Rhys Chapman

Rhys Chapman

FilmmakerLondon, United Kingdom
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Rhys Chapman

Rhys Chapman

FilmmakerLondon, United Kingdom
  • Ryan Can't Read
    Ryan Can't ReadShort film in pre-production with Oscar-winners Slick Films and casting director Des Hamilton (This is England, Top Boy, JoJo Rabbit).
  • LADbible: Wonderkid FC
    LADbible: Wonderkid FCPaid partnership with adidas
  • FIFA20: Wrong Breaks New Ground
    FIFA20: Wrong Breaks New GroundCreative Consultant work for adam&eveDDB
  • LGBT screening in Russia
    LGBT screening in RussiaIn May 2017 I took a risky trip to Moscow to hold a secret screening with an underground LGBT organisation. The story was featured on both i-D and Sky Sports.
    WONDERKIDWONDERKID is a short film by Rhys Chapman, which tackles one of football's biggest issues - homophobia. Starring Chris Mason and featuring Sky Sports' Martin Tyler, Alan Smith and Geoff Shreeves, the film depicts the inner turmoil of a gay professional footballer. WONDERKID launched at the Raindance Film Festival, debuted on television with Sky Sports and has received over a million views online.
  • F2 Freestylers adidas Live Show
    F2 Freestylers adidas Live ShowWONDERKID actor Chris Mason (Legend, Broadchurch, Pretty Little Liars) and I appeared on the F2 Freestylers adidas show in 2016
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Work history
    ConsultantSelf Employed
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
    - Produced branded content and research films for Nike - Held educational seminars for Wavemaker, Exposure PR, Pinewood Studios and the Premier League - Agency work with adam&eveDDB on the FIFA20 game and MOFILM for Chivas Regal Whiskey - Helped launch football culture zine, Stiles - Developed ‘Ryan Can’t Read’ with Oscar-winning production company Slick Films
    The Telegraph logo
    The Telegraph logo
    Executive ProducerThe Telegraph
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    My role was to help drive a shift to create higher quality bespoke video content. - Working with a team of 30 employees creating both news and commercial content - I gained a valuable understanding of how large audiences behave and the inner workings of the mainstream media - Directed the first-ever documentary created by the newspaper on double amputee racing car driver David Birrell to launch the new Telegraph video portal
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  • Film Production
  • Film Directing
  • Digital Marketing
  • PR Campaigns
  • Social Media Management
  • Events Production
  • Video Advertising
  • Creative Concepts
  • Creative Stragegy
  • Consulting
    London South Bank University logo
    London South Bank University logo
    Arts ManagementLondon South Bank University
     - London, United Kingdom
    BA (Hons) Arts Management
    Official SelectionRaindance Film Festival
    WONDERKID was selected as part of the official selection at the 2016 Raindance Film Festival in London