In Karen’s first 18 months behind the camera, she collected several industry awards including a BTAA Silver, Best New Director at Kinsale and Best New Director at YDA/shots in Cannes as well as being featured on the front cover of Shots Magazine.
Since then she has gone on to direct commercials for agencies and clients all over the world including Sainsbury’s, FIAT, McDonalds, Thomsons, Save the Children, and UNICEF (the latter two being featured in the APA collection).
Karen’s commercial for Barbie “Imagine the Possibilities” picked up a raft of awards including a Silver Cyber Lion at Cannes, an AICP award for Direction and Performance, YouTube’s Ad of the Year, People’s Choice Award and a Best Director nomination at the BTAA Craft Awards.
Karen’s work was selected for the inaugural WOWS awards in Cannes and was features in Pitch Magazine.
Most recently Karen’s Barbie spot ‘Dream Gap’ picked up two Webby’s including ‘Webby for Good.’
Slim Pictures is a boutique commercial production company. We keep things lithe. We combine our directors’ strengths with resourcefulness to produce compelling stories for our clients. We create content that opens up our world and inspires audiences everywhere. We ride our bikes to Abbot Kinney Blvd in Venice to get ice cream.
Owner/EP Tom Weissferdt established Slim in 2010 and continues to collaborate with ingenious talent from across the globe.