BIO

Ged Clarke born Gerard Francis Clarke in Stockport, Cheshire, England.
Left Stockport aged six and moved to Tilehurst, Reading.
Went to School at English Martyrs R.C then to Presentation College and Stoneham, Reading.
Moved to London 1976 to study Fine Art at Chelsea School of Art (BA Hons) 1976 – 1980.
Exhibition of works of art at Fulham Studios 1981 - converted the Studios for Film use.
From 1981 – 1986 worked on hundreds of Pop Videos and Commercials including Artists such as
Duran Duran, Elton John, Tina Turner, Aha, Spandau Ballet, Phil Collins, Simple Minds, Stranglers, The Cure,
David Cassidy, Paul Weller, Eurythmics, Boy George and many more.
Turned freelance Art Director in 1986 designing Award winning pop Videos for Sting, Tanita Tikarem, Curtis
Mayfield, Level 42, Art of Noise, Kirsty McColl, Lloyd Cole, Adele plus many more.
Award winning Commercials with Tarsem, Gerard De Thame, Frank Budgen and Derek Cianfrance Shooting
in over fifty countries worldwide.
Awards include:
Emmy Awards 2018 (Nomination) – Outstanding Lighting Direction & Scenic Design
Honour for Best Production Design 2001 AICP for Nike - Mission
Honour for Best Production Design 2002 AICP for Mountain Dew – Duo
Both now included in the Permanent Collection of the Department of Film and Video, The Museum of Modern Art, New York (MOMA)
Best Art Direction – Festival Della Pubblicita Anipa 1998 for Campari – Scratch
Cannes Prix des Journalist and Gold Lion at Cannes for Smirnoff – Message in a Bottle
Plus many other awards at Cannes, BTAA, New York Festival, CLIOS, ANDY, The One Show, ADDY, Epica 2000 and Kinsale.
Met with Tarsem in 1992 and have worked on over 200 commercials together.
Production Designer:
The Fall 2006
The Numbers Station 2013
Year Million 2018
Ged is married with three children and Lives in Berkshire with his wife.