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CHRISTOPHER GRUSE JOINS HUNGRY MAN
25 November 2020

Hungry Man have welcomed award-winning commercials director Christopher Gruse to their roster for global representation.

Rather than learning his craft at film school, Gruse came to the filmmaking world via a love of books, music, and cinema. Directing was a convenient way to combine this passion for visual media and deep love of storytelling, and he's become well known for his ability to combine sound design, considered aesthetics, and passionate narrative into one polished outcome.


Gruse's work with major automotive brands has been particularly well-received throughout his career behind the camera - something a reel chock-full of sleek work for the Honda, Mustang, Ford et al displays proudly.

The director also has a documentarian's studied eye for detail, and he made a successful entry into the feature-documentary world with 'Dare To Struggle, Dare To Win', which explores racial unrest in 1970s Detroit. This interest in real-life stories dovetails nicely with Gruse's commercial work, as his characters' actions and motivations always ring true.


Such a diverse collection of directing talents is bound to have Hungry Man champing at the bit to see what Gruse will come up with at his new creative home.

For more information about Christopher Gruse, get in touch with Hungry Man's Jo Maitland-Robinson at jo@hungryman.com or on 020 7239 4550.

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