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Us, Director, Academy Films
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Academy Films


Us consists of Christopher Barrett and Luke Taylor. Meeting while studying at Kingston on the BA Graphic Design course. The duo's first successful collaboration came in the form of a music video for Thom Yorke as part of the D&AD awards, winning 1st place.

In late 2007 they formed Us, a multi-disciplinary design studio as well as co-founding fabrik A Portfolio & Blogging Service for Creatives. The focus since then moved towards directing & moving image work.

2011 saw them receive the award for Best New Directors at the UK MVA's and Best Urban video for 'Numbers In Action' which also received a MOBO nomination. Their teaser film for Benga’s new album, has received accolades highlighted from Creative Review, Shots and The Reel. The sculpture created in the film has also been bought by Soundcloud. Their excellent new join the dots promo for Foals was also a Vimeo 'Staff Pick'.

Us have also just directed XFactor Idents for Talk Talk, as well as the brands new Christmas ad for 2013.