Los Angeles, CA, USA
Liz Hinlein is an accomplished director and cinematographer with over a decade of
experience pioneering as an award-winning female voice across advertising, feature film,
music video and VR work, she continues to discover and embrace news ways to bring stories
to life, no matter the medium. Bringing an eye for visually-stunning storytelling, she has helmed
spots for such top brands as Dove, Lifetime, Revlon, Gillette, Maybelline, A&E, MAC
Cosmetics and numerous others. Hinlein fuses her background in beauty and sports to artfully
showcase dynamic performances and personalities, which can be seen in a recent promo she
did for the U.S. Women’s Soccer League that went on to be featured on the cover of Variety
and was exhibited on a major billboard on Sunset Blvd. in Los Angeles.
Her debut feature film Other People’s Children endured a successful festival run and earned
multiple awards, and it is now available for streaming on Amazon Prime and iTunes. Most
recently, the VR film she directed for Accenture “Behind the Style” won the award for “Best
Branded Content/Commercial” as part of VR FEST at 2018 CES. The piece blends an
interactive VR fashion shoot with virtual commerce and a branching narrative.
2018 - Best Branded VR Video/Commercial CES