Slim Signs Sports/Action Director Manes Duerr


By thelaegotist / / Slim, the production company based in Venice, California, is thrilled to announce sports and action director Manes Duerr as the newest addition to their roster. He will be represented by Slim for commercials and branded content in the US. Manes’ first work for Slim in the US market is a four-spot Fitbit campaign out of Townhouse New York. The commercials began airing in October 2017. Manes is a lover of American sports and is a committed Packers fan. He also played basketball as a small forward for many years. Originally from Vienna, Manes started his career as an editor before moving into directing commercials. The transition was easy for the graduate of the Filmacademy Vienna, who demonstrated a raw talent for captivating visual storytelling with athletes. His commercial credits include Under Armour, Nike and Votec. “Manes’ work has a remarkable aesthetic. His reverence for competitive sports is evident — there is a undercurrent of tension in his work that keeps the viewer enthralled. I expect his reel will evolve to include more narrative and dialogue work soon”, stated Tom Weissferdt, EP/Owner of Slim. Manes is also enthusiastic about exploring opportunities with Slim: “I am so excited and honored to be part of the Slim team. After working on our first project together, I am absolutely positive that I am in the right place. I appreciate their attention and invaluable insights and I’m really looking forward to our next project.”