Bruno Tilley1980–1990
After graduating from St Martins School of Art, Bruno was recruited by Island Records where he quickly rose from in-house designer to creative director with a seat on Island’s board of directors.

As head of the in-house art/video department, working closely with Chris Blackwell, Bruno was responsible for creating award winning campaigns for top artists like U2, Bob Marley, Steve Winwood, the B52’s, Robert Palmer, Grace Jones, Kid Creole, Mica Paris, Eric B & Rakim and many more…

His directorial debut was the video for Bob Marley’s ‘Buffalo Soldier’ He went on to direct over 50 videos as well as designing many award wining record covers and campaigns.

Bruno set up Mainline Productions with producer Tracey Josephs (Film4) where he directed a stream of commercials, videos and for EPK’s Telstar, Go Discs, Universal TV, Island, Virgin, EMI and WEA records.

Bruno also became consultant Creative Director for Manga Films, ICA Films and Universal’s Hi-Life Records, creating brand identities and responsible for all their visual output. By this time he had co-produced, directed and shot over 100 music videos.

Slave Productions, CGI animation company hired Bruno as art director for 26 episodes of children’s series Spheriks commissioned by FIFA for the World cup 2002.

During this period amongst a diversity of clients Bruno has produced films and graphics for Paramount Comedy Channel, Universal’s Pictures, Touchwood Films, Whitfield Street Studios, PWL, Sony/BMG Records and many more…

With a passion for film, Bruno has co-written six screenplays, three of which are based on his original story ideas. His comedy The Oxbarn Social Club Outing is currently under option with Florin Films.