Directors / Henry Mason

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Henry Mason is a prolific and multi-skilled director whose diverse body of work is characterized by stunningly photographed and emotive cinematic imagery, pitch-perfect authentic performances and a mischievous visual wit.

From a young age he has had a passion for the Arts, first winning a scholarship to the prestigious Royal Ballet and then later to study music at the celebrated Wells Cathedral Music School. Upon graduation, a career in theatre beckoned that saw Henry directing critically acclaimed hit plays at the renowned Kings Head theatre. From there, a career as a film director was the logical next step.

In the following decade, Henry has established himself as a much sought after commercial director whose work perfectly blends humanity, emotive storytelling and authentic performance in equal measure. He has helmed a vast array of films for global brands, including Nike, Pepsi and McDonalds. As a proud member of the LGBTQIA+ community Henry also brings a fresh and diverse perspective to all projects.

Outside of advertising, Henry was recently commissioned to write a drama TV series by The Forge called ‘Knockalagh,’ a story of rural community in a time of modernity. He also wrote a horror-comedy feature screenplay called ‘Melting Point’ about Irish-Americans marrying in Ireland, with Jonathan Rhys Meyers attached.

His short fiction novellas have won multiple accolades including the prestigious ‘Launch Pad Prose’ & ‘Screen Craft Cinematic Short Story’ competitions.