Writer / Director / Screen Writer
Tom worked for a number of high profile agencies before joining AMV BBDO, where he created iconic work with his creative partner Walter Campbell, including ads for Kiss FM, Volvo, Dunlop and the world renowned Guinness campaign: “Bet on Black”, “Swimblack” and the much celebrated “Surfer”. .
At AMV he became one of the leading creatives of his generation. His directing career began in 2001 when he wrote and directed the stunning “Freedom of Knowledge” Nelson Mandela spot for The Economist.
Since then, his prolific directorial work has included outstanding projects for brands including the BBC, Nike, The Economist, ITV, Jack Daniels, The Wall Street Journal, Vodafone, Foneteca, NBA and most recently for Samsung. His work often has an eye-catching visual style, along with strong dialogue-driven performances. Tom is also very comfortable and experienced when working with celebrity talent.
Take a look at his amazing portfolio here.