Over the course of his career, Detroit raised Christopher Gruse AKA Zoz, or Zozy Malone has become well known for his work with many of the world’s top automotive brands, shooting beautiful, high profile campaigns for the likes of Honda, Ford, Lincoln, Infiniti, Acura, and Chevy. Most recently Christopher has worked with Mullen/LA on exciting commercials showcasing Acura’s rich heritage with car aficionados. Goodby Silverstein & Partners and BMW have often worked with Christopher, choosing him because of his storytelling, beautiful composition, and untiring attention to detail.
Christopher’s feature-length documentary, Cockrel (soon to be released) tells the story of the clash of a Detroit Police unit named STRESS (Stop The Robberies, EnjoySafe Streets) and the radical Marxist attorney, KenCockerel leading the charge against it. It uncovers the struggle to restore civil order after 22 African Americans were murdered within a 3-year period.