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Michael Pollak
Based in Washington, DC, USA
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BIO

Michael Pollak is a Senior Creative Professional with over 26 national awards for his work in network broadcast commercials, multimedia and film and video production.

 

In total, Michael has created well over 350 visual, digital, live stream and multi-media projects; including working on both non-traditional and traditional advertising, marketing and social media campaigns.

 

Michael's clients have included Bud Light, Career Builder, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, HHS (Obamacare), Honeywell, Morgan Stanley, Quaker Oats, Deliotte, The World Bank, Hewlet Packward, Macys, and several other corporate, non-profit and motion picture clients. Including several Social, Health and Educational Initiatives.

 

Michael has conducted hundreds of high-profile interviews, from past and present Politicians, Fortune 500 CEOs, Administrators, Educational, Non-Profit Leaders and Man on the Street interviews that have resulted in paid and earned media across the country.

AWARDS

  • TIVA Peer Award in 2017 – Best Public Relations and Marketing

  • Nominated at French Embassy for Best of DC 

  • TIVA Peer Award in 2013 – Best Internet Commercial (Fireman)

  • TIVA Peer Award in 2013 – Best Promotional Video

  • TIVA Peer Award in 2013 - Silver Internet Commercial (Accountant)

  • TIVA Peer Award in 2013 - Silver Internet Commercial (Directing Category) (Accountant)

  • Death of a Nation Awards Below:

  • Winner Directors Circle of Shorts “Best of Genre” 2011

  • Winner “Golden Eagle Award” CINE 2011

  • Winner “Best in Show” Best Shorts Competition 2011

  • Winner “Best Short Film” Indie Fest 2011

  • Official Selection New York City International Film Festival 2011

  • Official Selection Atlanta Short Fest Film Festival 2011

  • Official Selection New Hope Film Festival 2011

  • Official Selection Washington, DC Independent Film Festival 2011

  • Official Selection New York New Filmmakers Film Festival 2011

  • Winner “Honorable Mention” Los Angles Movie Awards 2010 

  • TIVA Peer Award in 2010 - Best “Classic” Commercial

  • Winner - Silver “Classic” Short Film ITVA Peer Award in 2010 TIVA Peer Award in 2010 - Silver “Classic” Commercial

  • TIVA Peer Award in 2009 - Winner of Festival (Best of DC)

  • TIVA Peer Award in 2009 - Best Commercial (Career Builder)

  • TIVA Peer Award in 2009 - Silver Commercial (Quaker Oats)

  • TIVA Peer Award in 2007 - Best Commercial (Bud Light)

  • The Visions Film Festival 2007 Short Format Winner (Bud Light)

  • The Visions Film Festival 2007 Long Format Winner

  • NuReel.com Film Festival 2007 Winner

  • Young Panavision Filmmaker Award

  • Nominated for the Princess Grace Grant

  • Nominated for the Kodak Grant

  • 1st Place, NuREEL Film Festival, (2 minute preview), in Oakland, CA

  • Director of the Month, D.C. ONE Magazine Nov./Dec.

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