Summer Agnew

Playful Storytelling Meets Authentic Charm.


Summer Agnew is a graduate of the Elam School of Fine Arts and his unique flavour of charmed realism sets his commercial work apart. He brings strong visual storytelling, playful humour and a flair for authentic talent performance that makes for relatable and entertaining viewing.

With a background in longform TV Summer is able to craft engaging branded content: his Smarties campaign via JWT Sydney clocked up the views in Australia and his branded documentary The Kapiti Art Project via Colenso BBDO Auckland was picked up by TVNZ and a finalist for both Best Documentary and Best Documentary Director at the Qantas NZ Film & TV Awards. Summer was named SPADA New Filmmaker of the Year and Best Director at Show Me Shorts 2018.

Recent commercial clients include Mercedes-Benz, Goodman Fielder, State Insurance, Nestle and Migros Switzerland.