Declan Whitebloom was born and raised in the south of England from humble roots, his family obsessed with films. His elder brother was one of the seminal music video & commercial directors of his day and he spent much of his formative years ‘on set’ absorbing the process. Art school called and Declan went off to see what they had to offer and after getting his BA he hopped on the next plane to come to LA to realize his dreams.

Declan started from the ground up, working in every department till he found his initial calling, the edit room. After a few years with Bob Giraldi’s editor he struck out on his own editing hundreds of music videos and commercials winning awards a plenty, before being offered his first music video to direct. “It was like a light went off,” says Whitebloom. “I love the edit room but when I got behind the camera I knew that was where I was going to stay.”

Now, some years on, Declan has become a award winning video and commercial director with his videos for Taylor Swift, One Direction, Demi Lovato (among others) and brands such as Target, Fiat, Nissan, Carl’s Jr, Spotify and Big Lots. Excitingly he is finishing up his first feature film, a thriller called ‘Stowaway’ with Ruby Rose, Frank Grillo and Patrick Schwarzenegger, is in development on a TV series he’s created about an out of work actor in LA and also recently directed a hit eight part documentary series for the Sci-Fi channel called the ‘Prophets of Science Fiction’.  Declan loves telling stories in unique and creative ways and is always the consumate professional.

Film & TV | Source Management + Production
Jib Polhemus

Commercials - US | Station Films
Caroline Gibney

Music Videos - US | Hound Content
Jen Herrera

Commercials - UK | RSA films
Damiano Vukotic

Music Videos - UK | Black Dog Films
Martin Roker