Samuel Albis

Samuel Albis

Film Director | Producer | Writer | Creative Director at Yellow Butterfly Project - YBP
Miami, United States

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Film Director | Producer | Writer | Creative Director
Yellow Butterfly Project - YBP Judith Weston's Two Light Studio
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Samuel Albis is an award-winning Creative Director,Film and commercial director. He started his career researching, writing and producing documentaries and news shows before becoming a copywriter in advertising. For over ten years Samuel worked in prestigious agencies in Latam and the US such as Grey, Young & Rubicam, Saatchi and Saatchi and DDB.

During his advertising years he was involved in the creation and development of successful campaigns for clients in different industries, including commercial aviation, tourism, beer, banking, health, QSR, B2B, insurance, telecommunications and clients like Procter and Gamble, Avianca, Sony, Anheuser-Busch (Bud Light, Budweiser, Michelob), State Farm TJX, McDonald’s and many more.

His work as a creative director garnered several awards including Cannes Lions, FIAP, NY Festivals, San Sebastian, ADDY’s amongst others.

After a successful career as a creative director, directing felt like the natural next step. He moved to Los Angeles where he attended UCLA and trained for over a year with the prestigious teacher Judith Weston on directing actors. Through these experiences, Samuel developed a keen sense for narrative storytelling and great performances.

Samuel started directing professionally in mid 2010. Since then his commercial work has been featured in prestigious magazines such as Shots, Shoot and Creativity Online among others, and has been honored in several national and international festivals. In 2011, he was selected and honored in a New York ceremony by Shoot Magazine as one of the New Directors to Watch.

His short film “Chub” was accepted in more than 15 important film festivals around the world earning several awards.

Today, through YBP (The Yellow Butterfly Project) he combines his advertising experience and his film-making talent to serve clients and agencies alike with crafted and smart storytelling in all traditional and digital media.

Positions

Partner | Film Director | Creative Director
Yellow Butterfly Project - YBP
United States
February 2006 - Present (12 years 10 months)
The Yellow Butterfly Project (YBP) is an award multi-cultural Creative Creative Production and Entertaining Company, that focuses on the creation of engaging visual storytelling. For the past 10 years we have served Brands and Agencies alike, with our passion and integrity. We provide Production and Creative Services to thinkers like us. We explore the content creation for Television, Film, Web, Mobile, Photography, Design and any other media where compelling Visual Stories can be told. We love to innovate, and collaborate with other creative minds. Our roster brings together talented directors, screenwriters, copywriters, editors,photographers, creative producers, designers, strategists, developers, and many other creative people that pour their souls and minds into every project NO MATTER THE SIZE. We believe in the CRAFT of creating a GOOD STORY. We believe that the STORY is not a specific technique, or a style, neither a fad, but a concept that MOVES and ENTERTAINS. We CONNECT through the CRAFT of VISUAL storytelling. We Create Content that Matters.
Partner + Film Director
Chicago, United States
June 2010 - 2013 (2 years 7 months)
we are storytellers.we attract stories that are raw, relevant, dynamic, and poignant. we attract collaborations with writers, art-directors & creators of all kinds to tell stories of products, services and people. we attract the best talent possible to create your vision so our collective stories will resonate with the people you want to reach.we attract 30-second, 60-second, 90-second, even 90-minute stories, that will take on a life of their own, be it TV, Movies, Internet, phone or new technologies we have yet to discover.we attract the intangible, taking on the challenge to transform it into a palpable, touching message.we are Magnet Filmworks and we’d love to tell your story.
Director
Within Productions
2010 (1 year)
Executive Creative Director | Partner
Yellow Butterfly Project- YBP
February 2006 - 2010 (3 years 11 months)
Before YBP became a Creative Production Company, it was multicultural Creative Firm creating work below and above the line, digital and activation programs. Here it's a list of some of the clients we did work for:- T.J. Maxx- Marshalls- Home Goods- Bacardi- GolTV- Consulting Creative Direction for the Marketing Store: McDonald's and Miller Lite- Consulting Creative Direction for TPN- Consulting Creative Direction for ViVa Partnership.
Creative Director
del Rivero Messianu DDB (Alma)
Colombia
September 1998 - February 2005 (6 years 5 months)

Education

Directing Actors, Actor-Director Lab, Script Analysis and Rehearsal Techniques,

2008 - 2012 (4 years)

Certificate

2000 (1 year)

Professional Program

1995 - 1996 (1 year)

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