Max started in theater and later moved to commercials, documentaries & narratives and digital media. He first majored in Cinema & Literature then pivoted to TV/Film Production at NYU Tisch School of the Arts. Having worked at both production companies and ad agencies, Max served as Account Director & Creative Director for many of the clients he collaborated with. He’s equal parts creative and analytical with a sweet spot for revitalizing brands. Polaroid, Hasbro, Lucasfilm, Vivitar, Konami Gaming, The Children’s Aid Society, Altec Lansing and most recently Spotify have invited Max to create commercials, brand films, social, and experiential for them. His work has been recognized by Cannes Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, Clios, Webbys, and AWWWARDS. He resides in New York City with several month long stretches in Austria and LA.
With accolades trailing behind him like a comet’s fiery tail, Byron’s commandeered the creative teams at Spotify Studios and Capitol Music Group.
He roams the untamed frontiers of the music & tech space, like a fearless desperado forging new paths, his trusty companion Pablo, a Schnauzer, by his side.
As founder of the creative collective A Bunch of Savages, he’s a champion for the Filipino community, using premium versatile storytelling as his weapon and empowering the next generation of artists.
Having directed and produced for Paul McCartney, Halsey, Chris Brown, Barry Gibb, Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross, Queens of the Stone Age, ASAP Rocky, and even the indomitable ghost of The Notorious B.I.G. Estate, he’s feared and revered. Like a Sasquatch.
Cody is a multidisciplinary director with a background in editing, cinematography, and music. Filmmaking has always been where he’s felt most at home. It’s where all his favorite art forms come together in a process that requires good communication with good people—everything he loves. His films have been screened at festivals such as the Boston International Film Festival, Nitehawk Shorts Festival, and Dance Camera West Film Festival, and his previous and current clients include Snickers, Disney, King, Tweezerman, Youtube, iStar, and Christie’s.
MrMrStudio tells stories across every channel and platform to offer collaborative and end-to-end creative production. MrMrStudio is an award-winning director that lives in Brooklyn and on airplanes. His previous and current clients include American Express, Sally Hansen, Mercedes, Western Union, Naked Juice, and Target.