Ricky Staub has cultivated a deeply human style of filmmaking with astonishing intimacy and a stunning cinematic aesthetic. He has considerable range, Having directed spots for acclaimed brands Nike, Coca-Cola, Jeep, Cadillac, and Anthropologie that blur the line between documentary and fiction, Ricky has cultivated a deeply human style of filmmaking with astonishing intimacy and stunning cinematic aesthetic.
His masterful talent is on prominent display in his short film “THE CAGE”. Directed and edited by Ricky, “The Cage” is an intense and ultimately transformative story with exceptional performances and dazzling visuals. More than a tale of redemption, “The Cage” is a story of survival. Philly’s streets try to bring down one young man and entangle him in a web of violence, anger, and death, and it’s up to him to find a way to break free. His only.
Ricky recently won Gold at the 2017 Cannes Lions Young Director’s Awards, as well as the New York International Short Film Festival for “The Cage”.