Amir Farhang is an award-winning agency creative who turned to full-time directing in 2012.
A huge sports fan, in 2013 Amir directed the Adidas basketball produced documentary The Return that followed the comeback of Chicago Bulls NBA MVP Derrick Rose. Recently, his ‘World’s Toughest Job’ campaign for American Greetings went viral garnering over 24 million hits on YouTube and went on to win a Gold Pencil at The One Show, The Grand Effie at the 2015 Effie Awards, a Pencil at D&AD, and a Silver Lion in Cannes.
Additionally, he wrote and directed the hilarious and successful ‘Swingman Jersey’ campaign for the NBA and Adidas featuring Joakim Noah, Damian Lillard, Dwight Howard, Kenneth Faried, and Andrew Wiggins. In 2015, he shot ‘Sweat with the Best’ for Gatorade, featuring Dwayne Wade, Peyton Manning, Serena Williams, Jimmie Johnson and Bryce Harper. More recently, he worked with Rob Riggle for a very funny Holiday Inn Express campaign.
Amir lives in Austin, TX with his wife, Kayla, and two dogs, Bo Jackson and Pants.