Alex Rutterford is a Director, Designer, Artist with over a decade of experience in commercials, music videos and short films. After graduating in graphic design, he began his professional career in the film industry by designing graphics for films working in the art departments of Shepperton and Pinewood Studios. From these early days, his distinctive style of design has been employed across a range of mediums and products – both as Art director and Designer incorporating clothing design, album covers, identities, computer modelling and animation and photo manipulation. He naturally progressed into the role of Creative Director / Computer Generated Image Artist at Lost in Space where his reputation was cemented in designing and animating the ground breaking music video “Gantz Graf’ for Autechre / Warp Records.
After joining RSA Films (2001-2012), he continued to direct music videos including Radiohead (“Go To Sleep”) which he was part of the Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors Showcase, and commercials for clients which included Bacardi, Sony Playstation, Chrystler Group (Dodge). The commercial “A Day in the Life” for Sony Playstation (Europe/UK territories) won a Clio (Gold), International ANDY (Bronze for animation) and a APA 50 award.
His videos and short experimental films have been shown and exhibited internationally in numerous film and art festivals including the Yvon Lambert Gallery, New York; the Punto Y Raya Festival, Spain, and onedotzero. His works have also appeared in numerous DVD publications and books including Warp Vision : The Videos, Best of British Animation Awards Vol.6, Animation Unlimited (innovative short films since 1940) and onedotzero (motion blur).
He has also featured as guest speaker at the onedotzero festival, and (Thrilling Wonder Stories), The Architectural Association School Of Architecture London.