Wheels vs Gravity
Since graduating from the University of Westminster film school, Rory has had over twenty years of professional experience spanning the Television, Commercial and Film industries. His early career concentrated on what he believes are the fundamentals of visual storytelling: editing and camera work, before naturally progressing into directing at the age of twenty five.
Rory has a strong factual background working on documentaries and factual entertainment for the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, NBC, HBO and Discovery. His work has taken him to over 52 countries spanning continents including Arabia, The Far East, Indo-China, North and South Africa, the polar Circle and the Americas.
The commercials industry has since been his home for the past 10 years in which he has spearheaded campaigns directing for the likes of Range Rover, Jaguar, Suzuki, Hyundai, Sony and Pepsi. Awards include Marketing Excellence Award in 2013, Viral Director of the year by ADWEEK 2015, Creative Circle 2015, Cannes Lion Bronze 2016 and a silver Creative Circle in 2018.
Rory has gained recognition in the film industry for his shorts films with official selection at the BFI London Film Festival, 54th Film Festival, The International Film Festival Dhaka and winning the Hollywood International Moving Picture Film Festival 2016 for Best Director. Rory has currently two feature films in production, a Russian Sci-Fi in post-production and a Sri Lankan Post Colonial drama based on real events awaiting principle photography.
Rory has been passionate in revealing the emotive truth that connects global audiences through universal storytelling – focused on illustrating characters and themes with integrity and always a discerning eye.