Jan Wentz

Jan is not the most popular director with voice-over artists as on more than one occasion Jan’s layout voice-overs have ended up on air instead of the official version.

Jan Wentz is one of Europe’s most respected and award-winning commercial directors. Born in Germany and educated in the US, Jan has always pursued a career at the center of his passion for cinema. Starting as an AD, Jan quickly saw directing as a more satisfying and effective way to express the stories at the core of his global, very human and unique worldview.

Jan’s ability to capture relevant and credible moments and convey them with a bold and poetic visual style has long been one of his trademarks. His ultimate goal is to take the heart of a brand’s message and craft it into an impactful, resonant connection with the viewer.

Jan loves to explore new narrative approaches and achieve the perfect balance of emotion, energy, personality and style for all his films. Jan is well known for being both a passionate and a collaborative partner working closely with agency, client and crew alike.
Jan has worked on worldwide campaigns for brands such as Audi, Samsung, Gucci, Mercedes, Nescafe, Hornbach, VW and Renault and has directed a unique range of talent including James Franco, Nina Hagen, Sienna Miller, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Kiera Knightly.

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