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Dougal Wilson

Dougal Wilson

Channel 4 / Fanfare / 4creative

    Bio

    A director well-known for his iconic music videos and commercials, Dougal Wilson studied Astrophysics before beginning his career as a copywriter at The Leith Agency in Edinburgh.

    Dougal has helmed commercials for brands such as Apple, Channel 4, John Lewis, Lurpak, IKEA, and Three Mobile for respected agencies including adam&eveDDB, Wieden + Kennedy and Mother.

    His music videos have been widely celebrated. He has worked with artists including Coldplay, Goldfrapp, The Streets, Bat For Lashes, Basement Jaxx, Dizzee Rascal, and Jarvis Cocker.

    Dougal garnered the Grand Prix for Film at the 2017 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity for his Channel 4 film “We’re The Superhumans.” His many awards include additional Cannes Lions, British Arrows, and Pencils from D&AD and The One Show. He won Best Music Video Director at the British Music Video Awards twice, was rated the top UK commercials director in Campaign Magazine, and won the Chairman’s Award at British Arrows.