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Head 'Camp Motivator'

Just in time for this year's Winter Olympics comes David's ad for Head...

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Just in time for this year's Winter Olympics comes David's ad for Head, directed by Jones.

'Camp Motivator' takes us to the Dutch company's headquarters, where elite althletes embark on the search to find their 'limit'.

Fun fact: Franz Klammer, who stars in this spot, won gold in the 1976 Winter Olympics!

Director:

JONES

Producer:

Daniel Wheldon @ Outsider

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BBC Top Gear 'Milk Run'

Eve’s new spot for BBC Top Gear is a fast paced teaser for Series 25, dubbed ‘The Milk Run’...

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Eve’s new spot for BBC Top Gear is a fast paced teaser for Series 25, dubbed ‘The Milk Run’.

Presenters Chris Harris, Matt LeBlanc and Rory Reid set out on a race against time to get some milk.

This film was directed by Colin Gregg and produced by Emily Atterton at BBC Creative.

Director:

Colin Gregg

Producer:

Emily Atterton @ BBC Creative

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Jorja Smith 'Let Me Down'

Ed’s latest promo for songstress Jorja Smith, featuring grime artist Stormzy..

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Ed’s latest promo for songstress Jorja Smith, featuring grime artist Stormzy, is a James Bond-esque tale of love and murder; a graceful yet haunting watch.

This soulful, relatable ballad hears the duo signing about the emotional hardship in a relationship.

“Let Me Down” was directed by Pulse Films’ Hector Dockrill and saw no.1 in the Official You Tube Trending Chart last week and currently remains in the hottest trends.

Director:

Hector Dockrill

Producer:

Maurizio Von Trapp @ Pulse

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Army 'Voice'

‘Voice’, cut by Sam and Eve, is another one of five spots for The British Army’s latest recruitment campaign...

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‘Voice’, cut by Sam and Eve, is another one of five spots for The British Army’s latest recruitment campaign. This gripping film depicts a solider on the field communicating with her fellow companions, sending the message of ‘being heard'.

‘This Is Belonging‘ builds on last year’s message: all recruits are welcome and supported in the Army.

‘Voice’ was directed by Si & Ad and produced by Medb Riordan at Academy Films.

Director:

Si & Ad

Producer:

Medb Riordan @ Academy

Agency Creatives:

James Rooke & Imogen Tazzyman @ Karmarama

Agency Producer:

Rebecca Hunter & Matthew Towell @ Karmarama

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Army 'Prayer'

Sam’s film ‘Prayer’ is one of five spots for The British Army’s latest recruitment campaign...

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Sam’s film ‘Prayer’ is one of five spots for The British Army’s latest recruitment campaign. With the support of his comrades, a Muslim soldier is able to practice his faith whilst deployed.

‘This Is Belonging‘ builds on last year’s message: all recruits are welcome and supported in the Army.

‘Prayer’ was directed by Frederic Planchon and produced by Medb Riordan at Academy Films.

Director:

Frederic Planchon

Producer:

Medb Riordan @ Academy

Agency Creatives:

James Rooke & Imogen Tazzyman @ Karmarama

Agency Producer:

Rebecca Hunter & Matthew Towell @ Karmarama

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Cadbury 'Mum's Birthday'

'Mum’s Birthday', cut by Sam, is a touching story of a little girl's plan to do something special for her mother...

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'Mum’s Birthday', cut by Sam, is a touching story of a little girl's plan to do something special for her mother. Gritty reality meets imagination.

It is the first of two films shot for Cadbury and VCCP by Frederic Planchon @ Academy.

David Reviews has awarded 'Mum's Birthday' a five star rating.

Director:

Frederic Planchon

Producer:

Lucy Gossage @ Academy

Agency Creatives:

Chris Birch & Jonathan Parker @ VCCP

Agency Producer:

Carly Parris @ VCCP

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Guinness Hop House 13 'Sorry'

Eve's spot for Guinness Hop House 13 is a heartfelt apology...

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Eve's spot for Guinness Hop House 13 is a heartfelt apology.

To the words of Brenda Lee's country-pop classic, Guinness employees seek exoneration for the superior taste of their Hop House 13 lager. In their eyes, it simply makes everything else pale in comparision.

'Sorry' was directed by Andy McLeod at Rattling Stick.

Director:

Andy McLeod

Producer:

Stuart Bentham @ Rattling Stick

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WWF 'Elephant Eye'

Ruth's compelling new film for WWF UK's Christmas campaign...

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Ruth's compelling new film for WWF UK's Christmas campaign takes a hard-hitting look at the devastating impact of the illegal ivory trade. Over 50 elephants a day are killed as a result of it's prevalence. Signing up to WWF will help to protect wildlife at risk.

'Elephant Eye' was directed by Anthony Dickenson & produced by Mark Harbour at All Mighty Pictures.

Superb CGI & VFX courtesy of Time Based Arts, sound design by String and Tins and music by Max Richter.

Director:

Anthony Dickenson

Producer:

Mark Harbour @ All Mighty Pictures

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Vaseline 'The Vaseline Healing Project'

Nik's film for Vaseline, directed by Richard Neville at Animl...

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Nik's film for Vaseline, directed by Richard Neville at Animl, is a case study of the brands' aid efforts in partnership with Direct Relief to provide dermatological care around the world to those most in need.

Collaborating with the Soong Ching Ling Foundation, The Vaseline Healing Project worked to improve the skincare of women in Miao villages in South West China. One young girl, within this community, describes the positive impact of this campaign.

