DGA 1st AD: Commercials


Jo Throckmorton: 1st AD, Director’s Guild of America

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67th Annual DGA Awards Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement: Dick’s Sporting Goods

(*)Denotes production support services by Blue Ace Media – separate from work as DGA AD
Xfinity June 2024 Never Miss (Caitlyn Clark): Xfinity Creative, Dir. Ellen Kuras (DGA 2nd AD)
LG&E May 2024 Disco Dan / Boomerang / Bagpipes: Yonder*
JSI Furniture May 2024 More Than Furniture: Oak Leaf Productions*
Miami Valley Gaming May 2024 Brand: Ruckus, Dir. Craig Brownrigg
GE Aerospace April 2024 Emotional Launch: Partizan, Dir. Floyd Russ
A&W Restaurants March 2024 & Campaign: Flightless*
Nike January 2024 Project specifics under NDA: BaM Productions*
Gillette / P&G December 2023 Counterstrike: 100-Degree Workout: Lightborne*
Ohio Responsible Gambling December 2023 Know Your Limits: PPS Group*
Hoosier Lottery November 2023 Blitz Bro: Ruckus, Dir. Craig Brownrigg
Baptist Health November 2023 OB Campaign: PPS Group*
Meta Quest 3 October 2023 Tyrese Haliburton (NBA): Stept Studios*
Hoosier Lottery September 2023 Mom’s Idea: Ruckus, Dir. Craig Brownrigg
HyQvia August 2023 Administration Procedures: Takeda*
Elijah Craig July 2023 Sign of the Striver: Florence*
McDonalds June 2023 Happy Meal-Nerf: Honest Films, Dir: Rylee Ebsen
Verizon June 2023 Will Power: Work from Home: Partizan, Dir: Floyd Russ (DGA 2nd AD)
Bose June 2023 Bose x Burrow: Matte Projects*
Norton Healthcare June 2023 Norton Healthcare: Good One*
Adidas May 2023 Aliyah Boston: Kamp Grizzly*
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital February 2023 Together: Bunker, Dir: Warren Fischer
Advance Auto Parts/Mobile 1 December 2022 Smoke the Competition: Natural Selection Productions*
Epidiolex November 2022 Never Say Never: Mutt Films*
Hoosier Lottery October 2022 Jingles All The Way: 8th Street Productions*
Tempur Sealy International September 2022 TempurPedic: Eye Level Films*
Makers Mark/Bon Appetit August 2022 Be Our Guest: Underhill Film*
IU Health July 2022 The Place Skill Built: French Butter, Dir: Brett Froomer
Under Armor July 2022 Jordan: Tool of North America, Dir: Floyd Russ
Miami Valley Gaming May 2022 LBC Rewards: Frank Content, Dir: Craig Brownrigg
NBC Sports  January 2022 IndyCar Racing Series Promos: NBC Sports*
iHeart Radio  January 2022 John Mellencamp, ‘Strictly A One-Eyed Jack’ release video: iHeart Media*
Hoosier Lottery  January 2022 Hot 7’s: Fivestone Studios*
Hy-vee  December 2021 Fresh 2022: XXL Pictures*
GE  November 2021 Smarter Cleaning: Jake Films*
Ohio Lottery  November 2021 Party Gift: PPS Group*
Ohio Lottery  September 2021 Merry & Bright: PPS Group*
Netflix  September 2021 Dave Chappelle Comedy Special Promo (w/ Morgan Freeman): Netflix*
Salesforce  September 2021 Trailblazers: Criminal*
IU Health  September 2021 Frank Reich: Hammer*
Tempur Sealy International  July 2021 TempurPedic: Eye Level Films*
Bloomberg Philanthropies  June 2021 Bloomberg Philanthropies: CMS*
Janssen  June 2021 Allison: Identity Media, Dir: Tarik Karam
Ralph Lauren  June 2021 Roderick Townsend: Farm League, Dir: Janssen Powers
Cosentyx  May 2021 Watch Me Move On: Chirp Films, Dir: Louis Sutherland
Woodford Reserve  May 2021 The Race (Kentucky Derby): Supply & Demand, Dir: David Holm
People Ready  May 2021 Ride to Work: Takuma Sato: We The People, Dir: Anthony Garth (DGA 2nd)
