ABOUT

David Wilson is a London based director. He’s most well know for his music video work, but his output spans various mediums including commercials and installations. He takes great enjoyment from crossing disciplines between animation and live action, often combining the two to create something totally unique. David has created work for artists such as Arctic Monkeys, David Guetta, Lady Gaga, Metronomy, Royal Blood and Tame Impala, receiving copious accolades including being crowned Best Director at the UK Music Video Awards and a Grammy nomination in 2015 for his video for Arcade Fire, 'We Exist’.

CONTACT

email
mail@thisisdavidwilson.com

UK Commercials, Music Video
Please contact Matthew Fone or Natalie Arnett at Riff Raff

US Commercials, Music Video
Please contact Lisa Margulis or Sue Yeon Ahn at The Directors Bureau

French Commercials, Music Video
Please contact Jerome Denis at La Pac

Virtual Reality Work
Please contact Patrick Milling Smith at Here Be Dragons


AWARDS

LIA 2017 Silver - Nike - Made Of

D&AD IMPACT 2017 Wood Pencil - Diversity & Equality - Nike - Made Of 

GOLD in Film Advertising - Cannes Lions -  Nike - Made Of

D&AD 2017 Wood Pencil - Film Advertising - B.E.N. the Robot

D&AD 2017 Wood Pencil - Music for Film Advertising - Nike - Made Of

Best Director - UK Music Video Awards 2015

Best Rock/Indie International - UK Music Video Awards 2015 - Tame Impala - Let It Happen

Best Rock/Indie UK - UK Music Video Awards 2015 - Royal Blood - Out of the Black

Best Animation in a Video - UK Music Video Awards 2015 - Royal Blood - Out of the Black

Best Editing - UK Music Video Awards 2015 - Royal Blood - Out of the Black

IMVDb Music Video of the Year - Royal Blood - Out of the Black

New Chitose Airport Festival 2015 - Best Music Video - Royal Blood - Out of the Black

Kinsale Sharks 2015 - Best Music Video - Royal Blood - Out of the Black

MUCH Music Video Awards 2015 - Best Rock Video - Arcade Fire - We Exist

D&AD 2015 Yellow Pencil - Direction in Music Video - Arcade Fire - We Exist

D&AD 2015 Wooden Pencil - Animation in Music Video - Royal Blood - Out of the Black

Grammy Awards 2015 NOMINATION - Best Music Video - Arcade Fire - We Exist

VEVO Hot This Year - Best Indie - Arcade Fire - We Exist

International Music Video Festival 2014 - Prix de l’Intermede - Arcade Fire - We Exist

YCN Professional Awards 2014 - Animation

MTV Video Music Awards 2014 NOMINATION - Best Rock - Arctic Monkeys - Do I Wanna Know?

YCN Professional Awards 2013 - Animation

Fubiz Award 2013 - Best Advertising Guinness - Monument

Silver Award: Best UK TV Series - British Arrows Awards 2013 IKEA - Bright Shiny Colours

Silver Award: Best New Director - Creative Circle Awards 2013

Best Music Video - Bornshorts Film Festival 2012 Metronomy - The Bay

Inclusion in Creative Review Annual 2012 Metronomy - The Bay

'In-Book' D&AD Book 2012 Metronomy - The Bay

Best Editing in a Video - Antville Awards 2011 Metronomy - The Bay

Inclusion in Creative Review Annual 2011 The Japanese Popstars - Let Go

'In-Book' D&AD Book 2011 The Japanese Popstars - Let Go

Best Animated Video - Antville Awards 2010 The Japanese Popstars - Let Go

Saatchi Saatchi Cannes Film Festival New Directors Showcase 2010 Moray McLaren - We Got Time

Inclusion in Creative Review Annual 2010 Moray McLaren - We Got Time

'In-Book' D&AD Book 2010 Moray McLaren - We Got Time

Best Budget Video Rock, Indie, Alternative - UK Music Video Awards 2009 Moray McLaren - We Got Time

Best New Director - UK Music Video Awards 2009