Director Mehdi Norowzian joined Feel Films

Business, Creativity

Commercials, film and TV production company Feel Films is delighted to announce that the hugely talented and multi-award winning director Mehdi Norowzian is joining its roster.

Named as one of the top 30 commercials directors by D&AD, Mehdi is widely recognized for his strong visual style and effortless storytelling. These skills make him a perfect fit with Feel Films who have forged a strong reputation for quality film making across all areas of the industry.

Mehdi’s prolific twenty-year career includes high profile, award-winning commercials for clients such as Mercedes, Audi, Adidas, Reebok and Sony; film work including the Academy nominated short, Killing Joe (Emily Mortimer) and the 2002 feature Leo, (Elizabeth Shue, Dennis Hopper, Sam Shepard); as well as working with Kate Moss, David Beckham, Zidane and Denis Hopper and Harvey Keitel.

Mehdi Norowzian commented:

I am very excited to be joining the Feel Films family. I joined Feel because it reminded me of the intimate working practice we so enjoyed at my original production company,  Joy Films. I believe that this close collaboration and focused team around me, combined with Feel’s success in film and TV will deliver wonderful results. My dream is to be involved in challenging projects that demand my best and utilize my drama and cinematic sensibilities.

Feel’s Head of Production, Bona Orakwue:

We’re absolutely delighted to have Mehdi come on board. We’ve always been huge admirers of his talent. Mehdi has produced a massive amount of sensational work and his creative influence on the ad industry is unquestionable. We’re looking forward to the journey.

Founded in 2004 by producer Nick Hirschkorn, Feel Films is a London based advertising, film and television Production Company. Feel represents directors for commercials and multi-platform content whilst also developing and producing feature films and television drama. Over the last twelve years Feel has worked with all the major London-based advertising agencies and has produced headline-grabbing television work for both Sky and BBC1.

Feel Films produced multi-million pound, seven-part flagship television drama Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (in association with Cuba Pictures) for the BBC, adapted from the bestselling novel by Susanna Clarke. The series recently won two 2016 BAFTA Television Craft Awards – for VFX and Production Design – and received nominations in the Costume and Make-up & Hair categories. Deadline Hollywood and the Radio Times placed critically acclaimed Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell in their Top 10 TV Shows of 2015.

Since its inception Feel Films has forged a strong reputation in the advertising business for breaking exciting new talent including Benito Montorio, Matt Lipsey, Stuart Bateup and Toby Haynes. Award wins include BTAA gold, silver and bronze, LIA gold, Epica Silver and Bronze as well as a host of prestigious nominations.