Babak’s working life began as a runner for RSA Films. He worked his way up through the company to work as Ridley Scott’s assistant. He then became a freelance Assistant Director...
Babak’s working life began as a runner for RSA Films. He worked his way up through the company to work as Ridley Scott’s assistant.
He then became a freelance Assistant Director working with some of the top names in the movie and commercials industry such as Ridley Scott, Tony Scott, Mike Leigh, Alan Parker, David Bailey, Mehdi Norowzian and Graham Rose.
Babak then began shooting music videos for Black Dog films, shooting films for Asian Dub Foundation and Nightmares on Wax, for which he was awarded film prizes at the Edinburgh film festival.
Since then has worked for international clients making commercials and corporate films, including HSBC; Royal Bank of Scotland, Uniliver, Nestle, Honda, Landover, General Motors, Nokia, Videophone, Nestle and Barilla. He has also directed the award winning TV show Top Gear for BBC. He has just completed a global cinema campaign for Samsung Galaxy and several commercials for Nescafe Lipton’s tea , Nescafe and McDonald’s.
His work has a strong photographic visual style and this in turn gives his work a striking emotional intensity. His passion is for natural imagery, he is able to work with everyday images and give them a richness and character.
Contact: Agent - Production Switchboard Directors
Contact number: +44 (0)20 7042 7747
Based in: UK & Northern Ireland, Western Europe