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Claudio Prestia started working in this industry as a movie producer.

He studied animation, screenplay writing and direction.

From the beginning, he started working with renowned Directors and Assistant Directors.

He taught Direction and Screenplay courses at “Escuela Panamericana de Arte”.

He then started to develop himself as a Director and Partner at Bendercine, one of the most prestigious production companies in Argentina.

Since then Claudio has build a solid career in directing commercials for the local Argentinean market and quickly positioned himself in the international market as well. His latest work has been filmed in countries such as Brazil, Portugal, Spain, Czech Republic, Ukraine and South Africa, for clients that include Coca Cola, Unilever, Telecom, Pepsico, General Motors, Mc Donald’s, Ford, Telefónica, Renault, Peugeot, Vodafone, Isenbeck, Banco Santander, Banco Hipotecario, Directv, etc. He has worked with numerous agencies that include Santo, BBDO, Ponce, Young and Rubicam, JWT, Madre, TBWA, Mac Cann, DDB and Publicis.

His commercials have been awarded at prestigious festivals in Argentina and all around the world.

In 2009, he founded Hachiko Films with director Maureen Hufnagel.


Claudio Prestia