Dot. is a creative technology-focused agency founded by long-time collaborators Nathaniel Hansen, Dave Richards and Ethan Vincent. As an agency, dot. combines years of commercial and documentary storytelling experience with technology-driven applications and insights. For each opportunity, we work with our clients to develop, produce, and launch intelligent marketing campaigns.
By pairing the creative storytelling process with actionable, result-oriented data, dot. helps its partners develop, monitor, navigate, and react to the campaign’s engagement and conversations as they happen in real time. We have a flexible, collaborative culture and work closely with our partners as an extension of their creative and strategic teams to achieve their storytelling aims.
Nathaniel Hansen is an Emmy nominated producer and an award winning Director, Cinematographer, and Editor. His work has screened at over 150 festivals world-wide including Tribeca, SXSW, Hot Docs, Camden, IFFB, and many others. His films have been featured online by sites like the New York Times, LA Times, The Atlantic, Quartz, and PBS. He holds an MFA from Emerson College, where he is also an affiliated faculty member, and resides in Boston with his family.
An Emmy award-winning filmmaker, Ethan is a highly sought-after storyteller for his work on both commercial and non-profit documentary films. Ethan has produced, directed, shot, and edited hundreds of short documentaries for clients such as Lego, VW, Audi, Franklin Covey, Sony Pictures Animation, Fuel TV, Iglo/ Findus, Generali Insurance (Austria), Microsoft, SpinRiot, Truefit and Clinique. Ethan resides in Vienna, Austria with his family.
David Richards, is an award winning technologist, consistently winning national awards within the interactive media industry and has founded/co-founded several successful start-ups (including e-Mersion, HealthStart IQ and RISEcx 'formally SpinRiot'). David actively consults with international corporations, government agencies, colleges and non-profit organizations representing various industries.
Sarah Ginsburg is an award winning documentary filmmaker, producer, and editor. In 2014 she edited ten intimate vignettes for Hollow, the Peabody award-winning and Emmy-nominated interactive documentary about life in Appalachia. The podcast she co-created, She Does, won a 2016 Communicator Award of Excellence from The Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts. In 2015, she was the co-director of photography and co-editor of Best and Most Beautiful Things, a feature-length documentary that premiered at SXSW in 2016 and after its theatrical release was a NYT Critics’ Pick. Most recently, Sarah has worked closely with MIT, Frontline, and PBS.
Luke is a strong believer in the power of storytelling. Whether it be graphic design, illustration, animation, or writing, a good story is at the heart of nearly everything he does. He understands the power of narrative in expressing a client’s message, and his passion for motion graphics is his favorite place to apply it. Currently an educator at Brigham Young University, he has recently received top awards for his work from the AIGA.
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With a technical background from the University of Applied Sciences in Austria, Benjamin’s technical skills combined with his raw visual talent makes him a powerhouse of a cinematographer. He has filmed icons like Yoko Ono, Ai Wei Wei, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Brian Eno, and many others. As a veteran global traveler, Ben handles filming abroad for large brands like Mercedes, Austrian Airlines, and Generali with a smile. When he isn’t working for hire, he is filming for fun. He’s crazy like that.