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Ryan Hope specializes in marrying stunning visuals with a heavy fashion influence with gritty edge of music videos. The British born director came to the industry from a Fine Art background and demonstrates a unique blend of chic styling and arresting cinematography that seamlessly manages to reference classic editorial touches while remaining contemporary. He has an inherent sense to make things feel fresh, never following trends. His work is often recognized for its extremely daring cinematic techniques.
One of the main players in the UK Music Video and Fashion film market, Hope spins sensual, loose narratives filled with vivid characters and striking imagery. A combination that has seen him earn many high profile admirers. These include everyone from premium brands to pop icons and from huge US rappers to hip indie acts and everyone in between. Ryan's clients include Absolut Vodka, River Island, George Michael, Kate Moss, 2 Chainz, Pharrell Williams, Dasha Zhukova, Garage Magazine and the Alpines. The sheer variety of Ryan's clients demonstrates that despite its abstract touches, bold looks, it has universal appeal which is probably his most unique attribute.
His feature documentary 'Skin' - a commission for Dasha Zhukova's Garage Magazine is probably his most famous work and was touted as an underground hit and met with critical acclaim on the worlds biggest blogs. It features the work of Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons and Raymond Pettibon.