Gaute Hesthagen

Gaute Hesthagen studied theatre arts before being accepted at the celebrated Norwegian film school, where he earned his degree in directing. As a cineast and filmnerd, he loves to work with different visual styles and story genres, ranging from drama to animation. Even before graduation Hesthagen had made a name for himself, and was headhunted to one of the top production companies in Norway.

His work includes campaigns for international clients like Burger King, Volkswagen, IKEA, McDonalds, Schweppes, Tuborg, Turkish Airlines, Vodafone, M&M´s and Epson.

Hesthagen was featured in Shots magazine, nominated in Cannes at Young Directors, and has won several awards for his wide body of work. In addition, his short films have been screened at numerous film festivals around the globe.

VW-Window

Director's work

One Call
Barcelona 
Road Safety
Seamless DC
Edeka
Avocado 
Defend your dreams
Defend your dreams
Coca Cola
DC (60sec)
Jabra
Journey
Stokke
A chair for life
Global Work
Feel It (fall/winter)
Kleen
Kleen
Jabra
Elite
Codan
Life Changes
Telenor
Family
McDonalds
Chicken Shake
DSB
Bike
Greenbox
Freia
Gold Ticket
Fargerike
Looks do matter
Tine Sprett
DC