Kevin Thomas began his career as a Creative working at shops including: AMV, TBWA, Lowe and M&C Saatchi. After a successful stint on the agency side, he turned his hand to directing, joining Blink Films in London.
From here, Kevin moved to Godman Films the year they were named production company of the year. It was at Godman where he started working with producer Philippa Thomas (no relation) and soon after, in the early 2000’s, they left to set up production company Thomas Thomas Films.
Kevin has won a whole clutch of awards, including Cannes Lion, D&AD pencils, BTA, Creative Circles, and Clios, for clients including Playstation, Virgin, American Express, Adidas, Nike, Google, Amazon, Sony, Guinness BMW and five consecutive campaigns for Apple. Kevin’s Citibank campaign for Fallon won an EMMY for most outstanding TV campaign of the year. It was also honored with the Campaign of the Year award in Adweek.
Kevin’s first film ‘True Love (Once Removed)’ won best short film at Palm Springs. It was also selected for Raindance and the LA short film festival and went on to be qualified for an Oscar nomination. His second film ‘Sunday Roast’, received critical acclaim on the festival circuit and premiered at The London International Film Festival.
In 2011 Kevin received the accolade of being included in the top 10 directors of the decade in shots magazine. More recently Kevin has won further D&AD pencils and an AICP award for ‘The Wayback’, the critically acclaimed Virtual Reality film series designed for those living with dementia. The two films, both written and directed by Kevin, are a permanent feature of the BFI archive and were showcased at the prestigious South by Southwest Festival in Austin.
Kevin has just directed a 12 part film series for The Booker Prize, which features six well known performers reading and performing excerpts from the six shortlisted books.