Michael Koerbel

Koerbel directs commercials for Samsung, Axe, Coca-Cola, T-Mobile, Applebee's, Disney, Mattel, BIO:ESPN, mike's Hard Lemonade, NBA, Fiat, Chrysler, Honda, Jaguar, Toyota, Porsche, Scion, Buick, Neff, Bush's Beans, Johnnie-O, Royal Caribbean, Milliman Financial, and Star Clippers. Koerbel recently completed a VR project for Fiat which blended four unique environments together in a 360 space with full spatial audio, something that hadn't been accomplished before. The AXE “Apollo” campaign containing his “NCAA” and “Indy 500” won Cannes Gold and Silver Lions. “It’s A Magical Life” for Porsche has been viewed an estimated 60 million times between theatrical, cable, and online audiences, and won a Silver Effie. His commercial for Royal Caribbean aired during the 2013 Oscar telecast to over 40 million viewers – and introduced Kristin Chenoweth as the godmother to their latest ship – Quantum of the Seas. Michael Koerbel has been featured in Adweek, Creativity, New York Times, CNN, The Guardian, PBS, USA Today, and by Apple – as well as hundreds of other publications highlighting his unique iPhone filmmaking and distribution methods. He has spoken at The Academy of Arts and Sciences, the DGA, TEDx, and most recently, SXSW.
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