Director/Writer/Owner of Blake + Company
Alan has enjoyed a career which includes creative executions on behalf of world class commercial production companies along with their ownership and management.
He has directed many award-winning television commercials for some of the most creative agencies in the UK, Europe and the USA, as well as writing and directing short films and documentaries, including recently:
Winner 2017 Videographer Award of Excellence - "What's Up In Space?" the pilot episode of a series for mobile platforms.
Winner 2016 Videographer Award of Excellence - "Slooh - Space for Everyone" Anthem video for astronomy website Slooh.com
Winner 2014 Videographer Award of Distinction - Web video for Virgil Kaine Bourbon
America's first national TV and internet campaign to promote solar energy, on behalf of the Solar Energy Industries Association. These films were tracked by Nielsen as having achieved 1.25 billion views in under a year.
British by birth, Alan is a permanent resident status in the USA, having moved here in 1994.
He's a keen, swimmer, cyclist and downhill skier. Other interests include volunteering for Norwalk River Rowing Association, a local Non-Profit and helping Khadija Kubra Women’s Association in Afghanistan.
Major industry awards:
2017 Videographer Award of Excellence
2016 Videographer Award of Excellence
2014 Videographer Award of Distinction
The Palm D’Or (twice, with Jennie and Co.)
Gold, Silver and Bronze Lions at the Cannes Advertising Film Festival
Award for Best Direction at The London Creative Circle Awards
Silver and Bronze Arrows at the British Television Advertising Awards
Gold Clios at the Clio Festival in New York
Silver Awards at the German Art Directors Club Awards