Bingham Ray New Talent Award
TJ O’Grady-Peyton – 2021 Winner
TJ O’Grady-Peyton first gained industry recognition in 2013 when he was shortlisted at the Young Director Award in Cannes after graduating from the London Film School’s filmmaking MA program. He has directed an array of work all over the world for clients such as Asics, Under Armour, Volkswagen, Gatorade, Peloton and BMW. In 2018 his short film “Wave” was picked up by The New Yorker after winning an Irish Film and Television Award for Best Short as well as top prizes at Galway, Cork, Kerry and Aesthetica. Wave played 75 festivals including BFI, Melbourne, Aspen and Clermont Ferrand after having its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival 2017. In 2020 he became a member of the Directors Guild of America. This year his short film “Silence” had its world premiere at Tribeca 2021.