Calum Macdiarmid

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Calum Macdiarmid is an artist and director who’s work uses experimental aesthetics to provoke visceral emotional reaction.

He studied Illustration at Kingston before going on to work as an illustrator for MTV. From there he began animating and directing the MTV idents. After going on to work for the BBC, Channel 4, Living, Bravo, and Virgin 1 he then directed a number of short films each of which was award winning, with one winning over half of the 30 film festivals it was selected for, another going viral, and another being turned into a feature.

He has directed commercials around the world working for clients such as Saatchi M&C, McCann, AMV, Publicis, W&K, as well as working  with academy award winning actors, and Hollywood celebrities like Jessica Alba.