The collection includes digital images of original storyboards by Mike Stephenson, the multi-award-winning TV Commercials Director. As well as two self-published books: Adland and Me: The Travels and Tribulations of A TV Commercials Director, & When the Ads Were Better Than the Programmes: A Guided Tour of The Best TV Ads of the 1970s, '80s & '90s.
The original storyboards feature creative work for multiple brands including: Save the Children, BNFL, Warburtons, Babycham, Cadbury, Tate & Lyle, Persil, McDonalds, Weetabix, Ford, Nationwide, Coors, Natwest, The Independent, Phileas Fogg, Grolsh, COI - Car Crime, Lloyds Bank, Shell, Whitbread Best, Birdseye, Carlesberg, Navy, RX Bourbon, Punjana tea, Sunkist Orange Tango, Health Education Authority, Zanussi, Audi, Vision Express, Telegraph, Waste Awareness Wales, Hamlet, Heineken, RSA, Texaco/Disney, ING Direct, Ryvita, Post Office, Royal Mint, Dyson, Diet Coke, Mobil, Hackler Irish Poitin, Scotland against drugs, One-2-One, Sanatogen, Capital Gold, RBS, Everready, Quorn, Courage Directors, NTS, Courts, Marstons, Peugeot, Kenco, National Lottery Instants, First Direct, Friends of the Earth, Amstrad, EY, Vauxhall Corsa, BVA, BP, Scottish Electricity, Duckhams, KP Satellite Dish and Levis.
Level: Collection (Fonds)
Alt Ref No.: HAT21_599_2_2
Extent: 230 digital items, 2 books
Keywords: HAT21_599, Mike Stephenson
Admin History: Mike Stephenson is a renowned, multi-award-winning TV Commercials Director, who has been in advertising for over 40 years. Starting out in agencies, he worked for Y&R, Kirkwoods, BMP and Lowe Howard-Spink. Agencies which saw him work alongside many industry legends such as Ridley Scott, Frank Lowe and John Webster. During his career Mike gained a reputation for his highly creative TV work, winning over a hundred major national and international awards, including nine D&AD Pencils, and rose through the ranks from Art Director, to Group Head and Creative Director. After 20 successful years in agencies working with his long-time creative partner Derek Apps, he swapped to directing, starting out at the Paul Weiland Film Company and going on to work on over 300 commercials which won many more awards, including two BAFTAs.