STEPHEN GIFFORD

Commercial and Animation Director with strong creative vision and bold visual style. A versatile creative leader with experience directing large teams of artists across a variety of disciplines, specializing in CGI Design & Animation and hyper-realistic Live Action. Dedicated to mastering the craft and intensely passionate about telling socially responsible stories that challenge outdated stereotypes.

Winner of over 20 Gold Addys and ADC Awards including Best of Show for design & animation and VFX direction. Winner of Johnson & Johnson's coveted James E Burke Award. Enjoys creating highly emotive stories such as sports Hype videos and Event Openers. Flyers Hype video "Back to Work" garnered dozens of major awards and over 4 million social impressions in the first week.

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