Markus Walter is based in Berlin and Los Angeles. Coming from a music and editorial background he started directing music videos in Germany and the UK before switching to advertising.
His work has been described as cinematic and cultural mythos infused with a macabre sense of humor. He has directed international campaigns for Nike, Mercedes-Benz, EA sports, Ikea, Nintendo, Hewlett-Packard, VW, Audi and Playstation. His award list includes awards at Clio, LIAA, New York Festivals, Promax/BDA and Cannes Lions.
Markus’ ability to work well with people, his talent of telling a complex story in its shortest form, and his constant goal to get the maximum out of every job make him not only a successful modern director, but also one with whom clients and agencies like to work. Professional in temperament, innovative and creative, responsibile, adaptable and cooperative, Markus sets high standards for himself and his work.