Craig Thiessen, is an American Director and Writer. A recent high school graduate of the Cinematography & Film/Video Production Department at Sussex County NJ Technical School, Craig has worked on several film shorts and high-profile music videos.
He has worked alongside renowned director Dale Resteghini on music videos for D.J. Khaled & Meek Mill, Saigon, Keyshia Cole, I Heart Memphis, and Escape The Fate.
Growing up in rural northern New Jersey, Craig has been greatly influenced by Film Directors such as Christopher Nolan, Zack Snyder, Kathryn Bigelow and Michael Bay to name a few. He’s always enjoyed actions films, but also loves story-driven films with a larger philosophical meaning and deep personal stories.
In his budding career he has already received the National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) For Television Production Certification, the 2015 National Technical Honor Society for Cinematography, and the 2016 Frankford, NJ Cinematography Award.