Directed "Crash Test/G-Class" commercial for Mercedes-Benz.
6 Interviews |
9 Articles |
4 Pictorials |
6' 1" (1.85 m)
Did You Know?
I write my own action. There's a scene in The Island
(2005) - a highway chase where a pile of train wheels fall off a truck and smashes into the oncoming cars. That thought came to me as I was driving next to a truck carrying rail wheels. My mind is very fertile, so I'm like, 'That's very dangerous!' I sent someone out to do research and found out those train wheels weigh a TON each . . .
Since the age of 26, Bay has won every major commercial directing award, including the Gold and Silver Lions at the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival. He also won the Grand Prix Clio for Commercial of the Year for his "Got Milk/Aaron Burr" commercial, which also won him the Museum of Modern Art Award for Best Campaign of the Year.
Actors/characters in his films are almost uniformly shot in tight, emphatic close ups, framed under the hairline and above the chin.