Award-winning film and television director Bob Giraldi brings an independent hand to everything he touches. From Michael Jackson’s music video for “Beat It” to the popular Miller Lite commercials in the 1980s, Giraldi has produced and directed over 4,000 unique visual masterpieces.
Bob’s music videos have been included in Rolling Stone’s top ten examples of video art at The Museum of Modern Art, and the Pratt Institute’s “Top 125 Icons” honoring the best work by faculty and alumni.
One of the original “Mad Men,” Giraldi was a creative director at the famous Y&R Ad Agency in the middle of the advertising creative revolution of the 70s, earning him the distinction of being named one of 101 Stars Behind 100 Years of Advertising.
Bob Giraldi’s feature film, “Dinner Rush” with Danny Aiello, John Corbett and Sandra Bernhard, appeared on a number Top 10 lists and was selected for MoMA’s prestigious New Directors/New Films Series.
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Giraldi’s independent films have garnered numerous awards and found their way into collections as diverse as the Baseball Hall of Fame. Giraldi has been inducted into the Art Director’s Hall of Fame, one of the few film directors to be honored. In 2011, Giraldi was honored with the New York International Film Festival’s first ever Living Legend Award, which recognized him as a prominent industry luminary whose contributions have advanced the advertising industry and made a lasting impact on the overall creative community. He is the only director ever to be inducted into the Advertising Hall of Fame.