Play. Have Fun. Do Business.

PLAY. Playing is collaboration. And collaboration leads to the best solutions. Whether it’s a sandbox or a marketing campaign, we want to roll around in the stuff, fill some buckets, work the shovels and craft something amazing.

HAVE FUN. You have fun when you love what you do and what you create. It’s when we’re most excited, passionate, and when we do our best work. And it’s how we satisfy the complex agendas of our business.

DO BUSINESS. Yes, we know we have a job to do, but we believe when it’s both exciting and collaborative, clients see the best results.

Film & Video Production

Direction. Creative. Campaigns.

Caruso Company helps agencies and brands produce stand-out commercials, brand films, product launch, customer stories and social media video content.

Our Creative Teams seek out and nurture the honest story, hone the crafted message, connecting brands with a global audience. We curate acclaimed Director, Producer and Crew talent to deliver exceptional film and still photo services to ad agencies and Fortune 500 companies.

Film Crews. Gear. Still Photo Services. Global Production Management.


A huge Thank You to these brands and agencies we’ve partnered with.


Complete Editorial & Finishing. Design. Motion. Visual FX.
Post production partners, 1606 Studio S.F.

San Francisco and Beyond

In addition to our deep San Francisco production expertise our recent work has included productions throughout North America in cities such as: Oahu, Seattle, Los Angeles, Dallas, NYC, Boston, Philadelphia, Orlando, Vancouver and Toronto as well as International projects in the UK, Germany, Italy, Dubai, Brazil, Central and South Africa.


We are a passionate, experienced team of content creators, storytellers, directors, producers, editors and artists.

Founder / EP - Robert Caruso
Caruso Co. founder and Executive Producer Robert Caruso is an award-winning director and producer of hundreds of advertising and marketing projects. He has been honored by the Clios, The London International Advertising Awards, Anicom Animation, The MTV Awards, Billboard Magazine and the Grammys. He has directed out of renown production companies Industrial Light & Magic, HKM Films and Rhythm and Hues as well as helming projects for major ad agencies, Hollywood studios, record companies, fortune 500 marketing teams and A-list celebrities.


Since the launch of Caruso Company in 2012 Robert has acted as Executive Producer overseeing production of all branded content, event films and commercial projects.


As Director he has enjoyed working with celebrities as varied as cinema icons Arnold Schwarzenegger, Will Smith, James Earl Jones, America Ferrera and Jamie Foxx, legendary musicians John Lee Hooker, Green Day, Mavis Staples and The Coup (featuring Boots Riley), as well as global sports figures such as skateboard legend Tony Hawk, basketball superstar Shaquille O’Neal, hockey great Wayne Gretzky and baseball star Hunter Pence.


Early in his career, Robert partnered in the launch of San Francisco based, Commotion Pictures where he directed nearly forty music videos and began his commercial career. He also represented a roster of talented directors and shared the title of Executive Producer. Notable music industry clients included: break out videos for artists Green Day, Soundgarden, John Lee Hooker, Public Enemy and Mavis Staples . Commercial work included spots for: Sega, Time Warner, Taco Bell and Levis Strauss.


Following Commotion, Robert was recruited by George Lucas’ special effects company, Industrial Light & Magic. Through ILM’s commercial division he directed dozens of award-winning TV spots and continued with music videos including three titles for actor/musician Will Smith. Two of these clips “Men In Black” and “Will2K”, garnered multiple honors including an MTV Award and a Grammy Nomination. He also helmed several character animation projects, working with ILM’s award winning animators and effects artists.


After leaving ILMCP, he directed for commercial shops HKM Films in Los Angeles and later animation powerhouse, Rhythm & Hues where he continued with innovative TV commercial work.


Since 2012 Robert has brought his deep creative production knowledge to the role of Executive Producer, overseeing all Caruso Company projects.



Event Films

For over 10 years Caruso Company has produced scores of best in class event films for premier global brands.

Read more about our Event Video Production Services

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