On The Cusp, Longlist - Short Film

Unfinished Business

Mary Dauterman


A male stripper has an unusual experience on the job.

Mary Dauterman is a director based in Brooklyn. She previously worked as an art director for Droga5, Wieden+Kennedy, and CP+B, informing her stylized, off-beat visual sensibility. She has directed for clients like IHOP, Google, Casper, and McDonalds for agencies including Wieden, Droga5, B-Reel, and Mekanism. She’s also written and directed projects for Adult Swim, received multiple Vimeo Staff Picks, and screened at dozens of film festivals including Fantastic Fest, Maryland Film Festival, TEDWomen, and Fantasia. Mary has been recognized as an ADC Young Gun for her body of work.