Michael J Ferns

Based between London and LA, Michael J Ferns is a Scottish director who has been making films since he was 12 years old… winning a Scottish BAFTA at age 16.

After school, Michael studied filmmaking at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland before moving to London in 2014. Initially working in TV, he co-created and directed the Official Chart Show and a drama mini-series called The Dumping Ground – Sasha’s Story for the BBC, both of which were BAFTA nominated.

Since moving into the commercials world, focusing on cinematic photography and authentic human performance, Michael has directed award-winning spots and films for brands such as Aperol, Bud Light, Cow & Gate, Grant’s, Johnnie Walker, Nespresso, Babbel, Virgin, Lego, Mitchum and Dominos, to name just a few.