Australian TV Commercial wunderkind Gary Ravenscroft is a multiple award-winning director and Australian Oscar (AFI) nominated feature film cinematographer 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 11 American Advertising Federation Awards, an Australian Film Institute nomination, and 8 Awards from the Australian Cinematographers Society.
Gary grew up in Melbourne Australia where he spent most of his time surfing and taking photos. He studied photography and then film before gravitating toward Advertising.
Gary’s more recent work includes directing and shooting an award winning campaign for Ram Trucks Commercial and another for Ram Trucks Agriculture. He also directed the multiple-award-winning feature length documentary and 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 has been 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 possesses that rare combination of visual genius and narrative sensitivity that marks the truly gifted director.
SILVER ADDY - Ram Trucks - “Tru Biz” Campaign
COMMUNICATOR AWARDS - Ram Trucks - “Try Biz” Campaign
GOLD ADDY - "They Said/They Lied" Drug-Free World PSA Campaign
SILVER ADDY - "One Hit" Drug-Free World PSA
SILVER ADDY - "Just Once" Drug-Free World PSA
One perfect Day - Best Cinematography in Feature Film 2004
SILVER - ACS Award for Best Cinematography in a Feature Film
GOLD - ACS Award for Best TVC
GOLD - ACS Award for Best Short Drama
GOLD - ACS Award for Best Experimental Film
SILVER - ACS Award for Best Documentary
BEST OF SHOW - music video “Siempre Pude Ver”Accolades Competition
BEST MUSIC VIDEO - “Siempre Pude Ver”Cinema City International Film Festival
WINNER BEST MUSIC VIDEO - “Siempre Pude Ver” Garden State FIlm Festival
WINNER BEST MUSIC VIDEO - “Siempre Pude Ver”George Lindsay UNA Film Festival
SILVER TELLY AWARD - “One Hit”Anti-Drug PSA
BRONZE ADDY AWARD “Love Lost” Anti-Drug PSA
BRONZE ADDY AWARD “Medicine Chest”Anti-Drug PSA