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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

Agency Producer:

Anita Sasdy @ AMV BBDO

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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

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WWF 'Treasured Planet'

Ruth's powerful new film for WWF...

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Ruth’s powerful new film for WWF has just been released!

Directed by Anthony Dickenson and produced by Mark Harbour at All Mighty Pictures, the film showcases a diverse range of landscapes, wildlife and people to highlight the beauty of our planet and the important work being done to protect it.

'Treasured Planet' illustrates the different conservation work lead by WWF all across the world - from the stunning Masai Mara, where rangers work to protect different species under threat from poachers, to fishermen working with WWF to source sustainably in Scotland.

The film was superbly scored by Will Cohen and Joe Wilkinson at String and Tins. Their original composition perfectly underlines the beautiful landscapes and highlights the ever-growing need for us to protect our planet.

Director:

Anthony Dickenson

Producer:

Mark Harbour @ All Mighty Pictures

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Mick Jagger 'England Lost'

David's latest music video, directed by Saam Farahmand, is for rock & roll legend Mick Jagger...

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David's latest music video, directed by Saam Farahmand, is for rock & roll legend Mick Jagger.

Our enigmatic lead, Luke Evans, moves with great pace from a bustling metropolis to the British coast. He is followed, but by who?

'England Lost', released alongside 'Gotta Get A Grip' marks Jaggers' induction into the world of politically charged songwriting.

Director:

Saam Farahmand

Producer:

Amber Millington & Thomas Godsill @ Black Sheep

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Sainsbury's 'Table Squish'

David's new spot for Sainbury's...

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David's new spot for Sainbury's, featuring the iconic music of tile-matching video game Tetris, visualises the puzzle-like task of tabling up an al fresco dinner for a large group of family and friends.

Carefully constructed rigs (hooked up by director duo Tubby Brother) were used to capture the immersive 'food-eye-camera' perspective.

Director:

Tubby Brother

Producer:

James Youngs @ StrangeLove

Agency Producer:

Sahar Bluck @ Widen & Kennedy

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Hepatitis C 'Are You Chris?'

Nik's powerful new film for Hepatitis C Awareness has been released...

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Nik's powerful new film for Hepatitis C Awareness has been released.

We follow 'Chris' who, whilst walking home through the city, is haunted by a raft of memories from his youth in which he potentially could have exposed himself to Hepatitis C. The risks of contraction are varied, ranging from blood transfusion to a barber's contaminated razor. 

'Are you Chris?' was directed by Conkerco at Academy Films, with post handled by Framestore.

Director:

Conkerco

Producer:

Mark Whittow-Williams @ Academy Films

Agency Producer:

Tally Parr @ DDB Remedy

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Virgin Games 'Laundrette'

In Eve's latest ad for Virgin Games, it's laundry night for our resident vampire...

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In Eve's latest ad for Virgin Games, it's laundry night for our resident vampire.

As the blood of his victims washes from his clothes, Vladimir is anything but bored. He has a world of entertainment at the tip of his undead fingers.

'Laundrette' was directed by Andy McLeod at Rattling Stick, for VCCP Blue.

Director:

Andy McLeod

Producer:

Stuart Bentham @ Rattling Stick

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BBC 'Wimbledon'

Anyone for tennis? Joe’s latest spot for the BBC is a celebration of all things Wimbledon...

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Anyone for tennis? Joe’s latest spot for the BBC is a celebration of all things Wimbledon.

We follow a tennis ball’s journey from countryside to Centre Court, ahead of the competitions commencement on Mon 3rd July.

Director:

The Dempseys

Producer:

Bill James @ Knucklehead

Agency Creatives:

Pip Bishop & Chris Hodgkiss @ Y&R

Agency Producer:

Kat Maidment @ Y&R