Sebastian Whyte

Sebastian Whyte

Film DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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Sebastian Whyte

Sebastian Whyte

Film DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Sebastian Whyte is an award-winning London based director, writer and photographer. In 2024, Seb was selected to join the TV collective’s Breakthrough Leaders programme. Passionate about poetic, sonically immersive and rich cinematic narratives that encourage emotional journeys. With a love for subtle nuances, the surreal and technical craft, Seb’s work is influenced by cultural and social themes, a love of photography, art and music. Sebastian is committed to creating compelling and authentic stories, and is currently developing several projects - including a TV series. He has directed campaigns, spots and films for brands such as Peaky Blinders, Sony, The OWO, World Health Organisation, Vodafone, Vidal Sassoon, Rambert Dance Company, MoD, UKTV, A&E Networks, NHS and Marriott Hotels. Accolades include: PromoNews - Film of the Month, Creativepool Annual Best Production (2021, 2022, 2023), Shiny Network - New Directors Award, Film the House - Best Film (2016), and Film Shortage - Pick of the Month.
  • Songbird trailer
    Songbird trailerSongbird is an award-winning poetic short film for the Take Flight programme from the charity aerial theatre company Scarabeus. Take Flight helps young people in London, UK, improve their mental and physical health through a year-long programme in aerial dance. Made purely voluntarily, Songbird is a simple story brought together through collaboration.
  • Showreel Spring 2023
    Showreel Spring 2023
  • Rambert Dance in Peaky Blinders - The Redemption of Thomas Shelby
    Rambert Dance in Peaky Blinders - The Redemption of Thomas ShelbySebastian Whyte directs the powerful and beautifully crafted promo for Rambert Dance in Peaky Blinders - The Redemption of Thomas Shelby. The Redemption of Thomas Shelby is a live dance theatre event written by Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight and choreographed and directed by Rambert's Artistic Director Benoit Swan Pouffer. The show opens at the Birmingham Hippodrome in September 2022, then will tour the UK from October until March 2023.
  • Note to Self
    Note to SelfWe build an hour, a day, a lifetime on what we can remember. So what do we become, when we forget? A trailer for Note to Self, the RAMBERT2 livestream from the creative mind of Choreographer and Rambert Artistic Director, Benoit Swan Pouffer. Actress - Karlina Grace-Paseda Dancers - Rambert2 Director - Sebastian Whyte Artistic Director /Choreographer - Benoit Swan Pouffer Senior Rehearsal Director - Matthew Rich DP - Joseph Hofmann 1st AC - Courtney Andrews 2nd AC - Valentina Catenacci Colo
  • World Health Organisation - Changemakers in Health
    World Health Organisation - Changemakers in HealthSebastian Whyte directs a powerful spoken word short film for the World Health Organisation. The personal experiences and stories of health workers around the world are expressed poetically in this simple yet poignant film. The three actors shift between characters as they tell of the often heartbreaking situations these health workers find themselves in around the world. Commissioned by the World Health Organisation, writers (and creative directors) Sarah Sutcliffe and Danny Sheinmann crafted
    BLACK HISTORY MONTH - Drama, UKTVSeb directs a several beautifully atmospheric spots for UKTV’s Drama channel celebrating Black talent in film and television.
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Work history
    Film Director / Creative Director
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Director - short and long form film and content. Clients include: Sky, UKTV, MoD, Transport for London, Marriott Hotels, Together TV and more.
    Film DirectorTMP Worldwide
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    Create film branded content and advertising for brands such as Vodafone, Marriott Hotels, Manchester Nurses, and Transport for London.
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  • Film
  • Creative Direction
  • Filmmaking
  • Brand Content
  • Advertising
  • Video Directing
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Art Direction
  • Film Directing
  • Film Editing
    Filmmaking and The Creative Economy MAKingston University
     - Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
    MA Filmmaking & Creative Economy Passed with Distinction
    Post Graduate Diploma in Graphic Communication Kingston University
     - Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
    Production BronzeCreativepool Awards
    Creativepool Annual award - Production category for Peaky Blinders - The Redemption of Thomas Shelby