Our award winning directing team is led by two of our OneNinth Partners, Jason Haffley and Brian Campeau.
Having lived in 7 states and constantly being on the move at such a young age, Jason learned quickly how to adapt to different places, people and purposes. As our lead Director, he’s worked on docu driven content, interview videos, broadcast commercials, comedy driven original content and tourism videos. While Jason works on molding the creative vision, Brian works through the technical side to make sure we have everything we need to fully execute and deliver for our clients.’
Brian picked up a camera shortly after leaving the Marine Core and within a few years became an accomplished photographer and cinematographer. After completing his Director of Photography degree from UCLA, he filmed 2 movies in the following year.
It doesn’t matter if your concept is scripted or interview driven, you won’t find a better team to execute on your team’s vision than Jason & Brian.
Imraan Ismail is a writer, director, and visual artist who creates stories for the soul. His films have been shown in film festivals around the world including at Sundance, Tribeca, and Cannes. He has directed work for clients like The United Nations, The New York Times, U2, Samsung, Mastercard, Conservation International, Ardbeg Scotch Whiskey and others.
Imraan was awarded The Cannes Lions Entertainment Grand Prix (and several Lions), The AICP Most Next Award, A World Press Photo Award, and was nominated for two Emmys for a VR film he made in conjunction with the New York Times, entitled “The Displaced.” He also recently won awards for a National Geographic documentary short, “The Protectors” that he co-created with Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow, (Zero Dark Thirty, The Hurt Locker) which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival.
With 20+ years in the production industry, Scott has has worked in all aspects of filmed media as a producer, executive producer, studio executive, and director. After many years in the industry, Scott saw a need for a technologically advanced camera motion company to capture footage from air, land and sea with unmanned equipment. To implement that, in 2017 Scott formed Hover Global – the largest Drone and Unmanned Cinematography unit in the US.
As a Commercial Director, Scott is able to fully execute his client’s vision though his expertise applying his creativity, artistry, passion and knowledge then mixing it with technology and in many cases raw horsepower! From industrial sized drones and helicopters to race cars and off road buggies with Russian Arms, Scott is able to take his client’s vision and bring it to the next level with confidence and precision.
Wasim has been involved in everything from print publications to video and commercial production. He began his career writing for various Primedia and Conde Nast publications before founding a national newsstand print publication featuring everyone from Hunter S Thompson’s renown artist Ralph Steadman to influential political and philanthropic personalities including Congressman Henry Waxman and The Sierra Club’s founder Carl Pope.
His attentive eye for detail and keen editorial sense led him to spend several years as a Senior Editor and Creative Director, producing and editing award-winning marketing and commercial videos and corporate media packages for Fortune 500 companies including Gap, Mattel, and Warner Brothers, featuring everyone from Heidi Klum and Tiger Woods to Common & Beyonce.
Wasim currently creates photography and video assets (Traditional and 360 VR content) for clients including Airbnb, 500px.com Studio, Trivago Hotels, Drift 101, VectorMount for GoPro, the World Forestry Center, The National Park Service, California State Parks, and the PTTOW influencer marketing summit, an annual event bringing together global power players from Quincy Jones to the Dalai Lama to the executives behind X-Prize, Quicksilver, Red Bull, and VICE Media. He was also one of 50 sponsored Samsung Camera Imageloggers, making him a brand ambassador some of today’s most innovative still and virtual reality imaging systems. He was also recently featured by Snappr as one of the highest-rated photographers in Portland!
Jonny firmly believes that laughter isn’t merely the best medicine; it’s the ONLY medicine.
Hailing from the City that Never Sleeps (perhaps why NYers are occasionally irritable), Jonny grew up off and on the Broadway stage and in recording studios all over the city, singing for his supper on over a thousand commercial jingles, soundtracks and singing back-up on numerous artists’ albums. He graduated from New York’s LaGuardia High School of Music, Art & Performing Arts.
In what little time he has not procrastinating, Jonny enjoys playing piano, taking photos of food for his non-existent blog, attending the theatre, spending time with friends and family, and bio-hacking. The latter of which has given him more than twice the standard deviation bone density of an octogenarian.
Art Haynie was named by StudioDaily as one of the top 50 people in the world influencing creative & technology for breaking new ground in new media and entertainment. Art is an award winning AR/VR director who originally came up as a creative in the advertising world, before leaving for a life of free donuts and have a long history as a traditional film maker for Commercials, TV, Film, Promos, Music Videos, Digital and New Media. He has a wide range or credits from record setting Super Bowl commercials, working as a staff director on ABC Network’s Jimmy Kimmel Live. He’s earned international credits and awards including an AICP Best Director in Europe, helping create an award-winning commercial for Pepsi which garnered “Brand of the Year”, and selections at the Cannes Film Festival.
Most Recently, he’s been called one of the “pioneers in Virtual Reality having already directed and produced the world’s first full-length live VR concert, and the world’s first VR political commercial. He also co-founded a new VR/AR tech development company based here in Los Angeles and Amsterdam, and is represented by Digital Development Management (DDM), a tech and gaming talent agency. Based here in Los Angeles, CA.
Magellan Rubin is a Los Angeles based Director who spent the first few years of his career as a Director of Photography in Colorado. He got into directing and quickly began to make a name for himself by working on commercials for leading brands and music videos for emerging artists.
In 2018, Magellan began writing and directing his first feature film, “A Violent Dance”. He is actively developing his plans for the film with other writers and producers from around the world. The film will tell the true story of Grant Neal, a promising student-athlete who had his dreams crushed when he was accused of a crime he didn’t commit. Soon after, he found redemption in the world of MMA fighting and has risen through the ranks to become the hero of a comeback story.
As a director, Magellan strives to create content that drives culture and challenges the limits of storytelling. His current portfolio includes content ranging from narrative films to commercials and music videos.
Matt Olmon is an award winning filmmaker living in Los Angeles with his eight year old daughter. He is currently producing VFX and color for television projects such as FBI (CBS), Fosse/Verdon (FX) and features POMS starring Diane Keaton and Triple Frontier (Netflix).
In 2017, Matt’s first feature as co-director, producer, and executive producer, Drinksgiving, was distributed by Gravitas Ventures in North America and California Pictures internationally. Also in 2017, as Director of VR and AR at OMD, Matt directed the VR game Gatorade Beat the Bliz, which won two gold Clios, a silver Cannes Lion, and Best VR at the AICP Next Awards.
In 2013, Matt directed the short horror comedy Paisley starring Barbara Crampton which played at such prestigious film festivals as Fantasia Fest, Beyond Fest, and deadCenter Film Festival.
A proud graduate of Florida State University’s Masters film program, his thesis film Zeke won a Student Academy Award and a Student Emmy Award for Best Comedy.