LEE DONALDSON

Lee Donaldson

Lee Donaldson’s career started in fashion. Tailoring and making clothes for clients including legendary punk band 'The Clash', then as a buyer for fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto in London and New York and then fashion styling & journalism for 'The Face’ magazine.

His directing career began in TV with an adrenalin sports shows for Sky Sports followed by a very successful stint in branding at SKY. He was then was poached by Channel 4 as their first dedicated branding Director and has since directed branding and TV programmes for BBC, ITV and various independent production companies. ‘Tenants’ - a short film written and directed by Lee gave him his break into television commercials and represented by The Artist Company, Nolan Boulter Films in London and The Family in Italy he went on to win awards at Cannes, Kinsale and Eurobest with his commercials for clients such as Playstation, Nintendo, FIAT and Sky. Further commercials for a range of products including Unison, Proctor and Gamble, The Sun, News of the World, Anadin, Sekonda, MG and Waterstones , plus music videos - including a classic for the band Madness - and a feature film 'The Virgin of Liverpool', starring Imelda Staunton, Johnny Vegas and Ricky Tomlinson have secured him a place on the rosta at SMASH  MANAGEMENT.

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 CARS / AUTOMOTIVE

MG Japan/MG by Lee Donaldson
Product: MG Japan “MG Cars”
Dir: Lee Donaldson

Fiat Punto/Streaker by Lee Donaldson
Product: FIAT Punto “Streaker”
Dir” Lee Donaldson

 FOOD / DRINK / TABLETOP

Ciao Mamma/Kellogs by Lee Donaldson
Product: Kelloggs Frosties “Ciao Mamma”
Dir: Lee Donaldson

 HUMOUR

Playstation/Pass by Lee Donaldson
Product: Sony Playstation “Pass”
Dir: Lee Donaldson

Nintendo/Classroom by Lee Donaldson
Product: Nintendo Gaming “Classroom”
Dir: Lee Donaldson

News of the World/Boot Room by Lee Donaldson
Product: News International:
News of the World “Bootroom”
Dir: Lee Donaldson

War on Want/Third World Privatisation by Lee Donaldson
Product: Third World Privatisation
“War on Want”
Dir: Lee Donaldson

Playstation/Path by Lee Donaldson
Product: Sony Playstation “Path”
Dir: Lee Donaldson

Johnny The Horse/Madness by Lee Donaldson
Artist: Madness “Johnny the Horse”
Dir: Lee Donaldson

4 Russell Crowes/The Sun by Lee Donaldson
Product: News International:
The Sun “4Russell Crowes”
Dir: Lee Donaldson

Hostage/Tenants by Lee Donaldson
Product: Levis Jeans “Hostage:
Dir: Lee Donaldson

Media World/Sweden by Lee Donaldson
Product: Mediaworld TV “Sweden”
Dir: Lee Donaldson

Media World/Brazil by Lee Donaldson
Product: Mediaworld TV “Brazil”
Dir: Lee Donaldson

Fiat Punto/Streaker by Lee Donaldson
Product: FIAT Punto “Streaker”
Dir: Lee Donaldson

 

 LIFESTYLE / VIGNETTES

Waterstones/Exercise Your Mind by Lee Donaldson
Product: Waterstones
“Exercise Your Mind”
Dir: Lee Donaldson

4 Russell Crowes/The Sun by Lee Donaldson
Product: News International:
The Sun “4 Russell Crowes”
Dir: Lee Donaldson

3/3 by Lee Donaldson
Product: 3 Network “Open Your Eyes”
Dir: Lee Donaldson

Swimmer/Anadin by Lee Donaldson
Product: Anadin Extra “Swimmer”
Dir” Lee Donaldson

Trevor/The Sun by Lee Donaldson
Product: News International:
The Sun “Trevor”
Dir: Lee Donaldson

Bar/One by Lee Donaldson
Product: One Network Germany “Bar”
Dir: Lee Donaldson

Hostage/Tenants by Lee Donaldson
Product: Levis Jeans “Hostage:
Dir: Lee Donaldson

Wrong Kind Of Snow/Sekonda by Lee Donaldson
Product: Sekonda “Wrong Kind Of Snow”
Dir: Lee Donaldson

It's time to leave the country/Thomas Cook by Lee Donaldson
Product: Thomas Cook
“Time to Leave the Country”
Dir: Lee Donaldson

Big Issue by Lee Donaldson
Product: The Big Issue “Give Generously”
Dir: Lee Donaldson

Media World/Sweden by Lee Donaldson
Product: Media World TV “Sweden”
Dir: Lee Donaldson

Media World/Brazil by Lee Donaldson
Product: Media World TV “Brazil”
Dir: Lee Donaldson

Radio 101 by Lee Donaldson
Product: Radio R101 Italy “R101”
Dir: Lee Donaldson

 

 MUSIC VIDEOS

 

Johnny The Horse/Madness by Lee Donaldson
Artist: Madness “Johnny the Horse”
Dir: Lee Donaldson

 

Belinda Carlisle by Lee Donaldson
Artist: Belinda Carlisle
“All God’s Children”
Dir: Donaldson

 

 PERFORMANCE / DIALOGUE

War on Want/Third World Privatisation by Lee Donaldson
Product: Third World Privatisation
“War on Want”
Dir: Lee Donaldson

 SHORT FILMS / CORPORATE

 

The Virgin of Liverpool by Lee Donaldson
Title:
The Virgin of Liverpool”
Writer/Dir: Lee Donaldson

 

My Old Man's A Painter by Lee Donaldson
Title: “My Old Man’s A Painter”
Writer/Dir: Lee Donaldson

 

My Old Man's A Painter by Lee Donaldson
Title: Tenants
Writer/Dir: Lee Donaldson

 SPORTS

 

News of the World/Boot Room by Lee Donaldson
Product: News International:
News of the World “Bootroom”
Dir: Lee Donaldson

 

Waterstones/Exercise Your Mind by Lee Donaldson
Product: Waterstones
“Exercise Your Mind”
Dir: Lee Donaldson

 

Playstation/Pass by Lee Donaldson
Product: Sony Playstation “Pass”
Dir: Lee Donaldson

 

Playstation/Path by Lee Donaldson
Product: Sony Playstation “Path”
Dir: Lee Donaldson