IU Health  April 2021 Badge of Honor: French Butter, Dir: Brett Froomer
Belle Tire  April 2021 Belle Tire: Cinema Libertad*
NBC Sports  March 2021 IndyCar Series Promos: NBC Sports*
Johnson & Johnson  December 2020 Janssen: Identity Media
Old Spice/Secret (P&G)  December 2020 Odor Boy: Aras Creative Services*
Gillette (P&G)  November 2020 Gillette Deodorant : Aras Creative Services*
Olay (P&G)  October 2020 Olay Body: Lightborne*
Google  September 2020 Pinpoint: Pulse Films, Dir: James Marsh
Old Dominion  September 2020 Promises: Tool of North America, Dir: Sasha Levinson
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital  August 2020 Heroes: PPS Group*
Sleep Outfitters  March 2020 Brand Campaign: On The Day Productions, Dir: Paul Schneider
Ford Trucks  February 2020 Bugle Call: Hungry Man, Dir: Alex Gorosh
Stonefire  November 2019 Experience the Taste: Curiosity*
Ohio Lottery  October 2019 Responsible Gambling & Holiday Scratch Off: Provocateur*
Ohio Lottery  October 2019 Merry Mary: Thinking Machine, Dir: Jason Docter
ND Football  August 2019 2019 Promos: NBC Sports*
Secret (P&G) July-August 2019 Mega: Aras Creative Services*
IU Health August 2019 This Is Personal: Tool of North America, Dir: Sasha Levinson
Papa John’s July 2019 Shaq: Better Day: Hungry Man, Dir: Amir Farhang
Miami Valley Gaming May 2019 Hurricane/Lucy Flashback/Nutty: Frank Content, Dir: Craig Brownrigg
Cincinnati Bell April 2019 Premiere Internet: PPS Group*
Peyton’s Places April 2019 Adam Vinatieri: NFL Film*
Lilly: Verzenio March 2019 Verzenio: Chelsea Pictures, Dir: Angie Bird
Meijer February 2019 Meijer: Radical Media, Dir: Peter Darley Miller    (DGA: 2nd)
KFC / YUM Brands February 2019 KFC Robocolonel PR Launch: Chirp Films, Dir: Tony Yacenda
Top Chef – Monogram November 2018 Top Chef & Monogram: Bravo / Granite Grove, Dir: Rob Meltzer
IU Health September 2018 Apply Yourself: Optimus*
IU Health August 2018 It’s A Plus World: Optimus*
Advantage Auto August 2018 Courtney Force: Lucky 21, Dir: Adam Littke
Callaway Golf August 2018 Dylan Meyer: Bullitt, Dir: Anderson Wright
Western & Southern July 2018 New Home: Honor Society*
IU Health July 2018 This Changes Everything: MERGE Chicago, Dir: Sasha Levinson
Stouffer’s July 2018 Urban Bistro: Honor Society, Dir: Brennan Stasiewicz
Olay (Proctor & Gamble) June 2018 Fearless: Lightborne*
Ohio Lottery May 2018 Feel Like a Million (4 spots): PPS Group*
NCAA February 2018 Google Cloud: Gloria Content*
Cincinnati Bell January 2018 Neighbors: Lightborne*
Finish Line December 2017 Migos: Waypoint Films*
Ohio Lottery November 2017 Bigness is our Business: Lightborne*
Ohio Lottery October 2017 Choose Problem Gambling: PPS Group*
Miami Valley Gaming September 2017 Buck-o-matic: Frank Content, Dir: Craig Brownrigg
Microsoft September 2017 Microsoft Surface: Tool of North America, Dir: Erich Joiner    (DGA 2nd)
Western & Southern August 2017 W&S Powered: Cartilage*
Hoosier Lottery August 2017 Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda: Liquid 9*
Indiana University June 2017 Producer: Will Shortz: Indiana University.  Dir: Angelo Pizzo, DP: Fred Murphy, ASC
Finish Line June 2017 Shoes So Fresh: Hungry Man, Dir: Amir Farhang
Cincinnati Bell January 2017 Welcome Home: Lightborne*
Ohio Lottery October 2016 It’s Getting Bigger: PPS Group, Dir: Jason Docter
Ohio Lottery September 2016 Dopamine / The Sun /  Soap / Balloon: Cartilage*
