Havana, Cuba

Hugh is a young director originally from New Zealand. He started his career at Ogilvy & Mather as a copywriter, when not behind a keyboard he was behind a camera, writing and directing his own spec commercials for global brands, many which ended up being broadcast and screened at festivals including BFI, Tribeca and Cannes Lions.

One of his early videos clocked over 15 million views, his breakout commercial for Coca-Cola is one of the 10 most-shared Valentine's ads of all time, and he was recently named as one of 7 Emerging Auckland Directors to Write Home About by LLBOnline.com.


“Hugh is a star director. I could not be prouder of this guy then I am right now having seen his 1st Coke spot air on American Idol.”

– Jonathan Mildenhall
VP of Global Advertising Strategy and Creative Excellence, Coca-Cola



All enquires welcome both friendly and professional. 

Currently based in London, United Kingdom