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Aaron Ohlmann makes films like this and that and creates projects for VICE, the United Nations, bands, brands, & NGOs.



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SELECTED PROJECTS


VICELAND
Project: Television show - 2 episodes
Release date: Aug 2016
Credit: Producer 
Client: VICE



UN Foundation: #EarthToParis
Project: Video campaign
Release date: Nov 3, 2015
Credit: Producer/co-director
Client: UN Foundation, GOOD Inc.



UN World Humanitarian Summit: Impossible Choices
Project: Video campaign
Release date: April 28, 2016
Credit: Producer/director
Client: UN Foundation, GOOD Inc.



UN International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda
Project: Short film & Online Archive
Release date: Nov 26, 2014
Credit: Producer/director
Client: United Nations



Viva Cuba Libre
Project: Feature documentary about Los Aldeanos
Release date: Nov 24, 2014
Credit: Producer, Editor, Camera
Distributor: Journeyman Films and iTunes



Leaning Towers
Project: Feature documentary about Rem Koolhaas
Release date: Fall 2016 
Credit: Producer, Editor, Camera
Distributor: AgitPop Films



Fol Chen: 200 Words
Project: Music video
Release date: March 04, 2013
Credit: Director
Label: Asthmatic Kitty



YACHT: Utopia/Dystopia
Project: Music video
Release date: June 23, 2011
Credit: Producer, Editor, Camera
Label: DFA Records



Here Is Always Somewhere Else
Project: Feature documentary
Release date: Nov 8, 2008
Credit: Producer, Editor, Camera
Distributor: Ryko / Warner Bros.

For a complete archive of work visit archive.aaronohlmann.com




INFORMATION


Aaron Ohlmann is a filmmaker who has lived and worked in Hollywood, Bollywood, Nollywood, and a few places without pet names like Beijing and Mogadishu.

He’s produced and directed television for VICE, including upcoming episodes shot in Cameroon, Japan and China.

He spent a year working at the UN’s International Criminal Tribunal for the Rwanda, where he developed projects like this video and an online archive created with Folkert Gorter and David Clair.

Together with Nirvan Mullick he directed the anthem video for the Paris Climate Conference featuring Jack Black, and produced a follow up film featuring Morgan Freeman. The videos received over ten million hits and helped generate 1.4 billion Twitter impressions. He also co-directed the UN’s video campaign for the first World Humanitarian Summit featuring Daniel Craig, Michael Douglas, Forest Whitaker, and Rosario Dawson.

In Cuba he partnered with Jesse Acevedo to produce and edit Viva Cuba Libre, a feature about the controversial hiphop duo Los Aldeanos. Now available on iTunes, it was promoted by Amnesty International and received the DocU Award Nomination at IDFA.

He made three features with Rene Daalder, including a film about artist Bas Jan Ader cited by Art Info Magazine as one of the top 20 must-see art films. Also in collaboration with Rene was The Terrestrials about LSD guru Timothy Leary, and an upcoming film about architect Rem Koolhaas.

He’s created music videos for YACHT and Fol Chenexperiments for Beijing’s White+, and a video for General Pype that was banned from MTV Africa.

In collaboration with Special Order, he creates branded content for companies and nonprofits, including projects like this, that, and the other for VISA, this for Intel, a web series for Scion, a product launch video for Motorola, a concert film for Nintendo, Caine’s Arcade 2 for the Imagination Foundation, and this & that for TED.


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