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Official selection at Cannes for Whitney

Sam Rice-Edwards joined Oscar-winner Kevin Macdonald for the world premiere of “Whitney” at the Cannes Film Festival...

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Sam Rice-Edwards joined Oscar-winner Kevin Macdonald for the world premiere of “Whitney” at the Cannes Film Festival. This is the fruit of a year’s intense editing, with unprecedented access to unreleased recordings and unseen footage. The film, which tells the story of the enigma behind the legendary voice, also won Best Documentary Feature Film at the 2018 Edinburgh International Film Festival.

Director:

Kevin MacDonald

Producer:

Simon Chinn

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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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Mr Kipling 'Little Thief'

Mr Kipling’s ‘Little Thief’, cut by Sam Rice-Edwards, features a young boy in pursuit of an Angel Slice...

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Mr Kipling’s ‘Little Thief’, cut by Sam Rice-Edwards, features a young boy in pursuit of an Angel Slice at a family gathering. As the story unfolds, we are witness to a very sweet gesture.

This film was directed by Si&Ad for Academy Films.

Campaign:

Mr Kipling - Little Thief

Director:

Si & Ad

Producer:

Tom Cartwright @ Academy

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Met Police 'Lock, Chain, Cover'

Bike security is of increasing importance..

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Bike security is of increasing importance. Eve Ashwell’s spot for the Met Police’s new ‘Be Safe’ campaign gives the message; ‘Lock, Chain, Cover your scooter to make it less visible to thieves.’  The film was directed by Charlie Crane at Tantrum for Flare. 

Campaign:

Met Police - Lock Chain Cover

Director:

Charlie Crane

Producer:

Stuart Wrigglesworth @ Tantrum

Agency Producer:

Kieran Sadler @ Flare

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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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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 '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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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 @ Oy Directors Guild Ab

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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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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.

Campaign:

NSPCC - Noisy Christmas

Director:

Katie Bell

Producer:

Chris Gane @ Vince

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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.

Campaign:

WWF - Treasured Earth

Director:

Anthony Dickenson

Producer:

Mark Harbour @ All Mighty Pictures

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Gold for Monoprix at Cannes Lions

Eve's film for Monoprix has won big at this year's Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity...

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Eve's film for Monoprix has won big at this year's Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity!

'Label of Love', directed by Pulse Films' thirtytwo, picked up the prestigious Gold Entertainment Lion for it's artful portrayal of a young man's heartwarming use of Monoprix's iconic packaging to court his childhood sweetheart.

Campaign:

Monoprix - Label of Love

Director:

thirtytwo

Producer:

Benoit Roques @ Insurrection