RILEY BLAKEWAY

Riley Blakeway is an Australian born award-winning filmmaker and photographer. His films have screened at festivals around the world, including The UKMVA’s, The Vimeo awards, SXSW, Raindance, CICLOPE, Kinsale Shark Awards and The New Orleans Film Festival.  His work has been shared by The New York Times, The Atlantic, Huffington Post, Pitchfork, Clash, ID, NPR and The Los Angeles Times.  

Clients Include: Nike, Adidas, Samsung, Red Bull, Levis, Corona, Close-up/Unilever, VICE, Nixon, Stance, Skullcandy, Urban Outfitters, EMI, Universal Records, Domino Records, Secretly Canadian, JUNK Magazine and Monster Children Magazine.

RECENT IV:
Monster Children

 Little Black Book
LBB - Cherry Glazerr

CV:
- 8 X Vimeo Staff Picks
- Runner Up 'Best Director' - CLIPPED MVF @ Vivid Sydney (2019)

- Shortlist 'Best Direction, Music Video' LIA AWARDS (2018)
- STAB Magazine '30 under 30 Surfing Success Stories' (2018)

- Official Selection St. Kilda Film Festival (2018)
- Included in 72andSunny's '72 Voices of Australia'  (2018) 
- Nominee 'Best Alternative Video Newcomer' UKMVA (2017)
- Finalist 'Best Cinematography - Music Video' CICLOPE Festival (2017)
- 2 X Finalist 'Best Music Video Newcomer' Kinsale Shark Awards (2017)
- Finalist 'Best Music Video Non-Narrative' LA Music Video Festival (2017)
- Official Selection Raindance Film Festival (2017)
Official Selection New Orleans Film Festival (2017)

- Finalist 'Best Cinematography' at CAANZ AXIS (2017)
- New Zealand Advertising Effectiveness awards Silver and Bronze (2016)
- Winner 'Best Music Video' Los Angeles Underground FF (2016)
- Finalist ‘Free Thinkers’ Kinsale Shark Awards (2015)
- Semi Permanent Sydney - Short Film Showcase (2014)]
- Shortlist 'Action Sports' Vimeo Awards (2012)
- 'Best of Vimeo' Showcase at SXSW Film Festival (2012)

Exhibitions:
- 10 Year Film & Photo Retrospective (solo) - Passport Gallery Sydney
- Deeds Not Words III (group) - Slow Culture Gallery Los Angeles