Thomas Beug’s directing work brings together a spontaneous, real-life sensibility with an eye for beautifully composed, cinematic visuals and a natural sense of humor. Documentary-style storytelling is at the heart of his craft and he is happiest when he is telling the stories of weird and wonderful human beings. Beug has worked with some of the world’s top sports celebrities including Usain Bolt, Simone Biles, Thierry Henry, Novak Djokovic, Kaka, Dwight Howard and Ricky Fowler. Beug’s only personal sporting claim to fame is a brief stint with the Irish National Ultimate Frisbee Team.
Beug has worked as a director and showrunner on multiple branded documentary series. Most recently Thomas partnered with Viceland and adidas Originals acting as showrunner on a series called Never Too Late which examined up-and-coming artists in LA and NYC. Beug’s commercial and film work has won multiple awards including at The One Show, Cannes Lions, The Fastnet Film Fetsival, Red Rock Film Festival and DOC NYC.
Beug’s passion is cooking and he lives in Brooklyn with his wife and two kids. He is 6ft 8 but he does not play basketball. He can also report that the weather is exactly the same up there.
Commercial clients include adidas, Kellogg’s, Puma, Domino’s, Kraft, Honeymaid, Jet-Puffed Marshmallows, Lego, Budweiser, Prudential, Walgreens, Wix, Cat’s Pride, Guiding Stars, Carnival Cruise Lines, Allways Insurance, Disneyland, Uber and Google.