Greg Rom is an award winning commercials and film director who has worked on brands such as Volkswagen, Standard Bank, Virgin Money, Ford, Klipdrift, Absa and National Geographic.

His short films have travelled the world and have won illustrious festival awards. He is a talented storyteller and performance director but also possesses the rare ability to work in many genres. From comedy to strong visual narratives, Greg brings unique insight to every project. 

His forte is creating bold unpredictable narratives that make you laugh, and then wake you up at 2am in the morning with a peculiar feeling in the pit of your stomach.

Accolades:

Winner - 2017 Gold Loerie Award for Online Content

Winner - 2014 CLIO Music Film Award

Winner - SA Film Reel | Best of Reel Directing Craft September 2016 | Noodles

Winner - 2016 Jameson INDIEChannel Music Video Grant

Winner - Some Loerie Awards 

Featured on BestAdsOnTV - a couple of times

'NOODLES' Screening information 

ShortShorts Film Festival and Asia 2016 – Official Selection International Competition

New York City Shorts Film Festival 2016 – Official Selection

 'LOOT' Awards and Screening information 

ShortShorts Film Festival and Asia 2013 – Official Selection International Competition. Winner Moet Star Award
New York City Shorts Film Festival 2012 – Official Selection. Audience Award Winner
One Screen Film Festival 2012 – Official Selection. Best Narrative Film Award Winner
Bumbershoot 1Reel Film Festival 2013 – Official Selection International Competition. Winner Best Narrative Film
Festival International De Films Indépendants Genève 2014 – Official Selection. Children’s Prize
Love Your Shorts Film Festival 2014 – Official Selection. Winner Best Directing.
Reggio Film Festival 2014 – Official Selection. Audience Award Winner
Port Townsend Film Festival 2014 – Official Selection. Winner Outstanding Live Action Comedy Short
African, Asian and Latin American Film Festival 2013 – Official Selection Best African Short. Special Mention

Seattle International Film Festival 2013 – Official Selection
St. Louis International Film Festival 2012 – Official Selection
Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival  2013 – Official Selection Young Audience Program
South African Film and Television Awards 2013 – Best Short Film Nomination
Garden State Film Festival 2013 – Official Selection – International Competition
Baghdad International Film Festival 2013 – Official Selection
Aspen Shortsfest 2013 – Official Selection International Competition
Gulf Film Festival 2013 – Official Selection Intersections
Seattle International Film Festival 2013 – Official Selection
Détours en Cinécourt Saint Genies Bellevue 2013 – Official Selection Plein Air
International Short Film Festival of Cyprus 2013 – Official Selection
DC Shorts Film Festival 2013 – Official Selection – International Competition

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