Richie Smyth is one of Ireland’s most successful and respected Photographer, TV Commercials and Music Video directors. His work is recognized for it’s edgy photographic style, it’s beauty and humanity. He has made music videos for U2, The Verve, Bon Jovi and Melisa Etheridge amongst many others. His commercials include spots for Guinness, PETA, Nike and Pepsi.
Richie recently turned his hand to feature films, directing the critically acclaimed and received, The Siege of Jadotville – a geo political war thriller staring Jamie Dornan, Guillaume Canet, Mikael Persbrandt, Mark Strong, Emmanuelle Siegner and Jason O’Mara. Jadotville was Netflix’s first foray into the world of feature film production.
Richie is not only a prolific director, but is one of Ireland’s most internationally awarded too, keeping in his awards cabinet his most recent metal, a Cannes Lion / Clio / D+AD / Gold – GBA / London International Awards / Kinsale Shark and IFTA – Best Director 2017 The Siege of Jadotville. He also has an obsession with all things dark…. but don’t let that stop you from calling him.Book to work with Richie