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Matt Ogens

Matt Ogens is an award-winning filmmaker known for an evocative visual aesthetic where image and narrative are intertwined.

Matt Ogens is an award-winning filmmaker, known for an evocative visual aesthetic where image and narrative are intertwined. He works across a variety of media including advertising, documentary, virtual and augmented reality.

Ogens got his start directing long form docu-series for networks including MTV, VH1, CBS, and CNN, and earned three Emmy nominations for his work for ESPN. His feature documentary “Confessions of a Superhero” premiered at SXSW to critical acclaim.

Ogens segued into commercials and branded content, working with top agencies and brands. He continues to work across both commercials and long form entertainment. In the world of advertising, Matt has helmed major commercial campaigns for Ford, Hyundai, ESPN, Ancestry.com, McDonald’s, Visa, Mitsubishi, Toyota, Coors Light, and Nascar amongst others, where he has earned several awards such as a SXSW Interactive award, Clio, One Show pencils, and more.

Other notable projects include the short documentary “Kid Yamaka,” which launched on Vice; “North VR,” a virtual reality film shot in Detroit; a Primetime Emmy Award for “From Harlem with Love” about the Harlem Globetrotters for ESPN’s “30 for 30” series; and several short films for Stand Up 2 Cancer.

Current projects include “Why We Fight,” an Emmy nominated new documentary series, which Ogens created and executive produces and a recent Emmy nomination for “LA Louvre,” an augmented reality film for RYOT and Huffington Post.

His new feature doc “Home + Away”, which follows high school athletes living on the US/Mexico border, premiered at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival.


Matt Ogens is an award-winning filmmaker known for an evocative visual aesthetic where image and narrative are intertwined.

Matt Ogens is an award-winning filmmaker, known for an evocative visual aesthetic where image and narrative are intertwined. He works across a variety of media including advertising, documentary, virtual and augmented reality.

Ogens got his start directing long form docu-series for networks including MTV, VH1, CBS, and CNN, and earned three Emmy nominations for his work for ESPN. His feature documentary “Confessions of a Superhero” premiered at SXSW to critical acclaim.

Ogens segued into commercials and branded content, working with top agencies and brands. He continues to work across both commercials and long form entertainment. In the world of advertising, Matt has helmed major commercial campaigns for Ford, Hyundai, ESPN, Ancestry.com, McDonald’s, Visa, Mitsubishi, Toyota, Coors Light, and Nascar amongst others, where he has earned several awards such as a SXSW Interactive award, Clio, One Show pencils, and more.

Other notable projects include the short documentary “Kid Yamaka,” which launched on Vice; “North VR,” a virtual reality film shot in Detroit; a Primetime Emmy Award for “From Harlem with Love” about the Harlem Globetrotters for ESPN’s “30 for 30” series; and several short films for Stand Up 2 Cancer.

Current projects include “Why We Fight,” an Emmy nominated new documentary series, which Ogens created and executive produces and a recent Emmy nomination for “LA Louvre,” an augmented reality film for RYOT and Huffington Post.

His new feature doc “Home + Away”, which follows high school athletes living on the US/Mexico border, premiered at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival.


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FIFA

World Cup 2018

Huffington Post

Augmented Reality Museum

Ford

This World

Vice

Kid Yamaka

Toyota

Line of Scrimmage - We Believe

Land Rover

The Road Less Travelled

Ancestry.com

Kyle

Infinity

Q30

IBM

Stop Carbon

Coors Light

Spontaneous Refreshment

State Farm

Together

Directed by Matt Ogens