Michael J Ferns

Based between Glasgow, London and LA, Michael J Ferns is a Scottish director who has been obsessively making films since he was 12 years old… winning a Scottish BAFTA at age 16.

After school, Michael studied filmmaking at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland before moving to London in 2014. Initially working in TV, he co-created and directed the Official Chart Show and a narrative mini-series for the BBC, both of which were Children’s BAFTA nominated.

Since moving into the commercials world, focusing on cinematic photography and authentic human performance, Michael has directed award-winning spots and films for brands such as Aperol, Bet365, Bud Light, Johnnie Walker & Nespresso to name just a few.