Campaign:

Vaseline Healing Project - Guizhou China

Director:

Richard Neville

Producer:

Tara O'Sullivan @ Animl

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Canon 'Barbershop'

David's latest spot for director Nadia Otzen...

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David's latest spot for director Nadia Otzen is a crafty one-shot for Canon.

'Barbershop' was all achieved in-camera. A balancing act of choreography between the performers, lighting & camera crew.

Director:

Nadia Otzen

Producer:

Tom Cartwright @ Academy

Agency Creatives:

Adam Taylor-Smith, Stephen Yeates @ VCCP

Agency Producer:

Carly Parris @ VCCP

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NSPCC 'Noisy Christmas'

Joe's latest film is for children's charity NSPCC's Christmas campaign...

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Joe's latest film is for children's charity NSPCC's Christmas campaign.

1 in 20 children experience sexual abuse, but many are too afraid to voice their issues. NSPCC is seeking donations to help break the silence this Christmas, helping those at risk to speak out against their abusers.

'Noisy Christmas' was directed by Katie Bell.

Director:

Katie Bell

Producer:

Chris Gane @ Vince

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Hiscox 'Ever Onward'

Nik worked closely with directing collective Another Space on these beautiful new spots for Hiscox...

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Nik worked closely with directing collective Another Space on these beautiful new spots for Hiscox.

Another Space, a creative studio newly signed to Academy Films, have produced celebrated collaborations with artists such as Jay Z, James Blake, Massive Attack, Coldplay and U2 and brands such as Nike, Google, Hermes, Cartier, Samsung and BMW.

Nik and Dan attended the shoot at Black Island Studios where an impressive array of light installations were constructed, designed to follow the passage of light and imitate the shape of a home.

The 'Ever Onwards' campaign, all executed in-camera, is being shown during the ad breaks for Channel 4's new home design show 'Best Laid Plans'.

Campaign:

Hiscox - Ever Onward

Director:

Another Space

Producer:

Ash Lockmun

Agency Creatives:

Andre Hull & Clark Edwards

Agency Producer:

Darapen Vongsa-nga

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Ray BLK 'Patience' wins at UKMVAs

This year's UK Music Video Awards (MVAs) saw a win for Ed's Ray BLK promo 'Patience'...

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This year's UK Music Video Awards (MVAs) saw a win for Ed's Ray BLK promo 'Patience'.

Directed by Hector Dockrill at Pulse Films, 'Patience' picked up the award for Best Urban Video, beating promos for the likes of Rag'n'Bone Man, Loyle Carner & Sampha.

Pulse Films were also crowned winners of the inaugural 'Best Production Company' award, new for 2017.

Campaign:

Ray BLK - Patience

Director:

Hector Dockrill

Producer:

Stephanie Paeplow @ Pulse Films

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Elisa 'Stay Connected'

Eve's new film for telecommunications company Elisa, is now on air...

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Eve's new film for telecommunications company Elisa, is now on air.

In the age of digital, it's easier than ever to stay in touch with our loved ones. In spite of this luxury, one father finds it increasingly difficult to connect with his apathetic son. Until something happens, which only a parent can remedy.

'Stay Connected' was directed by Pete Riski.

Campaign:

Elisa - Stay Connected

Director:

Pete Riski

Producer:

Juha-Matti Nieminen

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Funding Circle 'Drummer'

Nik cut on set with director Marcus Söderlund on his two new spots for Funding Circle...

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Nik cut on set with director Marcus Söderlund on his two new spots for Funding Circle.

'Drummer', filmed at Hornsey Town Hall, sees a drummer move from novice to professional in a matter of seconds. A visual metaphor for business growth.

As if often the case with a simple 'one shot' film there's a lot more going on than meets the eye, including some very clever post by ETC.

Director:

Marcus Söderlund

Producer:

Dom Thomas @ Academy

Agency Creatives:

Rory McCaskill & Mat Joiner @ Lucky Generals

Agency Producer:

Andy Walsh @ Lucky Generals

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Jorja Smith 'On My Mind'

Ed's latest promo for Jorja Smith sees a collaboration with garage/grime producer Preditah...

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Ed's latest promo for Jorja Smith sees a collaboration with garage/grime producer Preditah on an up-beat soulful 2-step number.

As the camera pans around the room, we see some familiar faces amongst Jorja's friends. They are, of course, the Kurupt FM boys!

'On My Mind' was directed by Pulse Films' Hector Dockrill.

Director:

Hector Dockrill

Producer:

James Cross @ Pulse

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Instrumentarium 'By The Grave'

Parting with a pair of well-loved spectacles can be a sorrowful affair...

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Parting with a pair of well-loved spectacles can be a sorrowful affair, especially by accident...at a funeral!

Nik's second film for eyewear retailer Instrumentarium, 'By The Grave', was directed by Pete Riski.

This year's APA Show also saw the first of Nik's films for Instrumentarium, 'Eternal Love', selected for screening.

Director:

Pete Riski

Producer:

Juha-Matti Nieminen @ Oy Directors Guild Ab

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BBC Radio 1 'Live Lounge'

Joe’s latest spot for the BBC marks the launch of Live Lounge Month 2017...

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Joe’s latest spot for the BBC marks the launch of Live Lounge Month 2017 with a celebration of the lives of Foo Fighters, Stormzy & Miley Cyrus.

These inspiring films were directed by Tubby Brother and produced by Ivana Bohuslavova at BBC Creative.

Director:

Tubby Brother

Producer:

Ivana Bohuslavova @ BBC Creative

Agency Creatives:

Edward Usher & Xander Hart @ BBC Creative