Set in an ever-so English 1930s seaside hotel, ENO’s iconic production of The Mikado is a
Andy Morahan is one of the most renowned directors the UK has produced receiving accolades across every genre of filmmaking from his legendary Guns and Roses music videos to his Guess Jeans commercial starring Harry Dean Stanton and Juliette Lewis, one of the most awarded Ads of all time, including 5 D&AD’s & 6 Clios.
From already being an MVT award winning director, this was the platform that launched Andy’s commercials career, where his client list now includes Ford, Carling, Lynx, Bacardi, Barclays, Vodafone, VW, Canon, GHD and others. More recently he was recruited by Toyota for their Prius campaign, featuring Leonardo Di Caprio.
In 2002, Andy formed his own commercials and music video company with his Exec Producing partner, Kate Elson. Bikini Films rapidly became one of the top production companies in London.
Andy has constantly diversified as a director turning his hand from features to ‘live shows’ as well as ‘Event cinema’ This includes directing 7 ‘live satellite broadcasts’ from the Coliseum in London for the English National Opera into over 400 cinema screens globally; he also shot a groundbreaking 3D concert film for JLS and filmed George Michael’s last ever concert at the Garnier Opera House in Paris.
It is rare for someone to cross so many genres with such success.
This year 2017 he has directed his own co-penned movie ‘Boogie Man’ about a 18yr old British Indian boy who is obsessed with Saturday Night Fever the 70’s disco culture. This will be released in 2018
After that he is already planning to go in to production on his next feature ‘Wild Boys’. A film written by Piers Ashworth about the early days of of music videos in the 80’s. A world he is very familiar with given his history and legacy.