LIVE ACTION - Tucker Walsh

Facing an Everyday KillerBiography

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.


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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.

As a young director, Tucker has already proven himself as an up-and-coming force in the industry. He has directed films for iconic brands including Apple, Adidas, Pepsi, IBM, GE, Google, Amex, General Motors, Ford Motors, Chevrolet, Mitsubishi, Kia, Delta Airlines, PetSmart and Airbnb. Tucker has collaborated with some of the world’s leading thinkers and doers, including former Vice President Al Gore, supermodel Karlie Kloss, CEO & actress 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 was awarded a Cannes Lion and Gold Clio for his work with W+K NY and Delta Airlines in 2015. He has also been nominated for multiple Webby and AICP awards.

Before m ss ng p eces, Tucker worked with the award-winning team at MediaStorm on A Darkness Visible: Afghanistan, which was nominated for an Emmy. Prior to that, he was the Senior Multimedia Editor for NPR’s InternEdition. While earning his BFA in Photojournalism from the Corcoran College of Art + Design, Tucker also found time to shoot and produce over 30 films for The Washington Post.

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

Selected Press + Awards:

Little Black Book - adidas Spreads Sporting Creativity with the Help of Female Athletes

Fast Company - Adidas's New Short Film Series Celebrates the Creativity of Women

AdWeek - GE: Drop Science

Creativity - Pick of the Day

Fast Company - How Matthew Dear Created His New Track Out of GE Machines

2015 Silver Cannes Lion - Delta Innovation Class

2015 Bronze Cannes Lion - Delta Innovation Class

2015 Gold Clio - Delta Innovation Class