Working more than 20 years on both sides of the industry, Moritz Merkel gathered plenty of experience in the world of advertising. He was senior producer for well acclaimed agencies and also received professional recognition for producing commercials, content and music videos for various international production houses. As Head of TV his ways did not only lead him to Kolle Rebbe, but to Jung von Matt in Hamburg as well.
In 2008, after leaving @radical.media, where Merkel had been Executive Producer, he partnered up with Partizan, leading their newly founded site in Berlin as Managing Director and Executive Producer. Listed twice as the Gunn Report’s “Best Production Company in the World”, Partizan is one of the industry’s leading content creators for music videos, commercials, documentaries, feature films, animation, digital and branded content for online as well as interactive events and installations. The company’s management division also represents top filmmakers for film and TV.
Recently Merkel produced the very well acclaimed Hornbach commercial „You’re Alive“ directed by Tom Noakes. Merkel is a member of the Art Director’s Club Germany. He is married with three children and lives in Berlin.