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TREVOR CORNISH

Director

Born and raised in Vancouver, BC, Trevor Cornish has directed commercials, music videos, television and video games for over a decade.  His commercial work has garnered international awards at the One Show, Bessies, Shark Awards, New York Advertising Awards, London International Advertising Awards, Lotus, Art Directors Club France, ADCC Award Show, Eurobestlive Awards, Art & Design Show, Marketing Awards. And he’s been showcased four times on the World’s Funniest Commercials and nominated six times for a Cannes Lions (so far, always a bridesmaid).

He has also been featured in Creativity, Archive, Shoot, Marketing, Campaign, Applied Arts, AdCritic, Boards, Communication Arts and Shots.

Trevor’s short film “ROLAND” premiered at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival and has since screened at the Vancouver Film Festival, Atlantic Film Fest, Film North, Tacoma Film Fest, and San Francisco Shorts.

THE SPOTS

COOLSCULPTING

Moose

Things got a little hairy on this comedic spot for CoolSculpting, featuring a surprise massage from one of the Great White North’s favorite animals.

VAN HOUTTE

The Vans

This spot showcases some of Trevor’s ability to capture beautiful cinematography and different visual styles. The result is a memorable film saluting all “Vans”.

MCDONALDS

Big Tasty

Masterful comedic use of slow motion (or lack thereof) showcase Trevor’s ability to use various film techniques to enhance or misdirect for comedic effect.

MICROSOFT

Dishes

A great combination of a relatable story with deft filmmaking and VFX skills make this spot featuring Microsoft’s AR platform a memorable one.

BULTEX

Sheep

High up in the mountains, Trevor captures the science behind the age old question of how many sheep exactly does it take to fall asleep in this hilarious spot for Bultex.

SHOCK TOP

Six Pack

This is a great example of Trevor’s work with hidden cameras/real people as well as working with puppetry and improvisation. Together they combine for hilarious results in this piece for Shock Top.

COOLSCULPTING

Chili Pepper

Trevor had some more fun with CoolSculpting, showing yet another #notcool way to lose stubborn belly fat.

BC DAIRY

Cop Car

Again using film techniques to enhance the story, Trevor tells this story in a single shot cop-car mount – showing it’s okay to never completely grow up!

WALMART

Sibling Rivalry

This send up of the Marvel Avengers film series showcases Trevor’s ability to use great filmmaking techniques to a comedic end, creating an action-packed living room battle sequence.