Rupert is the Creative Director of the Atlantic Screen Group, and supervision agency, Redfive, where is he also co-founder. Ru started his career in music publishing in 1998, initiating the synchronisation departments at both Music Copyright Solutions, and latterly Kingstreet Media. Subsequently, as a freelance music supervisor, Ru worked on various global advertising campaigns with brands including Marks & Spencer, Nike, as well as the Discovery Channel and National Geographic. After four years as a freelance music supervisor, in 2009 joined Imagem (now Concord) as Head of Film exploitation. During his time at Imagem, he represented the Rodgers & Hammerstein and Boosey & Hawkes catalogues, as well as numerous artists and bands on the contemporary roster including Daft punk, Mark Ronson, Pink Floyd, Vampire Weekend, Genesis, and The Stone Roses. During his five- year tenure, Rupert worked with brands such as Reebok, Skoda, Next, Hyundai, and Tesco amongst others, and several successful US, UK and European-based films. He joined Metropolis Group in 2014 as Creative Director and founded the publishing division (Metropolis Music Publishing) and quickly secured an impressive repertoire of artists, bands and composers, racking up multiple synchronisation placements and campaigns. Having also founded and set up Metropolis Music Supervision, in 2016 he won both Best TV Advert and Overall Sync of the Year as music supervisor at the MusicWeek Sync Awards.
Since co-founding music supervision agency Redfive, Ru’s film and TV projects include Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Oscar-nominated projects films such as The Wife, The Trip, and Number Nine Film’s adaptation of the Kazuo Ishiguro novel, Living, starring Bill Nighy, and also films such as Mothering Sunday, Worth and the upcoming Guy Ritchie film, Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare, and the new Anthony Hopkins film, Freud’s Last Session.
Ru is co-founder and Vice President member of The UK & European Guild of Music Supervisors.