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Oli Hillyer-Riley

ABOUT

Oli Hillyer-Riley is a London-based photographer & director, specialising in lifestyle, sport & portraiture. Growing up on the south coast of England, Oli surrounded himself in the surf and skate scene which kick-started his interest in photography, where he now spends his time between the city and in the sea.

Selected Clients:

Nike, Adidas, Puma, O’Neill, Speedo, English Cricket, Berghaus, Formula 1, Canterbury Rugby, Scottish Rugby, Santander, Sky, Mini, BMW, Renault, BT, Robinson’s, Kellogg’s, Brita, Prego, Brooke’s Brothers & Soho House.

Recent Work

OLI HILLYER-RILEY / SPORTS DIRECT / CORK GAA

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Photographer/Director Oli Hillyer-Riley was commissioned by Sports Direct to create a short film and series of stills for Sport Direct’s new kit launch for Cork GAA.

A first for the team, the kit came in bright pink and Oli travelled to Cork to see them put the kit through its paces.

Photographer /vDirector – Oli Hillyer-Riley
DOP – Louis MacKay
Edit – Nathan Dale
Grade – Rob Norman
Sound Design – Adam Davies

 

OLI HILLYER-RILEY / SPORTS DIRECT / LOVE BASKETBALL

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Photographer and director Oli Hillyer-Riley was commissioned by the team at Troublemaker to create a new campaign for Sports Direct

Their Love Basketball initiative seeks to tackle the lack of diversity in the sport and champion women / non-binary players. Oli created a short film as well as a series of stills.

OLI HILLYER-RILEY / RIDERS

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Photographer and director Oli Hillyer-Riley has been working on a recent project capturing youth bike culture in London. 

Riders, an ongoing project from Oli, captures the beating heart of bike culture and the form of escapism it provides to young Londoners where green space is at a premium and street cycling is an outlet.

OLI HILLYER-RILEY / BULK BRAND AD WITH ANTHONY JOSHUA

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Photographer and director Oli Hillyer-Riley was commissioned to direct a brand film for Bulk featuring British boxing legend, Oli Hillyer-Riley. 

Always able to get to the heart of the action, Oli created a dynamic and fast paced film featuring Joshua, showcasing Bulk’s range of products.

Director: Oli Hillyer-Riley
DOP: Jules Philippi
Focus Puller: Ethan Lodge
Sparky: Tom Williams
Gaffer: Tobias May
Stylist: Kerry Saxon
HMUA: Nadia Altinbas
Set Design: Setsisters
Editor: Nathan Dales
Sound Design: Michalis Anthis @ 750mph
Colorist: Francis Qureshi
Client: Bulk
Creative Director: Sara Thabet
Creative Producer: Annaliza Dowding
Exec Producer: Twenty Twenty Agency

 

OLI HILLYER-RILEY / BULK / BLACK FRIDAY

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Photographer and director Oli Hillyer-Riley was commissioned to shoot a Black Friday campaign for Bulk. 

Focusing on light and shadow, Oli created a striking and moody series of images for the brand using professional athletes and trainers.

OLI HILLYER-RILEY / DRYROBE

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Oli Hillyer-Riley was commissioned to create a film for DryRobe with GB paracanoeist Jack Eyers. 

DryRobe is an outdoor changing robe used by outdoor sports professionals and amateurs alike – keeping you dry and warm whatever the weather. 

 

 

OLI HILLYER-RILEY / AIG WOMEN’S OPEN

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Oli Hillyer-Riley was recently commissioned to shoot professional golfer, Georgia Hall, for the AIG Women’s Open. 

The tournament which took place at the legendary Carnoustie Golf Links featured the world’s best golfers battling for the title.

 

 

OLI HILLYER-RILEY / BOAT COVE

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Oli Hillyer-Riley has been adding to his portfolio of personal work shooting with filmmaker, model and modern day explorer, James Aiken.

‘Boat Cove’ explores James and Oli’s shared passion for the sea and surfing and brings a fashion edge to Oli’s portfolio. 

OLI HILLYER-RILEY / CANTERBURY / BRITISH & IRISH LIONS

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Oli Hillyer-Riley was recently commissioned to shoot the new kit launch for the British & Irish Lions. 

Shoot on location and with a relatively short amount of time per player, Oli created a striking set of images showcasing the power and strength that goes into rugby. 

 

OLI HILLYER-RILEY / RUGBY JOURNAL / SIMI PAM

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Oli Hillyer-Riley was recently commissioned by Rugby Journal to shoot Simi Pam.

Doctor, ruby player and more – Simi talks racism within the sport to Rugby Journal.