Mary Dauterman is a director and multidisciplinary creative based in Brooklyn. Her short films have been selected for multiple Vimeo Staff Picks, screened at Maryland Film Festival, Fantasia, and Cinequest, and featured on NoBudge, Vulture and Booooooom. She has published two kids books that aren’t for kids, written satire for the Hairpin (RIP), and is partially responsible for a viral beach accessory. She’s previously worked at Droga5, Wieden+Kennedy, and CP+B, and has been recognized as an ADC Young Gun for her body of work.


Vimeo Staff Pick, 2019
SHOOT New Directors Showcase, 2019
Young Gun XVI, 2018
D&AD Wood Pencil, 2017
FWA: Site of the day, 2017
Webby Honoree: Weird, 2017
Webby Honoree: Comedy Film, 2017
One Show Shortlist, 2017
Cannes Shortlist, 2016
D&AD Creativity for Good, 2016
One Show Film Merit, 2016
Communication Arts, 2015
Business Insider’s Most Creative Women in Advertising, 2014
Webby Award: Weird, 2014
Webby Award: Events, 2014
FWA Shortlist, 2014
Cannes Interactive Bronze, 2013
One Show: Interactive Merit, 2013
CMYK #50- Top 100, Art Direction & Design

Maryland Film Festival 2019
Fantasia, 2019
Cinequest 2019
Florida Film Festival 2019
Calgary Underground 2019
Rooftop Films 2019
Sidewalk Film Festival 2019
Nitehawk Shorts Fest 2018

Published Writing
The Hairpin, The AwlBelladonna Comedy

The Young Guns
SHOOT Magazine
Vice Magazine
Dallas Observer
Big Cartel
Girls and their Cats

NPR, Vice, Buzzfeed, Splitsider, Booooooom, The New York Times, CNN, Creativity, Huffington Post, Refinery 29, Fast Company, The Washington Post, & more 

Avtar Khalsa, commercial

Allison Devereux, literary agent
The Cheney Agency

Amy Nickin,
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz