Jonathan Barenboim Director and Portfolio | Mob Film

Jonathan Barenboim

Jonathan Barenboim is an Argentine-American director based in Los Angeles, California. Barenboim’s first commercial, ‘Pug Attack’, won the Doritos Crash The Super Bowl Contest and was also voted the #1 ad of the 2011 Super Bowl.

Following that success, Barenboim created independent features, documentaries, and commercials for award-winning directors, such as Victoria Mahoney and for studios including Netflix and Vice.

As a director, he has worked in both advertising and entertainment, and he has worked with studios such as HBO, Netflix, Hulu and FOX. Barenboim has directed spots for brands including Sony PlayStation, Coca-Cola, Nike, Reebok, McDonald’s, Chevy, and Beats By Dre.

Being bilingual has enabled him to also work on campaign spots across the Hispanic/Latin-American markets, including his Purina campaign that aired throughout Mexico and Argentina.

In terms of awards, his ‘Road To Killington’ campaign for Reebok won a Silver Clio Sports Award, and he is an alum of SHOOT’s New Directors Showcase. Additionally, his short film, ‘The Lepidoctor’, screened at over 50 festivals worldwide, was short-listed for a Student Academy Award, won the Golden Starfish Award at the Oscar Qualifying Hamptons International Film Festival, and took top honours at the American Pavilion at Cannes in the Emerging Filmmaker Showcase.

His commercial projects with Mob Film include the likes of Reebok, Seagate, PlayStation, Diner’s Club, and Chevrolet.