TaylorMade September 2016 What Do I See and Strength in Numbers: Hey Baby Films, Dir: Chris Stanford
Old National Bank September 2016 Teachable Moments: Wavelength Films*
HGTV: Good Bones August 2016 Season 2 Promo Pkg: Jonas & Co. Productions*
Miami Valley Gaming June 2016 Lucky Buckeye “Farmer”: Radke Films, Dir: Craig Brownrigg
Indiana University June 2016 Producer: Michael Uslan: Indiana University. Dir: Angelo Pizzo, DP, Frankie DeMarco, ASC *
Gatorade June 2016 Paul George: Superprime, Dir: Rick Famuylwa    (DGA 2nd)
Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery March 2016 Director/Producer: Meuse-Argonne Offensive: American Battle Monuments Commission*
Miracle Gro February 2016 Nature’s Care: Tool of North America, Dir: Shawn Z
Franciscan Health August 2015 Brand Values/Image: Original Film, Dir: Mark Debtor      (DGA: 2nd)
White Castle August 2015 The Crave is Anytime: Thumper Content, Dir: Chris Stanford
TD Ameritrade July 2015 Andrew Luck PR & Social: Studio 6*
Papa Johns Pizza June 2015 I’m a Pizza Maker: Supply & Demand, Dir: Greg Popp
U.S. National Park Service June 2015 Minuteman Missile Film: Boston Productions*
Miami Valley Gaming June 2015 Lucky Buckeye “Lucy”: Radke Films, Dir: Craig Brownrigg
Owensboro Health May 2015 We Are One Health: Fleck Media*
Indiana University April 2015 Producer: Sage Steele: Indiana University.  Dir: Angelo Pizzo, DP: Frankie DeMarco, ASC *
Auto Nation April 2015 Race to 10 Million: Uber Content, Dir: Chris Hooper    (DGA: 2nd)
Goodwill March 2015 “Can’t Lift It,” “Storage,” & “Jobs”: Washington Square Films*
AT&T March 2015 Stronger: Caviar, Dir: Jeff Bitsack    (DGA: 2nd)
AT&T January 2015 Coaches: Don’t Text & Drive: Media Mob, Dir: Charles Jensen
St.Vincent Hospital December 2014 “Hands” & “No Boundries”: Road Pictures*
Salin Bank October 2014 No Question We Can’t Answer: Dictionary Films*
Ohio Lottery/Ohio Responsible Gaming September 2014 “Stretch,” “Dunk,” “Skate, “Karate”: Lightborne, Dir: Clay Weiner
Owensboro Health August 2014 Excellence: Fleck Media*
Hoosier Lottery August 2014 “Bingo” & “Leader”: Road Pictures*
St. Elizabeth Healthcare July 2014 “Water Color” & “EP Room”: Hello!, Dir: Paul Schneider
Miami Valley Gaming June 2014 Lucky Buckeye: Radke Films, Dir: Craig Brownrigg
Verizon April 2014 “Inspired” & “Perspective”: H.S.I. Productions, Dir: Samuel Bayer    (DGA: 2nd)
Dick’s Sporting Goods February 2014 Dick’s Sporting Goods: Epoch Films, Dir: The Mercadantes   (DGA: 2nd)
ENTERED DGA UNION JANUARY 2014 All work above is as 1st AD with DGA unless otherwise noted
Indiana University January 2014 Producer: Ailyn Perez: Indiana University.  Angelo Pizzo, Director, Jack N. Green, ASC *
Oliver Winery January 2014 2014 Holiday TVC: Blue Ace Media*
Angie’s List December 2013 Online App: Bradley & Montgomery*
Indiana University November 2013 Producer: Mark Cuban: Indiana University.  Angelo Pizzo, Director, Jack N. Green, ASC *
Parks & Rec (NBC-TV) October 2013 Season 6, Episode 8: “Flouride” Air Date: November 2013. (DGA: 2nd, 2nd AD).  Mark Trim, Director [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3197812/]
Subway: Tom Crean September 2013 “3-Point Play” & “Huddle Up”: Dictionary Films
Angie’s List July 2013 Angie’s List Testimonial TVC’s: Bradley & Montgomery
Civil War Museum May 2013 Seeing the Elephant: Boston Productions. NOTE: Full Civil War battle re-enactments.
