Chris Strong : Direction / Creative Direction / Design / Motion Graphics
I am an award winning, enthusiastic Creative Director / Director / Designer who likes a challenge and can draw from my extensive experience to find solutions to problems in a creative way. I have a broad knowledge of both location and studio based filming as well as post-production and animation. I have written and Directed TV Commercials, Sponsorship Idents, Branded Content, Virals, PR Films, Brand Films, OOH and Music Promos.
I am used to pitching, treatment writing and designing. As well as working to tight deadlines. I have experience with casting and working with actors as well as voiceover talent. I understand and have worked considerably through the whole process of Commercials for household brands and far reaching strategies involved in campaigns associated with those brands.
Over the years I have had the pleasure of working with some of the brightest minds at some of the best Advertising Agencies in the world including Ogilvy / BBH / DDB / McCann Erikson / LOWE / DLKW / BMB / SapientNITRO / Havas Worldwide / Leo Burnett / VCCP / Wieden + Kennedy / FALLON / BETC / Brave / St Lukes / M& C Saatchi / Digitas LBi / Work Club / Saatchi & Saatchi / Innocean.
Brands I have worked with over the years have included Mitsubishi / Honda / Kia / Citroen / Coca-Cola / Fanta / Innocent Smoothies / Chiquita / Everline / Aviva / Victorian Plumbing / Foot Locker / Cadbury's / Sharp / Playstation / Not On The Highstreet / McDonald's / Financial Times / Hula-Hoops / Pom-Bear / KP Snacks / ASOS / Bing / The Observer / Motors / P & O Ferries / Very.co.uk / Finish / Indesit / Hotpoint / Bosch / KFC / Nokia / Hasbro / ASDA / Maggie's / Microsoft / Standard Chartered / Gala Bingo / Virgin Media / William Hill / Ladbrokes / Royal Mail / Sony / Columbia Records / The Guardian / Which.
TV Production companies and channels have included Avalon / Objective / Silver River / Maverick / CH4 / BBC / ITV / MTV / SKY / Mentorn Media.
Awards won include / 2 x LIA / 2 x Cannes Lions / 1 x Andy / 2 x Euro Best.
Over the years my work has featured in various magazines, blogs and festivals including Campaign / Boards / The Reel / Shots / The Guardian / Aesthetica / Pause Fest / Rushes Soho Shorts / Vimeo Staff Picks / Devour / Art Of The Title / David Reviews / Stash Media / Promonews / The Drum.