Bicoastal production partner m ss ng p eces is welcoming acclaimed director TJ O’Grady-Peyton to its live action roster for representation across North America. TJ is known for his evocative and naturalistic storytelling across commercials and short films, capturing moments that resonate with viewers around the world.
Originally from Dublin, TJ graduated from the London Film School and gained notice in the commercial world with a piece for Adidas that earned a 2013 YDA nomination at Cannes Lions. He went on to broaden his portfolio with a Webby award-winning spot for Gatorade starring NFL quarterback Cam Newton, a Webby and Art Directors Club award-winning spot for VW, a Clio award-winning spot for Goodyear, and the Irish Film and Television award-winning short film 'Wave
' co-directed with Benjamin Cleary and narrated by Jarvis Cocker. He has also created memorable work for BMW, Asics starring Steve Aoki, and the Gaelic Athletic Games; directed 'Kayaking the Nile
' for Red Bull’s original documentary Wildcard series; and was selected for Werner Herzog’s 2018 documentary masterclass in the Amazonian jungle.
“TJ’s eye for human, genuine performances paired with striking visuals is extremely exciting,” said Kate Oppenheim, managing partner at m ss ng p eces. “We are thrilled to partner with someone who tells such resonant stories.”
“I’ve been really impressed by how m ss ng p eces fosters their talent across such a diverse range of styles and skill sets, and have seen them take many careers to new levels,” said TJ. “My own style has evolved in recent years as I’ve been embarking on more cinematic work in addition to my documentary background, and I’m confident that m ss ng p eces is aligned with my goals and will be a great partner in this next phase of my career.”
Find out more about TJ and his work here