Mark Freiburger

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Mark Freiburger
Born Stephen Mark Freiburger
(1983-07-16) July 16, 1983 (age 33)
Roanoke, Virginia, United States
Alma mater UNC School of the Arts
Occupation Film Director & Screenwriter

Stephen Mark Freiburger (born July 16, 1983 in Roanoke, Virginia) is an American filmmaker. Freiburger grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina, attending Providence High School and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. At age 22, Freiburger produced and directed his first feature, Dog Days of Summer, and at 29 he directed the Greatest Super Bowl Commercial of All Time as named by CBS.

Early life and education[edit]

Film work[edit]

Commercial work[edit]

  • Winner of the 2013 Doritos Crash the Super Bowl contest. His commercial Fashionista Daddy made for a mere $300 beat out thousands of other entries, aired during Super Bowl XLVII on February 3, 2013 and was the #1 ranked :30 commercial of the Super Bowl on the USA Today Ad Meter. It landed him a mentorship under director Michael Bay on Transformers: Age of Extinction starring Mark Whalberg.
  • On January 29, 2014 it was announced during a live broadcast on CBS that his Doritos commercial was ranked the Greatest Super Bowl Commercial of All Time on a countdown of the top 10 commercials in Super Bowl history.
  • Directed an anti-drug advert featuring Jamie Lee Curtis for The Clare Foundation, among other PSA's for non-profit organizations.
  • Recently directed an IKEA TV commercial to air in Spring 2017.

Television work[edit]

  • Directed the Cooper & Joey pilot for Nickelodeon.
  • Directed sketch comedy pieces for DreamWorksTV.

Theatre work[edit]

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