Director Steve Cope is well known for creating highly crafted, narrative led films & commercials.

After graduating from Art college in London, Steve started his career at the BBC as a graphic designer, quickly graduating to director in the BBC promotions dept, where he directed the multi-award-winning follow-up to the BBC’s ‘Lou Reed - Perfect Day’ campaign which put Elvis on stage with fellow legends such as Keith Moon, Stevie Wonder & Marvin Gaye. This early “deep fake” campaign was voted one of the top 5 advertising campaigns of the year and also had the full backing and blessing from the Elvis foundation in Memphis.

Steve then spent 7 years as a director working at Rattling Stick Films, where he directed award-winning commercials for Guinness, Heineken, Pepsi & Samsung, to name a few. He also made a series of hard-hitting and impactful films, creating awareness of domestic abuse for the National Centre for Domestic Violence charity, and also the problems of sensory sensitivity for the Autism Society.

He later joined 2AM Films working with them for 8 years, producing award winning work including “I Will Survive” an anti-smoking campaign for HSE Ireland as well as beautifully crafted spots for Ford “Butterflies” and Range Rover “Fireflies”. He is now an independent freelance film director working with Dark Energy films based in London.

He has a keen interest in cinematography and as well as directing commercials, has also been working as a second unit director/cameraman on feature films and documentaries.