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ABOUT US

SandenWolff is a creative production company that brands and institutions trust to tell their stories. We work with museums, galleries, brands, universities, and other creatively-minded organizations to craft bespoke digital content that enriches, illuminates, and provides a deeper engagement with audiences. We offer agency-level creative in tandem with self-sufficient execution of the entire filmmaking process: meaning we write, we produce, we direct, we shoot, we edit, and we deliver.


OUR TEAM

 
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Jonathan Sanden

President / Director

Jonathan is a seasoned filmmaker with experience in all facets of narrative and documentary film production and post-production. As a director, Jonathan works with an eye toward clarity in storytelling. His aesthetic is clean and decisive; his steady hand and vision can give a cinematic look and feel to even his most intimate documentary subjects.

At SandenWolff, Jonathan has directed projects ranging from branded content commissions for Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard; to our WarholxWhitney series and SI:Visions, a series of artist-led documentary shorts; to scripted promotional pieces for the Brooklyn Museum and commercial spots for FILA. Jonathan has directed much of our art-centric work, including video campaigns for Christie’s, The Jewish Museum, and Neue Galerie, as well as a several major web campaigns for The New School.

Prior to co-founding SandenWolff, Jonathan worked primarily as an editor and post-production technician for features. His film credits include the films Midnight in Paris, Young Adult, Greenberg, and many others.

Check out Jonathan’s director’s website here.

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Rachel Wolff

Vice President / Writer / Creative Director

Rachel is a writer and editor who has worked extensively in the field of visual art. Her written work has appeared in New York magazine, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Architectural Digest, ARTnews, Condé Nast Traveler, Departures, Details, and Elle. She has served as a contributing editor to Art + Auction and Modern Painters and has contributed essays to various exhibition catalogues. For a portfolio of select written work, please visit www.rachelwolff.com.

As Creative Director of SandenWolff, Rachel works closely with our clients and team to conceptualize projects, helping extract the best stories to tell and determining how best to tell them. Drawing heavily on her background in journalism, Rachel conducts many of our interviews but also closely oversees aspects of the pre-production and post-production processes. She contributes a sharp editorial point of view and plays a critical role in shaping the voice, visuals, and stories embedded in each SandenWolff production. She co-directed and wrote the WarholxWhitney series and our SI:Visions films. She also and wrote and produced all twelve films in Public Art Fund’s 40th Anniversary film series, our centennial project for the Association of Art Museum Directors, and our inaugural podcast Public Art Works. She’s worked closely on projects for Christie’s, The Jewish Museum, and The New School as well.

Rachel is available as a writer-for-hire on SandenWolff-related projects and beyond. Please inquire directly for further information about these services.

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Noah Therrien

VICE President / DIrector / producer

Noah is an experienced filmmaker with an eclectic background in documentary and narrative film production. As a director, Noah excels at working in a range of different styles and in cultivating a warm and productive environment on-set. He pairs the care and patience needed to capture the real-time happenings of a cinema verité style with a sense of lighting and composition that ensures the kind of polish and sophistication that our clients value.

At SandenWolff, Noah’s directing credits include a recent profile of artist Jeffrey Gibson for the Seattle Art Museum, a series of films for the Girl Scouts of Greater New York, as well as select projects for Architectural Digest, The New School, Christie’s, Public Art Fund, the Apollo Theater, and the Whitney Museum. In addition to his work as a director, Noah oversees staffing and technical production for all SandenWolff films with a focus on creative problem-solving and artful producing that enhances the visual storytelling and overall quality of each production.

Visit Noah's directing site at www.noahtherrien.com

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