Upon exiting film school with two Student Emmys, a Regional Emmy, a Student Oscar nomination, and more than 20 other awards for his short film “Mr. Bellpond,” A. Todd has gone on to make several commercials, feature films, short films, documentaries, and viral internet videos. Most recently he directed a viral Facebook commercial for “Chatbooks” that currently has more than 71 million views, a video for the popular mobile game “Mobile Strike” that has over 13 million, and on his YouTube channel a “Clash of Clans” video that has over 50 million views.
A. Todd has directed content that has accumulated more that 200 Million views+ across multiple social media platforms. Having spent several years balancing a "traditional" film career and a social media one, A. Todd has come to understand the power of social media content and how it can springboard a traditional film career. For example, A. Todd's Deadpool VS Candycrush video has accumulated over 2 million views but more importantly got him in the door with several Hollywood studios and big advertising agencies.
A. Todd is fluent in Khmer and has lived in Cambodia for stretches of time over the last decade filming documentaries such as Still I Strive (2012), River of Victory (2011), and Finding Sang Ly (2013). A. Todd co-wrote, co-directed, and edited Still I Strive, which premiered at the Busan International Film Festival in South Korea (2012). After Still I Strive's New York City premiere, the film received outstanding reviews in the New York Times, Variety, and The Village Voice.
In 2014 A. Todd released his first fiction narrative feature film called Mythica: The Necromancer, which pre-sold internationally and is available in Walmart domestically.
A. Todd will direct his next feature film late 2017 to early 2018.
Aside from filmmaking, A. Todd is a hobbyist musician and consequently, a bit of an accidental rockstar in Cambodia.