is a film, advertising and music video director.
He wrote and directed the groundbreaking
advert for Cadbury — voted
Favourite Ad of all Time
in the UK, and is the creator of the Sony Bravia Trilogy (
His breathtaking advert for Ikea —
— was awarded
Best Crafted Commercial of the Year
by BTAA and also voted
Best Campaign of the Year
by Campaign Magazine. In 2016 he was nominated by the DGA —
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials
He recently directed the
Rolex 2019 Oscars campaign
featuring Martin Scorsese, Alejandro Iñárritu, Kathryn Bigelow and James Cameron.
He has been written about in the Wall Street Journal, The Independent, The Guardian, The Times and Esquire Magazine and was also included in The Evening Standard
London's Most Influential People
He’s won every major award in advertising, including over 25 Cannes Lions and two Cannes Grand Prix.
Juan Cabral’s debut feature film
received its premiere at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival. It stars Boyd Holbrook, Song Yang, Zhu Zhu and Beau Bridges. Variety described him as an
“undeniably talented filmmaker”
, while Hollywood Reporter said
“Grounded, stylish filmmaking. A solid demonstration of his skill.”
The film will be released in the US and Europe in early 2020.
He is represented by
as a director for feature films and by
for commercials worldwide. He is developing other film projects, scripts and TV shows.