Rumble is endlessly excited to welcome the legendary director Mark Pellington to the family.
The signing is the result of a successful collaboration on the UK shoot of Pellington’s latest branded content film for Aston Martin featuring American football star Tom Brady and Aston Martin’s Chief Creative Officer Marek Reichman.
Pellington’s distinct approach is marked by a visually arresting style, meaningful and intuitive imagery and a deep connectivity to emotions.
With several premieres and nominations at Sundance Film Festival, countless MTV music video awards, a Grammy nomination and Life Time Achievement award under his belt, Pellington has had an extensive career in long and short format. He ventured from music videos into features, network television and commercials for brands like McDonalds, IKEA and Ford.
Pellington started his career at MTV in the late 80s and created the channel’s first internationally broadcasted series ‘Buzz’ which kickstarted his career as a renowned music video director for iconic names like Pearl Jam, U2, Michael Jackson, Foo Fighters, Bruce Springsteen, Jason Mraz and the list goes on. His feature career is just as impressive. Pellington has directed seven features starring award-winning cast such as Ben Affleck, Luke Wilson, Jeff Bridges, Jon Hamm and more.
This year, Pellington shows how to translate his style and craft into a high end car brand. ‘Soul Of The Machine’ is a collaboration between American footballer Tom Brady and Aston Martin. The teaser to the longer content piece has just been released.
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In 2003 Pellington moved into the world of network television and directed the pilot episode of CBS’ Cold Case, executive produced by Jerry Bruckheimer. He carried on working as Consulting Producer for 4 years.
During his time with the show, he was able license win Bruce Springsteen songs who rarely licenses his music and agreed to it because of his relationship with Pellington.
2015 marked Pellington’s latest TV success. Blindspot, an action thriller for NBC which is now a successful series. Pellington remained as an Executive Producer for the first season as well as directing 3 additional episodes. The series has continued it’s growth and has begun shooting season two in 2016 with Pellington still as an Executive Producer.