The Sound, 2019

The Making of The Sound and Beyond

STEVEN PIERCE IS A WRITER AND DIRECTOR WITH A BODY OF WORK THAT SPANS DOCUMENTARY, LIVE MUSIC, AND COMMERCIAL WORK. HE HELMED THE HIT ONLINE COMPETITION SERIES “TOP PHOTOGRAPHER” STARRING NIGEL BARKER, “WHAT IT TAKES” FOR THE NHL AND HULU LEADING UP TO THE 2019 STANLEY CUP, AND HAS RECEIVED FOUR COLLABORATIVE EMMY AWARDS FOR HIS WORK ON SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE. HIS HIGH ENERGY STYLE OF STORYTELLING MIXES STORY WITH PACE IN ORDER TO LIFT THE CHARACTERS OFF THE SCREEN. AS A DOCUMENTARY DIRECTOR HE HAS SHAPED THE STORIES OF PEOPLE SUCH AS KURT WARNER, JJ WATT, JAMAAL CHARLES, EMMANUEL SANDERS, CHRISTIAN YELICH, AND MANY MORE. AS A LIVE DIRECTOR HE HAS LED PERFORMANCES FOR CEE LO GREEN AND THE MUPPETS, BLAKE SHELTON, JASON MRAZ, ED SHEERAN, REGINA SPEKTOR, TWENTYONE PILOTS, SHERYL CROW, GARY CLARK JR. AND JANELLE MONAE. HIS 45 MINUTE CONCERT FILM “THE SOUND” IS CURRENTLY SHOWING AT FESTIVALS ACROSS THE WORLD. HIS COMMERCIAL WORK INCLUDES BRANDS SUCH AS AMAZON, CBS, T-MOBILE, CANON, NIKON, PROCTOR AND GAMBLE, VERIZON, MOTOROLA, AMERICAN FAMILY INSURANCE, AND AT&T. STEVEN’S OVERALL FOCUS IS TO BALANCE ENGAGING PERFORMANCES, WITH ENTERTAINING PACE, AND DYNAMIC VISUALS. HE WAS TRAINED AS AN ACTOR AT A TOP CONSERVATORY WHICH ALLOWS HIM A UNIQUE ABILITY AS A DIRECTOR TO WORK WITH ACTORS AND REVEAL NUANCED PERFORMANCES. FOR HIS SHORT FILMS, “BANG. BANG.,” “SLINGS AND ARROWS,” AND “MINOR FALL,” THE LEADING ACTORS ALL RECEIVED AWARDS FOR THEIR PERFORMANCES WHILE THE SHORT FILMS WERE IN THEIR FESTIVAL CIRCUITS.