Durable Goods was created to thrive in today’s constantly changing new media frontier by embracing adaptability and evolving its perspective. We connect compelling ideas with talent that brings them roaring to life in various formats and across multiple platforms.
Gabriel’s fixation on film as a way to convey experiences and emotions began after his sheltered rural Northern California life was uprooted for a year spent living in the Middle East just after the first Gulf War. Read More >
Rock solid balance and a soothing smile precede the eclectic, creative force in René Villar-Rios. This is due in no small part to his Chilean-Swedish background. His 18-year roots as a Venice Beach local keeps him grounded, while traveling the world seeking real faces, authentic situations and true emotions pushes his relevance. Read More >
A third generation Los Angeles native, Nicholaus Goossen’s debut feature film for 20th Century Fox, “Grandma’s Boy” is a cult classic. With a natural touch for comedy, Goossen has collaborated with a wealth of top-flight talent, displaying his unique sense of style and humor in a wide range of formats including movies, television, advertising, and music videos. Read More >
Sitting and speaking with Stephan about his approach to directing is a pleasure. Though a calm and demure gentleman, one cannot help but be inspired by his passion for the moving image and his respect for his “collaborators”. Having shot beauty and lifestyle spots all around the world for numerous brands such as Garnier, Bayer and Webber. Read More >
Snorri Sturluson is a creative professional who’s worked in the arts all his life, he started as a music photographer at a very early age in Iceland where his first subjects were Kukl (Björk’s pre Sugarcubes band). In 2001, Snorri moved to New York where he’s since worked as a creative director, photographer and director for many of the world’s top ad agencies and their clients around the world. Read More >
Director Matthew Egan has an unabashed passion for the visual arts and conceptual storytelling. His strengths lie in distilling concept, design, and story down to their most authentic elements; creating small windows into larger stories. With a background in visual art and a life-long infatuation with all things film, Matt honed his craft in the trenches of experience. Read More >
If Pokémon Go was the engine that shoved augmented reality into the broader cultural conversation, can we say the Olympics and its billions of viewers did the same for AR’s technological cousin, 360 video?