RSA Films Signs The Freise Brothers


By thelaegotist / / Directors Behind Mesmerizing Brand Film for Tesla, “Not A DreamRSA Films announced the Freise Brothers have signed on for commercial representation. Among the industry’s most exciting emerging filmmakers, Nathan and Adam Freise—a.k.a. the Freise Brothers—have gained attention for their cinematic, design-inspired storytelling. Their work includes commercials for Newport Beach Film Festival, homeless assistance agency PATH, On Shoes and jeweler Atelier Minyon. But it was their own indie production of Tesla “Not A Dream” that landed them firmly in the spotlight. The branded film depicts a Tesla in its electric car splendor visiting a surreal land of oil and gas, and captured the attention of visionary Tesla co-founder Elon Musk who tweeted to nearly 4 million followers that he loved the video. From Union, MO., outside of St. Louis, The Freise Brothers, 35, are ‘mirror’ twins (with qualities like opposite dominant handedness), and complement each other on set as well. Adam focuses on actors’ performances while Nathan is in his element behind the camera. They thrive on the upfront collaboration with clients, as well as on-set production and post; both are versatile in animation, rendering and computer modeling from working as designers at architectural firms in Chicago. In 2008 they moved to New York for graduate school; Nathan attended SVA, while Adam went to Columbia Graduate School of Architecture.