In over 35 years of producing and directing film & video projects, Velvy’s broad experience ranges from live-action and documentary, to animation and visual effects for broadcast, web, and the big screen.
Velvy has produced and/or directed video content for major brands including Apple, Adobe, Airbnb, Facebook, Google, YouTube, GoPro, Dolby, PayPal, Salesforce, Sony, HewlettPackard, Deloitte, Eventbrite, Asana, Steinway & Sons, Article, Coalition, E*Trade, Cisco Systems, Ancestry.com, Pivotal, Endava, AppDynamics, & Oracle.
In the world of finance & tech, Velvy has directed IPO Roadshow videos for Eventbrite, Asana, Big Commerce, Jamf, Doximity, DISCO, Alkami, Xometry, Enadava, Alector, Pivotal, Livongo, and Clover Health.
On the feature film side, Velvy has produced visual effects for Sin City, Hellboy, and SpyKids3D, and also produced Speed & Angels, a feature-length documentary profiling US Navy fighter pilots.
Velvy has produced hundreds of broadcast commercials for Industrial Light & Magic, The Orphanage, Bonfire Labs, Emotion Studios, Teak, SpyPost/Fotokem, Radium, Colossal Pictures, Wild Brain, Complete Pandemonium, Curious Pictures, and R/GA. His long list of commercial clients include Coca Cola, Nike, Volkswagon, Jeep, Disney, Texas Instruments, Heineken, & Adidas.
In the music & music video sphere, Velvy has worked with Nirvana, R.E.M, Ludacris, Randy Jackson, Mofro, Beso Negro, and Primus. The video he directed for
Robert M. Powell's "My Empire" won a Gold VIddy Award in 2022.
For broadcast and cable television, Velvy has produced and/or directed for MTV, Nickelodeon, ABC/Disney, VH1, CBS, Turner Classic Movies, as well as Star TV/Channel V in Asia.
As a director, Velvy’s films have won a Golden Gate Award in the SF International Film Festival and screened at the National Gallery in Washington. His commercial work has won a Telly Award as well as Art Direction Magazine’s “Best Spot of the Year".