ASIF KAPADIA NO.1 director on AdForum! November 30, 2016 Asif Kapadia is the number 1 director on AdForum this month for Burberry’s ‘The Tale of Thomas Burberry’. View here. The campaign launches Kapadia’s commercial debut and features an all-star cast of Domhnall Gleeson, Sienna Miller, Dominic West and Lily James and was written by Academy Award nominee Matt Charman. Comprising of a three-minute cinematic trailer, the film is inspired by Thomas Burberry’s life and achievements, reimagining key events that have shaped the company’s history and values. The film has already garnered huge amounts of press and received over 4.5 million youtube hits within within a week.