George O'Reilly
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George O'Reilly

Film DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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George O'Reilly

Film DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Sending secret messages with cameras. Trying to continue conversations about important matters.
Projects
  • Matt Ryder:  Mescaline Smoke
    Matt Ryder: Mescaline SmokeWhat does it mean to be an authentic person? My latest work directing the Music Video for 'Mescaline Smoke' by artist Matt Ryder. The video explored the concept of individuals' authenticity. Matt's music touched me in many ways when I first started listening and developing creative ideas for a video. He mentioned his frustration with seemingly disconnected behaviours that occurred as he started going to parties. He wrote to me "I found myself constantly being dragged into situations that I did
  • Matt Ryder: Not The Same
    Matt Ryder: Not The SameMusic Video for upcoming artist Matt Ryder. Shot and edited over lockdown. Heavy CGI workflow with photorealistic work by Petter Schölander, exploring the topic of the simulation theory. Premiered on Wonderland magazine.
  • REEEEEEEEEEEL
    REEEEEEEEEEELShowreel of work I've directed. Did I direct the showreel too?
  • I'M FINE
    I'M FINESuper short drama about London's harsh hustle culture. Distributed on Amazon Prime.
  • BACKWARDS Feat. Yunglud
    BACKWARDS Feat. YungludShort documentary about Yungblud, his music and most importantly, his politically fuelled messages. Premiered on Clash Magazine. https://www.clashmusic.com/videos/yungblud-shares-new-short-film-backwards
  • Everybody Shut Up
    Everybody Shut UpShort documentary about the importance of social interaction. Featuring Psychologist Sir Cary Cooper and Linguist Bencie Woll. Held it's US premiere at Oscar-qualifying Hot Springs Film Festival and UK premiere at BAFTA-qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival.
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Projects credited in
  • Matt Ryder: Soundless Motion
    Matt Ryder: Soundless MotionOfficial music video for upcoming artist Matt Ryder. Shot over 2 days in his home city of Birmingham. Strong team working on this one, maximum effort all round, whilst trying to figure out working under the new restrictions. Premiere on Complex: www.complex.com/music/2020/09/premiere-matt-ryder-soundless-motion
  • Lewis Capaldi - Tough
    Lewis Capaldi - ToughCaptured at The Great Escape Festival, soon-to-be global superstar Lewis Capalidi performed his next single release.
  • Yungblud: Backwards
    Yungblud: BackwardsLondon based Devonian director, George O'Reilly, is a graduate of METFilm School and already has a number of acclaimed films under his belt. In this brilliant documentary with Yungblud, George encapsulated everything Sound Bites Studios stands for. With 24-hours notice, we quickly briefed him and sent him out with a camera and a two-hour window to get something in the can. The pair hit it off and ended up hanging out for the whole day, exploring west London at their leisure, even turning up at
  • Another Sky - Love It If We Made It
    Another Sky - Love It If We Made ItLive session where the artist captured three tracks, including this medley of Love It If We Made It.
  • Keir - Shiver
    Keir - ShiverOfficial Music Video
  • Apple Music Presents: Max Richter Peaceful Playlist
    Apple Music Presents: Max Richter Peaceful PlaylistMax Richter discusses what goes into perfect playlist.
Work history
    Universal Music UK logo
    Universal Music UK logo
    DirectorUniversal Music UK
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
    Working a variety of projects, from directing short documentary BACKWARDS with Yungblud, to shooting live acoustic session with Lewis Capaldi and to interview pieces for Lusi Fonsi in Madrid.
Skills
  • Directing
  • Editing
  • Cinematography
  • Marketing
  • Audience Engagement
  • Social Media
Education
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    Bachelor of Arts (BA) Met Film School
     - London, United Kingdom
Awards
    Aesthetica Magazine logo
    Aesthetica Magazine logo
    Aesthetica Short Film Festival Documentary NomineeAesthetica Magazine
    Documentary Everybody Shut Up, was in the official selection for BAFTA-qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival.