Richard Bullock began life in creativity as a copywriter in Sydney with Chiat/Day/Mojo. This was followed by stints at TBWA Hunt Lascaris (South Africa), Lowe Howard Spink (London) and Cliff Freeman & Partners (New York). He became Executive Creative Director and Partner at 180 Amsterdam in 2003. In 2004 he began writing and directing long form content film projects for clients and eventually crossed over to directing full-time in 2009.
Richard has helmed projects globally for Adidas, Sony, Amnesty, Omega, Motorola and many more.
One of his most unique talents is directing projects in remote and sometimes difficult locations. He has shot films about climate change in Peru, eye surgery in Mongolia, heart disease in Rwanda and plastic surgery in South Africa. His long form films have run on the National Geographic Channel, Eurosport and the BBC. Richard has been a speaker and expert judge at the D&AD, One Show and Cannes Advertising Festivals. He has recently directed a project for OPSM in Australia and a joint project between Omega and Orbis in Mongolia.
“I’ve worked a lot with non-profit causes as well as big multi-national consumer brands. I like to find ways these two worlds can meet.”