Recently transitioning from a prolific career in photography to filmmaking, Ian Derry is a true multi-disciplinary artist who brings his keen photographic eye to his filmmaking.
His stunning short film ‘Johanna’ was screened as part of the 2017 Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors’ Showcase, picked up both D&AD and Grierson nominations and won GOLD at the Kinsale Sharks for Best Doco Short Film. He’s since directed campaigns for brands including Nike, Nicorette, Seat, Microsoft, Johnnie Walker, Versace, Hugo Boss and Fitbit.
Ian is in postproduction now for a feature length Netflix Original Documentary of Johanna, due to be released in spring 2022.
Ian lives with his family in London.