About me

Matt Losasso is an experienced, multi award winning, live action director. His background in the visual arts and training at the BBC has helped to shape his distinctive directing style. His work is highly visual and photographic with a strong sense of dramatic impact and performance.

As well as directing many major UK and global advertising campaigns, his continued creative work with the BBC has won him many awards - including his work with BBC One's front end, identity stings, which are currently seen daily in the UK and USA and with all BBC One iPlayer programmes. He has also worked closely with a large number of high profile actors and celebrities in many major promos and cinema ads, including the 2013 global media sensation; Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Trailer.

Skills

Creative Direction, Digital Art, Directing, Editing

Sector Experience

Advertising, Audio / Visual, Branding, Design, Film (Feature), Film (Short / Documentary), Photography, Television

Awards

BBC One ident - Magical forest -  BDA Europe 2008  SILVER AWARD  ‘Best on Air ident’, BBC Proms Promotion - Promax BDA 1998  SILVER AWARD, BBC Wild Zone idents -  Promax 2002 SILVER AWARD, BBC World promo - State of the Earth - BDA 2001 GOLD AWARD  ‘Best reality programming promotion’, BBC World promo - State of the Earth - D&AD 2001 D&AD Annual, BBC World promo - State of the Earth - Promax 2000  GOLD AWARD  ‘Best Factual Promotion’, Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Trailer  - Promaxbda Europe awards 2014  Best ‘Dramatic Programme Spot’  GOLD AWARD, Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Trailer  - Promaxbda Europe awards 2014  Best ‘Programme Spot not using programme footage’ GOLD AWAR, Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Trailer  - Promaxbda UK awards 2014  Best ‘Cross Media Campaign’ GOLD AWARD, Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Trailer  - Promaxbda UK awards 2014  Best ‘Launch Promo’  SILVER AWARD, Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Trailer  - Promaxbda UK awards 2014  Best ‘Originated Drama Promo’ BRONZE AWARD, Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Trailer  - Promaxbda UK awards 2014  Best ‘Season Or Stunt Promo Campaign’ BRONZE AWARD, Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Trailer  - Promaxbda UK awards 2014  Most 'Innovative Use Of Digital’ BRONZE AWARD, Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Trailer -  Kinsale Shark Awards 2014 GOLD AWARD  ‘Best Drama Promo’, Galvani's Monster - short film -  Short listed  RTS Student Television Awards 1995, Mistresses Cinema Commercial -  Eyes & Ears Of Europe 2009  ‘Best Series promo’  WINNER, Mistresses Cinema Commercial -  Promax UK 2009  ‘Best Drama Promo - Originated'  GOLD AWARD, Mistresses Cinema Commercial - Promax UK 2009  'Best Launch'  GOLD AWARD, Mistresses Cinema Commercial - Promax UK 2009  ‘Best Direction'  SILVER AWARD, UK Drama - Winter Launch - Promax 2001 GOLD AWARD  ‘Best Marketing Promotion’, UK GOLD- ‘Next’ sting -  Promax BDA 1999  SILVER AWARD, Wonderball - BBC Knowledge Promo -  2012 New York Festival Awards  Category - Direction  GOLD WORLD MEDAL, Wonderball - BBC Knowledge Promo -  Promaxbda Africa awards 2012  ‘Most Outstanding Promo Of the Year’  GOLD AWARD, Wonderball - BBC Knowledge Promo -  Promaxbda Europe awards 2012  GOLD AWARD

Clients

AMV BBDO, BBC, Coca-Cola, DDB Remedy, Grey London, ITV, Maverick Media, Mercede Benz, Publicis, Red Bee Media, Saatchi & Saatchi London, Sainsbury, Sky, Sony Interactive Entertainment, The Outfit, VCCP, Which?

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Achievements
Top 25 Commercials Director Project featured:Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Trailer
on 18th September 2019
Project featured:BBC One Circle Ident - Magic Forest
on 25th September 2019
Project featured:Video creation for Dragonfly
on 25th January 2020
Project featured:Dragonfly brand film 2021
on 26th July 2021
Tagged Job Titles
Contract
Freelance
Location
Brighton
Skill Level
Senior
Creativepool member since 8 July 2014