Street Talk for November 1, 2019
Jason Docter (l) and Matt Docter

Directing duo the Docter Twins--consisting of Jason and Matt Docter--has secured its first representation in Canada, signing with Toronto-based commercial studio Westside. Based in L.A., Jason and Matt Docter continue to direct in the U.S. via their production company Thinking Machine. The identical twin brothers are known for their subtle, authentic sensibilities that balance smart performance and a cinematic style with a witty, comedic storytelling flair. The full range of the twins’ style can be seen in their multi-award-winning Xfinity Mobile “Data in Dollars” campaign from Goodby Silverstein & Partners. A series of 6-second contextual pre-roll ads, the campaign quantifies just how much everything from how-to tutorials to music videos and action flicks costs in data charges when not using Xfinity. The campaign was recognized at Cannes Lions, The Clios, The Addys, AICP’s Next Awards and The Webbys, among others. The twins are currently developing an indie feature film inspired by R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe. The Docter Twins made their first directorial splash back in 2008 when they earned inclusion into SHOOT’s New Directors Showcase....

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