Russell Thomas

Russell Thomas


Russell Thomas is a creative visionary, a multi Grammy-nominated director with a slate of impressive and distinctive large-scale projects to his name.
His work is characterized by his spirited approach to telling stories through inventive and immersive spectacle.

He focuses relentlessly on harnessing audiences’ energy to create truly meaningful shared experiences that live on as landmark moments in time.

5-time MTV European Music Award Director, The Creative Director of The Official Ceremony of the UAE 40th National Day Celebrations in 2011, 5-time Laureus World Sports Awards Director, Creative Director for the multiple award winning Johnnie Walker Blue Symphony campaign, and the creative force behind the Tour de France Opening Ceremonies, Russell is internationally heralded as a creative prodigy.

Russell’s passion is for live spectacle and cultural celebration; he ambitiously takes on projects that are larger-than-life and gets great joy out of seeing his work have a positive and powerful impact on people.

He works in lock step with clients to define the narrative and amplify the message through creative ingenuity and technical expertise.

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