Derek Cianfrance is most well-known for his renowned dramas Blue Valentine and The Place Beyond the Pines. His work is defined by deep, intricate characters, vivid worlds, and stunning cinematography. 

In 2020, Derek directed I Know This Much Is True, a limited series with HBO Films starring Mark Ruffalo, which garnered a 2020 Emmy, SAG award, and Golden Globe for Ruffalo for Outstanding Lead Actor. Cianfrance was nominated for best screenplay Oscar in 2021 for his contributions to Sound of Metal. 

Derek has also brought his rich, dynamic storytelling to documentary - including profiles of Mos Def, Run-DMC, and P. Diddy - and his work in advertising in ads for Nike, Carhartt, Dick's Sporting Goods, ESPN, Versus,Grey Goose, Powerade, Apple and others. He received the GA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials in 2018. 

His most recent commercial work includes a critically acclaimed campaign for the Foundation to Combat Anti Semitism.
On set candid of Director Derek Cianfrance. Director and Writer of Blue Valentine and The Place Beyond the Pines. Two Ryan Gosling lead epics. His talent knows no bounds.
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