Jury

Michael Ritchie

Managing Director / Executive Producer

Revolver / Will O'Rourke

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA // Michael Ritchie is the Managing Director/ Executive Producer and co-owner of Revolver/ Will O’Rourke an Australian based production company known for its commitment to produce work that people seem to remember and hopefully like.

Michael began his career in agencies, head of Broadcast at Ogilvy in Sydney, then a more regional gig at DDB HK.

From there he moved into production side and in 1999 saw his most successful collaboration when he joined and later became partner with Steve Rogers at Revolver.

He has been involved in international juries at every major advertising show including Cannes Lions, D&AD, LIA, and was President of the Spikes Film Craft Jury in 2016 and twice chairman of the Craft Jury at AWARD.

Revolver/ Will O’Rourke has been named AWARD Production Company of the year more than any other and was announced Mumbrella Production Company & New York Festivals Production Company of the year in 2015.

Most recently Michael and Steve together with Martha Coleman have just launched REVLOVER, a new TV & feature film production company.