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Cole WalliserBIODirector/Choreographer

Directing stylized visuals often mixed with dance & choreography in fantastical sets or locations, Cole Walliser is a TV commercial, branded content and music video director deeply rooted in fashion & beauty, music and performance. With a positive attitude, and a desire to create fun, upbeat sets that encourage pushing the boundaries and trying new ideas, Cole sets the standard on integrating movement with visual art. Some of his recent clients include Disney, TJ Maxx, Covergirl, Magic Mike and Red Bull.

Born in Steveston, BC Canada and bred in Vancouver, Cole now lives in Los Angeles doing most of the same things he did in his country of birth playing guitar, drinking scotch and directing cool videos. I started with filming skateboarding at about 14. For some reason everyone kept handing me the camera. I guess I had a knack for getting cool shots. Music videos, branded content and commercials have been a natural progression.

Once he decided to pursue directing as a career, he moved to Los Angeles to reach his full potential. In LA, Cole was shooting videos for professional dancer friends when he was asked to be involved in some dance videos for Miley Cyrus. These videos had a highly visible impact on the entertainment industry with everyone from Ellen DeGeneres to Madonna to Ryan Seacrest reporting and commenting on the videos. The videos then led Cole to direct Miley's 2008 Teen Choice Awards performance featuring LL Cool J.

In 2009 Cole was introduced to P!NK's management, led by industry heavyweight Roger Davies. The meeting proved fateful, providing him with his next project directing the opening video for her Funhouse World Tour (originally slotted for Dave Meyers). Cole continued working with P!nk on the record-breaking Australian tour where he gave fans a glimpse into P!nk's life on tour with a 30-minute documentary "On Tour with P!nk". His successive work on four new P!NK music videos (Please Don't Leave Me, Funhouse, Leave Me Alone [I'm Lonely], Mean), along with the documentary, found their home in P!NK's 'Greatest Hits So Far' DVD.

Cole's unique perspective on matters of the mind and heart translated on to the screen next catapulted him straight into another superstar talent's stratosphere, this time Katy Perry. Cole created a short film (broken down into six videos) that was played throughout her 2011 California Dreams World Tour. He then went on to direct music videos for Glee, Laura Marano, Tinashe, and others.

Cole's directing work is now heavily focused on movie and television commercials and promos, for clients such as Disney, Descendants 2, TJ Maxx, Covergirl, Pantene, Red Bull, Magic Mike, and more. And, of course, he always loves getting back to his roots of directing music videos to create movie magic set in exploratory alternate universes.