Stage Right Features DONNY's film production work AS A Director, director of photography, and/or camera operator, while in advertising.

(ARTISTIC DIRECTOR, UTOPIC, CHICAGO, IL, U.S.A. 2011-2015) 

 

NBC "CITY" 

Editor: Tim Kloehn

Production support (cam): Donny Smutz

3D: Joe Minick

Finisher: Ryan Gilbert

Agency: Scott & Victor

Client: NBC

**2013 Telly Award, 2013 Emmy Award


HYUNDAI "NEW THINKING. NEW POSSIBILITIES."

Agency: Innocean

Client: Hyundai

Creative Director: Will Perry

Production Ass: Donny Smutz

Editor: Jan Maitland

Design: Joe Minick, Ryan Gilbert

Sound Design and music: Yessian


Chicago Urban League "Perspective"

Editor: Kat Pryor

Director of Photography: Donny Smutz

Graphics: Kevin O'Rourke

Assistant Editor: Christen Nehmer

Production: Utopic

Agency: commonground

Producer: Antonio Burnett, commonground

Client: Chicago Urban League


GILLETTE & WALGREENS "CHASE"

GILLETTE & WALLGREENS "REVEAL"

Director: Christen Nehmer

Director of Photography: Donny Smutz

Editor: Suzie Moore

Agency: Leo Burnett

Client: Gillette


BASIL HAYDEN "NEW CLASSICS"

Editor: Kat Pryor  

Director of Photography: Donny Smutz  

Production: Utopic  

Agency: Walton Isaacson

Client: Jim Beam


MCGRAW-HILL "TRANSFORMATION"

Producer: Bill Stone

Director of Photography: Donny Smutz

Editor: Christen Nehmer

Production/Post: Utopic

Agency: Salesforce

Client: McGraw-Hill


"HORSEFEATHERS"

Director: Christen Nehmer

Director of Photography: Donny Smutz

Executive Producer: Jan Maitland

Producer: Jennifer Ziolkowski

Editor: Christen Nehmer

Color: Filmworkers

Music: Apollo


CHICAGO IDEAS WEEK "LIGHTS"

Editor: Tim Kloehn

Director of Photography: Donny Smutz

Graphics: Ryan Gilbert

Production/Post: Utopic


COMED "SUPERPOWERS OF SCIENCE"

Director: Christen Nehmer

Director of Photography: Donny Smutz

Editor: Christen Nehmer

Motion Graphics: Kevin O'Rourke & Ryan Gilbert

Production/Post: Utopic

Producer: Heather Mitchell

Agency: Leo Burnett

Client: ComEd