DIRECTOR | WRITER | EDITOR
Ira Rosensweig is an award-winning director known for arresting visuals and a unique comic sensibility. He recently won two CLIOs for "Neighbors 3: Zombies Rising," a mashup of the Neighbors and Walking Dead franchises, which starred Seth Rogen and Zac Efron. His recent campaigns for Mike's Harder Lemonade and Kia were honored by AdWeek as Ad Of The Day and Creativity as Editor's Picks.
Ira began his career at MTV Networks as a true multihyphenate, writing, producing, directing, and editing full campaigns himself. "The Spike Action Study" which he produced, directed, and edited for Spike TV, won Promax and Broadcast Design Awards for best short film or music video. Ira was also honored with the Promax Rocket Award which recognizes the best new producer in promotions worldwide.
He has since directed commercials for brands such as Toyota, Geico, Absolut Vodka, Kia, Gillette, Disney, NBA, Nerf, Ford, Herbal Essences, eHarmony, Zales, Taco Bell, Nissan, Dish Network, Red Lobster, and Star Wars. His Promo clients include NBC, AMC, Bravo, History Channel, A&E, Nickelodeon, IFC, Food Network, TV Land, Cartoon Network, TLC, Sprout, and Epix.
Working in film and TV, Ira recently produced, directed, and edited "Mystery Now" a digital series starring John Lithgow that serves as a prequel to NBC's "Trial & Error." "Think Tank," a show Ira co-created and directed, as well as executive produced with Chris Moore (Manchester By The Sea, Project Greenlight), was an official selection of The Independent Pilot Competition at the 2014 New York Television Festival, and became A&E’s first digital series. He's also been commissioned to write screenplays for the Farrelly Brothers and MGM.
Ira lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two kids.
Neighbors 3 - Zombies Rising
Star Wars Disco
TP Link - Patio
Food Network - Beat Bobby Flay
AMC - Preacher Trailer Parody
NBC - Mystery Now
Mike's Hard Lemonade
The History App - Loud Talker
Geico - The Lost Art of Being a Man
The Spike Action Study