adam powell is an english director and photographer who has established a strong reputation for sensitive and expressive work on film and video. his portfolio covers a wide spectrum of genres, but has an unmistakably elegant style and narrative which is all his own. his early work was inspired by the dramatic urban mood, and energy culled from years covering the street skateboarding scene in the uk, while his later productions reveal a growing passion for color, tempo and human observation. he was nominated best new director at the uk mvas (music video awards) in 2009 and won best video kerrang australia for bring me the horizon’s, ’sadness will never end’. adam currently also works alongside world-renowned swedish director jonas akerlund as 2nd unit director and sometimes editor on various a-list projects including commercials for lexus and h&m, johnny walker, rolling stones’ ‘doom & gloom’ video music video amongst others. whilst not directing, he spends his time working on a series of candid motif portraits, mostly shot in and around los angeles in the us.