Meet Ara Soudjian

Meet Ara Soudjian

Ara Soudjian’s directorial vision and talent have garnered him awards and given him a strong foothold in the commercial and music video industry. Clients include Sony Music, Warner Bros. Records, Gatorade, Ralphs, Motiv, Metro and Rock the Vote, to name a few. He’s directed reality TV pilots for Fox and Sony Television. His music videos for hip hop artist Wiz Khalifa and Grammy award winning singer Serj Tankian (System of a Down) earned him two MVPA awards for “Best Hip Hop Video” and “Best Music Video under $25K”. In 2010, Ara directed and produced a short film, “A Nice Old-Fashioned Romance” which premiered at the prestigious Los Angeles Shorts Festival and has been shown at festivals throughout the U.S. and Canada. He and his wife are owners of the production company, Friendly Filmworks.

Email: arasoudjian@me.com


Awards
2018 Telly Gold Award – Sauro Campaign-  Commercials
2018 Telly Silver Award – Sauro Campaign-  branding
2017  Webby Awards  – Motiv –  ADVERTISING, MEDIA, & PR
2017  Telly Silver Award – Motiv
2017  Telly Bronze Award – Madani
2016 – PRism Award
MVPA Award – Wiz Khalifa “Say Yeah” – Best Hip Hop Video
MVPA Award – Serj Tankian – “Money” – Best Music Video under 25K.