the grey matter
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Peter McCoubrey writer/director

Luke McCoubrey cinematographer/director

The McCoubrey Brothers, Peter and Luke, began their filmmaking careers with several music videos that immediately garnered them accolades from MTV, Pitchfork, The NY Times, and Entertainment Weekly. Their MTV series "The Gamekillers" was the highest rated program in it's time slot as well as the recipient of a Cannes Lion and One Show award. They created the "The Left Right Project" as part of a series of international short films based around the Adidas Superstar sneaker. Peter has directed alongside Academy Award winning director Spike Jonze for the Beastie Boys music video "Don't Play No Games". In addition to directing, Luke also works as a cinematographer and has worked with several directors including Derek Cianfrance, Ron Howard, Steve Buscemi, and Terry Gilliam. Currently the brothers direct TV commercials and content for brands such as Apple, LG, Bing, Axe, American Express, EA Sports, & TWC. They are repped by Radical Media for commercials and both live in Brooklyn.


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