In 2011, Lance Accord directed the it-film of the Superbowl with Dark Vador for VW.
After completing his studies at the San Francisco Art institute, Lance began his career as a photography assistant to Bruce Weber. He quickly became a director in his own right and made his first films with Nike and Microsoft.
Today Lance is an A-list American director based in Los Angeles. He has already won several Gold Lions with films for Nike and Adidas amongst many others. In 2003, The Director's Guild of America named him Best Commercial Director.
Lance has also been the director of photography on numerous films, such as Sofia Coppola's Marie-Antoinette and Lost in Translation, for which he was nominated at BAFTA, but also Vincent Gallo's Buffalo 66, and Spike Jonze's Being John Malkovich.
Lance’s directing trademarks are strong actor performances combined with a highly aesthetic visual style.