Henry Littlechild studied film and photography at Art School, following which he joined the internationally acclaimed London advertising agency Leagas Delaney. It was there that Henry began directing professionally. He made several films for the agency as an integral part of creative new business pitches.
Henry moved into directing full-time after being spotted by The Viral Factory in London. Global pioneers in the world of viral marketing, TVF proved a fruitful nurturing ground for Henry, who directed multiple projects for them including a content series for Ford Ka, which has been seen by over 30 million people online, and picked up several awards including a Silver BTAA and Young Guns Bronze.
Henry has worked with agencies across Europe such as AMVBBDO, Fallon, Leo Burnett, MullenLowe, Grey, Ogilvy, and TBWA, and he has continued to win awards, picking up three Silver Lions at Cannes and One Show Gold for his Ford Fiesta SP campaign, to name just a few. Henry’s recent CGI project for Smyths toys received positive response for showing a young boy dressed as princess and has had over 10 million hits on youtube.
Henry’s style encapsulates intelligently crafted, creative comedy performance, which crosses live-action, vfx, animation, puppetry and CGI post-production techniques.
He is a 6' 2" and lives with his family by the sea.