Ringan Ledwidge widely acknowledge as one the UK’s top commercial directors presented a stimulating lecture on Tuesday 31 January 2012 as part of our popular professional speaker programme at BA Graphic Design Communication – Chelsea.
Ringan screened a showreel of work in commercials and short film that illustrated his rise to success which kick-started in 1999 when he was selected as part of the Dream Team by Creative Review and won Best Young Director at Cannes Lions.
He went on to receive numerous awards at D&AD and BTAA for his hugely popular commercials for Lynx, Adidas, Nike the COI and Coca-Cola. In July 2005, production began on his first feature length film Gone, produced through Working Title and Universal, which was the released in 2007.
On returning to the world of commercials. Ringan joined forces with director Daniel Kienman and Rattling Stick was born. Here Ringan has directed award-winning campaigns for Vodafone, Orange, Levis, Britvic, Hovis and Virgin media.
Ringan has been named Best director by Campaign Magazine for two years in a row while Rattling Sticks has been named Best Production Company of the Year for two years in a row. He also managed to pick up Gold at Cannes Lions and the BTAAs. Ringan has been named Best Director by Campaign Magazine for two years in a row while Rattling Stick has been named Best Production Company of the Year at the BTAA awards for the past three years. In November 2009,
Ringan was rated tied second in the Gunn Report’s most awarded directors in the world.
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