Indiana University May 2013 Producer: Ailyn Perez: Indiana University.  Angelo Pizzo, Director, Fred Murphy, ASC
Axe Body Spray: Franchitti April 2013 Nothing Beats an Astronaut w/ Dario Franchitti: Brewster-Parsons
IU Health: Andrew Luck February 2013 Change the Play w/ Andrew Luck: Dictionary Films
Parks & Rec (NBC-TV) December 2012 Season 5, Episode 10: “Two Parties” Air Date: January 17, 2013 (DGA: 2nd, 2nd AD).  Dean Holland, Director  [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2629728/]
Kentucky Lottery December 2012 Mizz Mary: Road Pictures
Hoosier Lottery December 2012 Gift Coach: Road Pictures
Citizens Energy October 2012 One: Road Pictures
Taylor-Made September 2012 R2 Driver: Element Productions
Indiana University July 2012 Director: 113 Days of Art:  Blue Ace Media
WWE RAW June 2012 Moving to 8 O’Clock: LA.B. Film & Content
Goodwill June 2012 Teapot / Treadmill / Donate: Magnet Films
Hoosier Park March 2012 Winningham / Hot Pants / Rapping Grandma: Road Pictures
Cincinnati Hospice March 2012 On My Own Terms: Road Pictures
Marsh Supermarket (Super Bowl) January 2012 Game Time: Magnet Films
Visa (Super Bowl) October 2011 Swipe & Win: Imperial Woodpecker (DGA: 2nd)
Federal Reserve Bank (Film) Sept/Oct 2011 11th District Federal Reserve: Boston Productions
Citizens Water August 2011 Citizens Water (Phantom): Road Pictures
Parkview Hospital July 2011 Not For Profit: All For You, Road Pictures
Sony (Best Buy) July 2011 Peyton Manning Knows Quality: Smuggler Films
Hoosier Park June 2011 General Spots (series of 5): Road Pictures
Marsh Supermarkets June 2011 Comparison Spots: THEM Media
Kentucky Lottery June 2011 Jackpot Day: Road Pictures
Indiana University April 2011 Win Today – IU Football: Indiana University
Hoosier Lottery February 2011 Tag 6: Magnet Films
St. Vincent Hospital October 2010 Orthopedics: Magnet Films
Kentucky Lottery August 2010 Miss Mary (series of 4): Road Pictures
HH Gregg August 2010 Sharp Aquos TV’s / 3-D TV’s: Road Pictures
Conner Prairie (Film) Aug.-Sept. 2010 Civil War: Morgan’s Raid, Boston Productions. NOTE: Full Civil War battle re-enactments.
Hoosier Lottery April 2010 Price Is Right (HD Red): Road Pictures
E! Entertainment January 2010 Kendra: Promotional Bumpers E! Entertainment
Parkview Hospital January 2010 I’m a Parkview Mom (HD): Road Pictures
McDonald’s (Super Bowl Ad) January 2010 LeBron vs. Dwight (35mm): PYTKA (DGA: 2nd)
Goodwill November 2009 Closet Audit / Donate / Hat Avalanche (35mm): Magnet Films
Farm Bureau Insurance  August 2009 Garden / Garage Sale / Son Shines / Celebration (HD – Red): Road Pictures
NCAA July 2009 The Therapist / Turning the Tables (HD): Blue Ace Media
Steak n’ Shake May 2009 Confession Kiosk (HD): Directorz
Hoosier Park Casino November 2008 Win Big (HD – Red): Road Pictures
Farm Bureau Insurance September 2008 Crash / Storm  (HD – Red): Road Pictures
Parkview Hospital August 2008 Ortho (35mm): Road Pictures
Time-Warner Cable November 2007 Lemonade Stand / Customer Service (HD): Road Pictures
NCAA November 2007 People Behind Athletes (35mm): Z Group 
Lilly October 2007 Dateline NBC: Diabetes (HD): Al Roker Prod.
Wabash College October 2007 Director: College for Men (HD): Blue Ace Media
Toyota July 2006 Director: Valets / America’s Best (S16mm): Blue Ace Media
Heartland Film Festival July 2004 DP: Why I Love Movies (16mm): 360 Group
Toyota July 2001 Director: Driveway (35mm): Blue Ace Media