Us is a directing duo consisting of Christopher Barrett and Luke Taylor. They met while studying at Kingston on the BA Graphic Design course. The duo's first successful collaboration came whilst at university when directing a music video for Thom Yorke as part of the D&AD Student Awards, it subsequently won first place.
In late 2007 they formed Us. 2011 saw them receive the award for Best New Directors at the UK MVA's and Best Urban video for 'Numbers In Action' which also received a MOBO nomination. Since then they have gone on to direct music videos for the likes of Jack White, Hozier, Harry Styles, Foals, Labrinth & Benga.
Commercially, Us have directed work for Apple, Airbnb, IKEA, Nike, Honda, Cadburys, Johnnie Walker and The Sunday Times. The latter has was awarded 10 Golds, 3 Silvers & 4 Bronzes at a variety of awards around the world including D&AD, Cannes, The British Arrows and Creative Circle. They also won Best New Directors at The British Arrows Craft Awards that same year.
They have branched out into the world of narrative film making recently with their short film Cautionary Tales which was written and directed by the pair. It has been officially selected at 100+ festivals around the world picking up multiple awards along the way.
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