Since teaming up with executive producers Chris O’Reilly and Charlotte Bavasso at the Nexus studio back in 1997, Adam Foulkes and Alan Smith have gone on to develop a reputation as one of London’s top directing teams, receiving a 2009 Oscar nomination for their 3D animated short ‘This Way Up’.
Their commercial work includes spots for Coca-Cola, Honda and The Observer. It has also brought them many awards and accolades including a Grand Prix Award and Gold at the Cannes Lions, a Grandy at the ANDYS, an ITV Award for Best Commercial, several BTAA Golds and Silvers, BTAA Craft Gold awards, the Platinum Award for Creative Circle and 2 Golds, 5 Silvers and 2 black pencils at D&AD. Honda ‘Grrr’ is the most awarded commercial in the world from 1999-2008.
Film and broadcast credits include the film title sequence for Thunderbirds and an animated film within a film’ for DreamWorks/Paramount’s Lemony Snicket: A Series Of Unfortunate Events. They also directed several sketches for the BBC’s animated comedy show Monkey Dust.