German-born Marc Schölermann started his directing career at the age of 13 shooting his own Super-8 movies in the basement of their family home.

After graduation he pursued a career in film production, working his way up from location manager to assistant director on various national and international feature films, among them the James Bond movie “Tomorrow Never Dies”.

Always envisioning a career in directing, he studied at Filmakademie Ludwigsburg and was ultimately signed as a multifaceted, creative and technical director. Over the last decade, he has directed numerous commercials for clients such as Mercedes-Benz, Lexus, Audi, BMW, Volkswagen, Acura, Ram Trucks, Samsung, Cafe Royal and many more.

Each year, Sholermann has modeled Europe’s famous Cafe Royal campaign “Agent on the Rocks” after some of the most infamous James Bond films. Marc has filmed in some of the most exotic and extreme locations on the planet, from the black sands of the Karakum desert in China for Huawei, to the coldest, most inhospitable locations on the planet such as the Swiss Alps, The Xinxiang Province in North West China, Northern Russia, and the Pyrenees Mountains in France. Whether it be iconic locations or a formation of helicopters shooting, or 9 BMWs doing ballet on ice fields, Marc uses cutting edge equipment in cranes, drones, snowmobiles with stabilized rigs and camera cars built for the most extreme weather conditions.

Marc Schölermann’s commercials have received numerous national and international awards and nominations including the Clio, Cannes Lions, OneShow Pencil, Cresta Award, at New York Festivals and for the Art Director’s Club. He also directed his first feature film, MGM/Lakeshore’s thrilller “Pathology”, written by Neveldine/Taylor, starring Milo Ventimiglia, Alyssa Milano, Michael Weston and Lauren Lee Smith. Marc divides his time between Hamburg and Los Angeles.

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