Born in the coldest city in Japan and raised in the sweltering heat of Arizona, Isaac Rentz’s highly stylized pop videos for artists like Katy Perry, Nick Jonas, Jason Derulo, OneRepublic, Paramore, Cage The Elephant, Bleachers, Tegan & Sara, blink 182, and Eminem have earned acclaim and heavy airplay on music channels in the U.S. and abroad.
His commercial spots for clients like Honda, The Gap, TOMS, Taylormade, and Red Stripe have been viewed by millions, and his short films have been screened at festivals on both coasts.
His quirky, detailed work has been honored with multiple nominations at the MTV Video Music Awards, Much Music Awards, Supertoon Festival, ReelWorld Festival, LA Film Festival, Vimeo Festival and in a wide variety of publications, including Pitchfork Media, Creative Review, Spin Magazine, ‘Boards, and TV Guide.
In 2015, Isaac began production on Opening Night, his feature film debut starring Topher Grace, Taye Diggs, Anne Heche, Rob Riggle, Alona Tal and Paul Scheer. The film debuted in summer 2016 at the Los Angeles Film Festival, and was released to Netflix in summer of 2017.
In 2019 he began development on Midwest’s Best, a scripted comedy series at the POP Network, co-created by SNL-alumn Brooks Wheelan and Executive produced by Kevin Hart.