Australian TV Commercial wunderkind Gary Ravenscroft is a multiple award-winning director and Australian Oscar (AFI) nominated feature film cinematographer with some 200 projects under his belt, with a portfolio that ranges from music videos and documentaries to TV commercials and feature films.
His trademark unflinching style, innovative visuals and compelling performances have earned him multiple awards, including 10 American Advertising Federation Awards, an Australian Film Institute nomination, and 8 Awards from the Australian Cinematographers Society.
Gary’s more recent work includes directing a multiple-award-winning feature length documentary with its 16-part “Drug free world” commercial campaign that has already reached over 230 million people internationally. Officially commended by the City of Los Angeles and the California Legislative Assembly, the campaign he directed is now the focus of international attention from multiple governments and the United Nations. Other directing accomplishments include a string of socially conscious projects and PSAs, the multi-award-winning films “3-Things” (showcased at the Short Film Corner at Cannes) and “Non-Sequitur” as well as filming the critically acclaimed Australian feature “One Perfect Day.
Ravenscroft has now teamed up with legendary Producer Bill Mechanic (Studio head over Titanic, Minority Report, Fight Club) to produce the script he developed with Writer Hal Oszan PARANORMAL ASS-KICKERS DOT COM and as Director on the upcoming supernatural/thriller IRIS.
Ravenscroft possesses that rare combination of visual genius and narrative sensitivity that marks the truly gifted director.
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With some 200 projects under his belt to date, Ravenscroft is now poised to take on Hollywood with a string of scripts that reflect his strong desire to direct and produce entertaining yet inspirational/powerful films, that resonate around the world.
Ravenscroft’s innovative visuals and compelling performances have earned him multiple awards, including 10 American Advertising Federation Awards, an Australian Film Institute nomination, and 8 Awards from the Australian Cinematographers Society.
Ravenscroft’s career as a visual artist started early with a love for photography in high school that quickly elevated into a professional career after attending the prestigious Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) – Fine Art Photography course.