Before studying directing Gabriel Borgetto already worked as a producer and editor for TV and commercials. Born in Frankfurt in 1982 he studied film at the University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt, filmacademy Baden-Würrtemberg, Ryerson University Toronto and at UCLA in Los Angeles.
Today Gabriel is working as a director, writer and freelance creative director. His films take place in surreal worlds and deal with absurd stories in various genres in a humorous way.
His work has previously been honored internationally including the Cannes Young Directors Award, the Clio Awards New York, Los Angeles Comedy Filmfest, Art Director’s Club Germany, Porsche Advertising Film Festival as well as the by the Beijing Film Academy.