Bridget’s exuberant, visual directing has been commissioned by high-profile brands including Target, Macy’s, Google, Garnier and Sears. With a background in choreography, Bridget’s work is full of movement and color. In addition to her extensive commercial and music video experience, her stunning short films have played at international festivals around the globe.
Originally from Massachusetts, Bridget Savage Cole (formerly Palardy) got her start creating videos for Nylon Magazine in New York City, where she had the opportunity to shoot inspiring women like Kim Gordon, Allison Mosshart and Betsey Johnson. She has shot and directed numerous fashion films and music videos for bands – from Haerts to Future Islands – that have aired on TV and screened in festivals. Bridget’s narrative work has been featured at festivals around the world, including SXSW and Bend Film Festival.
In 2011, Bridget was selected to participate in AFI’s Directing Workshop for Women, where she co-wrote and directed the award-winning film ‘OowieWanna’ starring Karen Black. In 2012 she participated in the Alliance of Women Director’s Television Shadowing Program on TNT’s “Southland.” Recently, Bridget has directed creative collaborations with Refinery 29 and Funny or Die, as well as a new short film entitled “Swell.” She is currently working on an upcoming feature film and is actively involved in supporting the female filmmaking community.
Bridget now resides in Los Angeles where she hopes to use her filmmaking skills to inspire joy, love, vulnerability and change.