About

Frank Martin Schmidt first began his career in the documentary film industry where he worked as director and DOP.
The experience there gained, proved vital in enhancing his sense of intuition and fine tuning his keen instincts.
The successful employment of these two talents has guided him during an uninterrupted career in commercials and advertising, spanning the last 18 years.
Frank Martin Schmidt focuses precisely on the essence – the core – of each story he encounters, permitting him to deliver the underlying message within the briefest timeframe.
His films derive their authenticity from his process of constantly juggling inspirational insights with ideas

gleaned from everyday life.
 
At the same time Frank Martin Schmidt vision is clearly story-based, humorous, frequently visual and always human. In addition his work is characterised by an intuitive gift for casting and rhythm, perfectly matching each story he directs.
He is internationally known under his brand name "Martines" and appreciates the close exchange with clients and agencies and is always interested in the product - its history, its present and its future.
Numerous top brand names have demonstrated their confidence in Frank Martins abilities.

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Clients

  • ADAC car insurance
  • ALBINGIA insurance
  • Allianz insurance
  • ARD Fernsehlotterie
  • Axel Springer Verlag AG
  • Bayer Health Care
  • Beck's
  • Beko
  • Billa
  • Bitburger
  • Burger King
  • Cailler
  • Deutsche Bahn
  • Fiat
  • Fixies
  • Fol Epi
  • Funny Frisch
  • Galleria Kaufhof
  • Hanse Merkur
  • Henkel
  • Indofood
  • Kia
  • Kido
  • Kiev Star
  • Hochland
  • HSBC
  • Hyundai
  • Lipton Tea
  • Martini
  • McDonald's
  • Mercedes Benz
  • Mitsubishi
  • Nestle
  • Noem Fasten
  • Novo Passit
  • Omo
  • Opel
  • Otto Versand
  • Orange
  • Postbank
  • Roshen
  • Servus TV
  • Sparkasse
  • Skoda
  • Telegate
  • Telekom
  • Telekom Austria
  • Thyssen Krupp
  • Uni Credit
  • Unilever
  • Unister GmbH
  • Verida
  • Victoria
  • VW
  • Win2Day
  • ZDF
  •  
  • and many more ...

Agencies

  • ADK
  • Bartel Broemmel Struck
  • BBDO
  • Brawand Rieken
  • Cayenne
  • CCP Heye
  • Citigate SEA
  • DDB
  • DDFG
  • Deepblue
  • Economia
  • Eiler Riemel
  • EMCG
  • Euro RSCG
  • Flemming Pfuhl
  • For Sale
  • Grabatz Partner
  • Grey
  • Heye
  • Hurtig Partner
  • Innocean
  • Jung von Matt
  • JWT
  • KNSK
  • Kolle Rebbe
  • Leo Burnett
  • Lowe
  • Mack
  • Massmann
  • McCann Erickson
  • Odyssey
  • Ogilvy Mather
  • Palla Koblinger Proximity
  • Publicis
  • Saatchi & Saatchi
  • Sauce
  • TBWA
  • Weigert Pirouz Wolf
  • Zum Goldenen Hirschen
  •  
  • and many more ...

Countries of work

  • Argentina
  • Austria
  • Bulgaria
  • Czech Republic
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Indonesia
  • Italy
  • Lebanon
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Serbia
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Vietnam

Celebrities

  • Michael Ballack Ab-in-Den-Urlaub
  • Frank Marcus Barwasser ZDF Satire
  • Franz Beckenbauer Postbank
  • Gerhard Berger Begegnungen Hubert Neuper trifft
  • Deutsche Fußballnationalmannschaft Bitburger
  • Frank Elstner ARD Fernsehlotterie
  • Elina Garanca Begegnungen Hubert Neuper trifft
  • Alexander Herrmann Knorr
  • Hubertus Prinz zu Hohenlohe Begegnungen Hubert Neuper trifft
  • Hellmuth Karasek Begegnungen Hubert Neuper trifft
  • Angelika Kirchschlager Begegnungen Hubert Neuper trifft
  • Franz Klammer Begegnungen Hubert Neuper trifft
  • Gustav Kuhn Begegnungen Hubert Neuper trifft
  • Eva Lind Begegnungen Hubert Neuper trifft
  • Nena Mitsubishi
  • Urban Priol ZDF Satire
  • Nina Ruge Galeria Kaufhof
  • Stefan Ruzowitzki Begegnungen Hubert Neuper trifft
  • Wolfgang Schüssel Begegnungen Hubert Neuper trifft
  • Esther Schweins Martini
  • Oliver Welke ZDF Satire
  • Peter Wolf Begegnungen Hubert Neuper trifft
  • Erwin Wurm Begegnungen Hubert Neuper trifft

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