TJ O’Grady-Peyton is an Irish director who graduated from the London Film School’s prestigious graduate program in 2010.
Fresh into the professional adspace, he was shortlisted for a Young Directors Award at Cannes in 2013 and 2015, later earning a People’s Voice Award at The Webby Awards in 2016. He has directed commercials for clients such as BMW, Gatorade, Cadillac,Coke, Nespresso, Asics, Red Bull, Volkswagen, Diesel and Conde Nast, among others. A cinephile from a young age, TJ infuses a cinematic edge and emotion throughout all of his work, no matter what length. In 2017, TJ co-directed ashort film called WAVE with Academy Award winner Benjamin Cleary. As well as directing, he played the lead role as Gasper Rubicon. Wave had it’s world premiere at Tribeca Film Festival and has screened in over 30 festivals worldwide to date including Clermont-Ferrand, winning international awards at places such as The European Film Awards, Galway,Leeds, Aesthetica, Melbourne, and many others.