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Caleb Slain is a writer/director/editor and Grand Rapids native. He has been internationally awarded for his evocative storytelling in both short films and commercials. At age 19, Slain directed THE LOST & FOUND SHOP, which received praise around the world, recently winning the prestigious "Best Young Filmmaker Award" at Corona's Fastnet Festival in Ireland. At 20, he directed the cinematic short documentary IT AIN'T OVER which world premiered at South by Southwest in 2012, and was recently accepted into Telluride.
Commercially, Slain co-directed the notorious "Surface" ad for Microsoft, acquiring more than 6 million views in less than a week and earning him personal spotlights in both Business Insider and Huffington Post. Additionally, his love-letter to Volvo, a short film called DESIGNED AROUND YOU, won their international branding contest earlier this year.
Presently, Slain is directing an experimental app for creative writing, penning his first feature, and kicking off the festival circuits for his new short film FREE PIE and second short documentary JUGGLE & CUT.