Jeff T. Thomas
|Jeff T. Thomas|
|Other names||Jeff Thomas|
|Occupation||Advertising, music video and television director|
Jeff T. Thomas (sometimes credited as Jeff Thomas)
Jeff T. Thomas directed over 100 music videos and 70 commercials in 16 different countries before directing television drama in the US. He began his career in music videos quickly earning a reputation for beautifully crafted and engaging narratives. Jeff directed promos for bands such as Travis, Embrace, Zero 7, The Bill Nighy project (co-directed with Richard Curtis), Funeral For A Friend, Paulo Nutini, Jet and eight videos for the band Ash.
Jeff's success in music videos led to work in television commercials where he made an impact directing innovative and award-winning projects for brands such as Audi, Nissan, Playstation, T-Mobile, Nokia, Renault, Muller, Vauxhall and Vodafone.
The Vodafone spot is the biggest commercial to be shot in Bucharest to date featuring thirteen hundred extras with no post-produced crowd duplication.
In television drama, Jeff has directed numerous shows including Vegas created by Greg Walker and Nicholas Pileggi (Casino & Goodfellas) and the Jonathan Nolan created /JJ Abrams executive produced Person of Interest. Jeff has also directed five episodes of Without a Trace, seven CSI:NY's, one Hawaii Five-O and the medical drama Three Rivers. In sci-fi, Jeff directed Fringe for Bad Robot and in comedy he directed Jim Belushi's The Defenders and the action/comedy Undercovers
Jeff has had the pleasure of working with a wide range of actors including Dennis Quaid, Viola Davis, Tom Sizemore, Scott Caan, Carrie-Ann Moss, Anthony Lapaglia, Gary Sinise, Jim Caviezel, Michael Chiklis, Jim Belushi, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Alex O'Loughlin, Vincent Gallo, Ioan Gruffudd and Bill Nighy to name a few.
Jeff continues to shoot commercials, including the more recent million dollar spot for Nokia's Lumia, as well as his fifth commercial for Vodafone.
Originally from South Wales and a long-time resident of London, Jeff currently resides in the Hollywood Hills.
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