David Guttenfelder is an award winning photo journalist and esteemed National Geographic photographer. His calling in life has been to go to places that most people will never be able to see with their own eyes - we set out to recreate his life story in a cinematic way for the Oscars in 2016. When we noticed that David was a Squarespace customer and that he chose our platform to share his work out into the world, we set out to tell his story in a way that had never been done before.
We created a 90, 60 and 30 sec spots that premiered at the Academy Awards. In addition we created a unique online experience which went inside of the head of David Guttenfelder by creating an auditory accompaniment to some of his most famous photographs. This photographic essay is available for anyone to spend some time with the man who's been giving access to some of the most powerful and controversial moments in life.
Role: Chief Creative Officer