Dean Wares

Creative Partner / Art Director
(Honored BAFTA Guru)

In a career spanning over 25 years in design and with a rapidly increasing list of feature film title sequences and branding projects to his credit. Dean has worked with some of the world's most notable film directors, producers and influential designers of our time.

Having been introduced to Richard Morrison some 20 years ago, Dean is a long term creative partner and art director at the Studio; and co-founder and a creative director at the Studio's end roller division Endroller.com. He has worked on classic titles such as Enemy at the Gates, High Fidelity and the critically acclaimed The Constant Gardener, winner of 19 awards including a BAFTA, Oscar and Golden Globe.

More recently Dean has worked on VFX designs with Sam Mendes on Skyfall; the title sequences for HBO's Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight directed by Stephen Frears; Morgan Spurlocks’ One Direction feature documentary This is Us; Biyi Bandele’s Half of a Yellow Sun and Fifty; and Tim Burton's latest successes Frankenweenie, Dark Shadows and Sweeney Todd, the latter of which was nominated for Best Film Graphics in 2008 by the British Animation Awards (BAA).

His latest work includes main and end title sequences for The Wachowski’s Jupiter Ascending including VFX rebuilds of the Warner Bros., Village Roadshow and RatPac brand idents; Sunset Song for Terence Davies and Universal's latest feature documentary Ronaldo for Anthony Wonke.

Dean has also been responsible for the creative direction on projects for global brand giants such as Coca-Cola, L’Oreal, Fox’s Confectionery, Microsoft, and eBay Advertising; award winning media and production companies such as Shareman Media, Redshift Strategy, Between the Eyes and Daybreak Pictures, as well as personal branding projects for renowned individuals, such as 60s celebrity photographer Terry O’Neil, film editor Mick Audsley (Interview with the Vampire, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire) and Zaytoun director Eran Riklis, to name but a few.

Honored as a BAFTA Guru in 2015, Dean is currently living and breathing the title sequence for John Michael McDonagh's War on Everyone; and Eran Creevy's latest Collide.

Send Dean an email at any time, he'd love to hear from you: dean@themorrisonstudio.com