In this episode we sat down with Andy Morahan who is a world-renowned commercial, film, and music video director.
With nearly 40 years of experience in the industry, Andy has produced music videos and films for artists such as George Michael, Aerosmith, Michael Jackson, Van Halen, Bon Jovi, Elton John, Paul McCartney, Billy Joel, Tears for Fears, AC/DC, Ozzy Osbourne, Wham! Tina turner, Brian Adams… and my all time favorites – Guns N’ Roses! and the list doesn’t stop here.
Andy won an MTV Award For Best Director for George Michael’s Father Figure and Best Video for Guns N’ Roses’ November Rain’ – which has now been streamed over a billion times on YouTube. Andy was also twice Grammy-nominated for Long Form videos – ‘Cyndi Lauper – Live in Paris’ and ‘Michael Jackson – Live in Bucharest’.
Andy also directed the groundbreaking Guess Jeans ‘Cheat’ commercial. Featuring performances from Juliette Lewis and Harry Dean Stanton, the stylish and innovative piece won over 80 advertising awards worldwide, including five D&ADs, six Clios and a couple of Silver Lions at the Cannes Advertising Festival.
Andy’s client list now includes Ford, Carling, Lynx, Bacardi, Barclays, Vodafone, VW, Canon and many others. More recently Andy was recruited by Toyota for their ‘Prius’ campaign, featuring Leonardo Di Caprio. Andy was also the first director to use Eva Mendez, Catherine Zeta Jones and Sienna Miller in commercials before their illustrious film careers.
See more about Andy here!