David Fincher is one of the greatest living directors. He’s created masterpieces like Fight Club, Seven, and Zodiac. He also directed Alien 3. But that’s neither her, nor their. He’s a man who, with some regularity, creates some of our culture’s most talked about films.
And on occasion he directs commercials. It’s a fairly common occurrence. Directors working in commercials allows them to make smaller films, with less risk, at a fraction of the production time.
Well, this time around, Fincher has been hired by Gap to direct some commercials. That’s right. The man who’s stock and trade is serial killers is directing commercials about jeans. And you know what? They’re not bad.
Check ’em out.