Ara Soudjian is an award-winning ﬁlmmaker whose creative vision and talent have garnered him several awards and a reputable role in the commercial and music video industry. His clientele includes Sony Music, Warner Bros. Records, Gatorade, Ralphs, Expo Line, Metro and Rock the Vote, to name a few. He has also directed reality TV pilots for Fox and Sony Television. His music videos for hip hop artist Wiz Khalifa and Grammy award winning singer Serj Tankian (System of a Down) earned him two MVPA awards for “Best Hip Hop Video” and “Best Music Video under $25,000”. In 2010, Ara directed and produced a short film, “A Nice Old-Fashioned Romance” which premiered at the prestigious Los Angeles Shorts Festival along with several other festivals in the U.S. and Canada. He and his wife are owners of the production company, Friendly Filmworks.