Bob Giraldi

Chair, MPS Live Action Short Film Department, School of Visual Arts; president, film director, GIRALDI MEDIA; principal, partner, Rated Content

Bob Giraldi brings an independent hand to everything he touches. Whether it’s music videos, films, commercials, education or restaurants, his distinctive influence is immediately felt in all his projects.

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BFA, Pratt Institute
Commercial spots include:
More than 4,000 commercials, including award-winning campaigns for Freedom Center, McDonald’s, Pepsi-Cola (with Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie), Miller Lite, Chili’s, 2012 Olympics, I Love NY (with Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin)
Productions include:
Writer, director, short films, The Routine, Second Guessing Grandma, The Grey Coat, Honey Trap. Feature films, Dinner Rush, Hiding Out
Music videos include:
Writer, director, “Beat It,” Michael Jackson; “Say, Say, Say,” Michael Jackson, Paul McCartney; “Just the Two of Us,” Will Smith; “Love is a Battlefield,” Pat Benatar; “Hello” and “Running with the Night,” Lionel Richie; “Loaded,” Ricky Martin; “Don’t Drive Drunk,” Stevie Wonder
Collections include:
Museum of Modern Art, Baseball Hall of Fame
Awards and honors include:
Living Legend Award, Grand Award, gold and silver medals, New York Festivals; Hall of Fame Laureate, Art Directors Club; Gold Lion, Cannes Film Festival; Gold Award, AICP; Gold Award, ADDY; Golden Remi Award, World Fest Houston; People’s Choice Award; CLIO; ANDY;Rolling Stone; Billboard Music Video Award; Hershel Levit Award, Pratt Institute; MTV Video Music Award; “One of 101 Stars Behind 100 Years of Advertising,” Advertising Age; Media Project Shine Award; Who’s Who in America; International Who’s Who of Professionals

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Chair of the MPS Live Action Short Film program at SVA and award-winning film and television director Bob Giraldi brings an independent hand to everything he touches. From Michael Jackson’s music video for Beat It to the popular Miller Lite commercials in the 1980s, Giraldi has produced and directed over 4,000 unique visual masterpieces.

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