Rocky Morton

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Rocky Morton studied film, animation, photography and painting at West Surrey College of Art and Design in the UK.

After working on “The Wall” an animated film for The Pink Floyd he and his partner Annabel Jankel went on the start a production company in London to make Music Videos, creating award winning films for, The Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club, George Harrison, Miles Davis, Sex Pistols, Gravity Kills and many others.

After creating the hit TV show Max Headroom, Morton then went on to co-direct two feature films, which brought him to the USA where he formed MJZ (Morton Jankel Zander) with partner David Zander. Rocky went on to make memorable award winning commercials, music videos and short films.

His awards:
Cannes Lions, British D&AD, Clios, the One Show award, and an Emmy, also, twice nominated as best director by the Director’s Guild of America (DGA). Morton’s work can be found today in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in New York City and at the Victoria & Albert (V&A) museum in London. His short film “The M Word” written by Alan Ball was an Official Sundance selection in the Sundance Film Festival.

Rocky Morton remains one of the most decorated and in-demand directors in global advertising, turning out award winning work for diverse clients and major brands. He continues to develop his personal Films, TV and Art projects.