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Greg Hackett
Director / Founder

LONDON, UK // Passionate about storytelling and music, Greg is both a film director and founder of the UK production company, Spindle. He started his career with an online viral success with a film about a friend attempting to cycle 100 mph. This exposure led to working exclusively with The New York Times Brand studio, filming and directing over 30 branded films for the studio.

Now six years on Greg has his feet firmly in the UK advertising market shooting campaigns for some of the world's biggest brands through Spindle. Most recently a national TV campaign for the Royal Navy.

With strong attention to the detail of storytelling and an identifiable taste for composition, Greg has directed commercials and branded content for clients such as Philips, Sony, The Royal Navy, Cartier, National Geographic and The New York Times. Greg has picked up a host of industry awards, most notably a YDA and golds at Cannes, British Arrows, Kinsale and Ciclope.