Clockwork Films has signed director Laurence Thrush to its roster.
is a seasoned and accomplished director whose cinematic and poetic
style stands out and captivates audiences. Being a writer and editor
also, lends itself perfectly to Thrush's stunning visual storytelling.
in his directing career, he was short-listed for the Best Young
Director Award at the Clio Advertising Awards and the Cannes Lions
International Festival. He has since directed a wide range of
commercials for clients such as HP, Amstel Light, Adobe, McDonalds, and
MasterCard, picking up numerous awards including Cannes Lions, LIAA, One
Show and Clio.
Thrush's first feature film, "Left Handed" was awarded Best Feature at
The Milan Film Festival, The Rhode Island Film Festival, L'Aquila Film
Festival and The Japan Film Festival. "Pursuit of Loneliness", his
second feature film as a writer/director, made its world premiere at the
Sundance Film Festival in January of 2012. "A Different Light", a new
documentary based on the design and construction of a school for
visually and hearing impaired students in Finland, will be coming in
Says Jamie Cohen, managing director, Clockwork Films:
"We're ridiculously excited to welcome Laurence to the family. His
storytelling and cinematic ability to capture a performance or moment in
time is second to none... Plus he looks a little like Jake Gyllenhaal...
which lifts the average in the office."
To view a selection of Laurence's work please click here