By thelaegotist / / Director Michael Downing is joining the commercial roster at Biscuit Filmworks. Adept at capturing rich subtext and unspoken moments, Downing’s work is infused with a real-world relatability that resonates with viewers. Originally from Toronto, Downing has directed spots for leading brands including Samsung, Netflix, Subaru, T-Mobile, Mazda, VW and many others. His recent “Pep Talk” commercial for Netflix won awards at Cannes, The One Show and The Clios. His “Sky Diver” spot for Bud Light has been cited as one of the top twenty Super Bowl spots of all time. Downing joins Biscuit for both US and UK commercial representation from Epoch Films; he continues to be repped by Partners Films in his native Canada.