Roman Rütten, is a 32 years old director from cologne germany and is based in Brooklyn, New York.

He studied graphic design in Hamburg & the UK before he joined the commercial directing roster of 1stAveMachine in the year 2011.

Since then he worked with major brands shooting commercials all over the world. And his work has been featured in leading magazines and blogs like Shots, Novum, Page, Adsof eWorld, campaign etc.

In 2016 he created together with Fernanda Brandao the project Children of the Forgotten in which he visited the indigenous tribe of the Huni Kuin in east Brazil. e result is a short documentary and a photo series that has been shown as part of the 2016 Viva Con Agua, Millerntor Gallery in Hamburg.

Also his musical short lm „Holy Fire“ has been selected to be screened from the Seattle International Film Festival 2017.

His first fashion film GONE that he codi- rected with Facundo Ruiz has been shoot in 2017 in Tulum, Mexico and feature sthe Argentinian actress Paulina Pozzetti. And has been feature on Blogs like Nowness and gained recognition as being selected by major fashion lm festivals including:

Berlin 2017 Fashion Film Festival Miami Internation Fashion Film Festival Chicago Fashion Film Festival
Brüssel Fashion Film Festival

Being strongly influenced by lifestyle, fashion, Music he is always interested in telling meaning full stories and beautiful crafted images with a sense of magic.

In his person time he creates his own musical dj sets and works on social projects.  He is also currently developing his first feature film "Serendipity Nights" together with writer Brian Burstein.



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