LIVE ACTION - Tucker Walsh

Prescribed to DeathBiography

National Safety Council

ONE in FOUR Americans has been impacted by the opioid crisis. This important new project, directed by Tucker Walsh with an experience designed by Hyphen-Labs, is a collaboration with the National Safety Council and Energy BBDO.

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“Stop Everyday Killers” is a public education campaign that debuted in Chicago with “Prescribed to Death,” an installation featuring thousands of pills carved with human faces. The pills represent the 22,000 people who died from opioid addiction last year, as well as the lives we continue to lose. Every 24 minutes, the memorial carves an additional pill, representing the frequency with which victims succumb to their addiction.

PRESS
CreativityThe Tiny Faces on This Massive Wall of Pills Pay Tribute to Those Lost to the Opioid Epidemic
Adweek22,000 Faces Are Carved Into Pills on This Opioid Overdose Memorial
ShotsFallen Opioid Takers are Remembered in Unique Memorial
The Inspiration RoomFace to Face With the Prescription Opioid Crisis by Energy BBDO and m ss ng p eces
SHOOTonlineDirector Tucker Walsh, Energy BBDO Tell “Ari’s Story” To Combat Opioid Addiction

 

AWARDS

Cannes – 3 Gold Lions, 1 Silver Lion, 2 Bronze Lions
One Show – 2 Golds, 1 Silver, 2 Bronzes, 5 Merits
ADC Awards – 1 Gold, 5 Silver, 1 Bronze
Webby Awards – 1 Nomination, 2 Honorees
D&AD – 2 Graphite Pencils, 2 Wood Pencils
PR Week Global Awards – Highly Commended
NY Festivals – First Prize Award
Public Relations Society of America – Silver Anvil Finalist
AICP – 2 Wins

Tucker’s background in photojournalism and documentary provides him with a unique cinematic vision centered on authenticity. His ability to work intimately with his subjects builds their trust, giving them the comfort to open up on camera. His vivid imagery and dynamic edits bring viewers on a visceral and emotional journey, allowing them to experience life through the eyes of his subjects.

Tucker has directed films for iconic brands including Apple, Adidas, BMW, Chevrolet, Delta Airlines, Facebook, Ford Motors, General Motors, Google, GE, Intel, IBM, Kia, Microsoft, Mitsubishi, Pepsi and Verizon.  He has collaborated with some of the world’s leading thinkers and doers, including former Vice President Al Gore, supermodel Karlie Kloss, actress & CEO Jessica Alba, and soccer superstar Lionel Messi. During the 2016 Election, Tucker made a film called #WeTrumpHate which was shared on social media by notable figures including Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Senator Cory Booker and more.

Tucker recently collected numerous awards for his work tackling the opioid crisis with Energy BBDO and the National Safety Council, including three Cannes Gold Lions, two AICP Awards, four D&AD Pencils, and a whopping eight Cubes at the ADC Awards. He was awarded a Cannes Lion and Gold Clio for his work with W+K NY and Delta Airlines.

Tucker lives in LA with his girlfriend, Sam, who runs a boutique branding agency called Gut.

Selected Press + Awards:

Cannes – 3 Gold Lions, 1 Silver Lion, 2 Bronze Lions for Prescribed to Death

One Show – 2 Golds, 1 Silver, 2 Bronzes, 5 Merits for Prescribed to Death

ADC Awards – 1 Gold, 5 Silver, 1 Bronze for Prescribed to Death

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Cannes - Gold Clio, Silver and Bronze for Delta Innovation Class