SAM HOBKINSON directs new Documentary ‘Misha and the Wolves’

“Riveting… A rollercoaster ride of a documentary with superb characters, insightful talking heads and jaw-dropping plot twists. This unbelievable tale is not to be missed.” Empire ★★★★

“This stranger-than-fiction Holocaust detective story is a dizzying puzzle that finds new ways to surprise. Slippery yet stylish, empathetic yet forensic, the result is a fascinating bundle of complexities. Just like its subject.” Time Out ★★★★

Known for acclaimed documentary and drama work, written and directed for the small and big screens – such as ‘Fear City: New York vs The Mafia Trailerand ‘The Hunt For The Boston Bombers’ – Curate Films’ director, Sam Hobkinson,has been celebrated for bringing provocative stories to the forefront, as well as for his sharp eye and immaculate talent. Amongst other accolades, he has twice been recipient of the Grierson British Documentary Award. Hobkinson’s latest feature documentary,‘Misha and the Wolves’ (released in UK cinemas Friday 3rd September),is the dramatic tale of a woman whose holocaust memoir took the world by storm, but a fallout with her publisher – who turned detective – revealed an audacious deception created to hide a darker truth. 

To view more of SAM HOBKINSON‘s work, click here. Read related article in The Guardian here.

MORGAN COOPER directs new campain for Xfinity

Chromista’s Morgan Cooper has partnered with Burrell to direct a commercial film for Xfinity, together with official Team USA sponsor, Comcast. The film features US Olympic medallistSimone Manuel, who partnered with Comcast for Tokyo 2020 campaign, and shares stories of those who were told they couldn’t. Director Morgan Cooper is committed to combining art with purpose by using his voice as a filmmaker to positively impact underrepresented communities.

To view more of MORGAN COOPER‘s work, click here.

LOPE SERRANO aka CANADA directs new music video for Dua Lipa

Lope Serrano aka CANADA has recently directed Grammy-winning singer Dua Lipa in a rodeo styled clip for the artist’s latest single. A continuation of Serrano’s close relationship with Lipa, ‘Love Again’ follows the success of 2020’s multicoloured video for ‘Physical’. The visuals are populated with classic and surreal elements that coexist in a Westernised Victorian hall. Well versed cowboys and cowgirls pictured as clowns practice their lines and try to put a rebel egg under control. Make way for the invisible horses and a mechanical bull.

To view more of LOPE SERRANO‘s work, click here.

WILLIAM CHILD directs new music video for Kurupt FM

Ground Work’s director and claymation masterWilliam Child, has collaborated with Kurupt FM (the pirate radio station from the  successful mockumentary ‘People Just Do Nothing), as well as Birmingham’s Jaykae and Mist, to create a new single dubbed ‘Dreaming. Putting a UKG spin on Gabrielle’s 1993 hit ‘Dreams’MC Grindah, Mist and Jaykae trade playful bars on this collaboration to deliver all the vibes for summer 2021. Child’s claymation visuals bring the dreams of the three guys to life. The video is set to feature on Kurupt FM’s forthcoming debut album and arrives as the group gear up for the release of their film, ‘People Just Do Nothing: Big In Japan’.

To view more of WILLIAM CHILD‘s work, click here.

RODRIGO SAAVEDRA directs new campaign for Zettle

REKORDER’s Rodrigo Saavedra has directed a new commercial film for Zettle (or Zettle by Paypal), urging business owners to think bigger, starting with a mobile card reader. As the brand’s native Sweden inches towards a cashless society, Saavedra injects economic activity with pace, personality, and a few eccentric flourishes, depicting interior design on the fly, a one-man sandwich-making army, and a sentient haircut, amongst other things – all made possible by the advertised system.

To view more of RODRIGO SAAVEDRA‘s work, click here.

Curate Film signs CYRIL GFELLER

Curate Film’s most recent signing is Cyril Gfeller. With a mind like a kaleidoscope, a keen eye for patterns and a talent for mixed media, he brings a mass of technical skills to every project. Although an expert in digital design and animation, Gfellerspecialises in tangible elements such as paperprojections and objects. His films are an intricate sequence full of attention to detail and mesmerising story, capturing the interest of musicians and clients like McDonald’sMicrosoft and Greenpeace, to name a few.

To view more of CYRIL GFELLER‘s work, click here.

ROGER GUÀRDIA directs new campaign for Hood By Air

CANADA London’s Roger Guàrdia has recently teamed up with high end fashion brand, HBA, and their creative studio, Anonymous Club, to create a film that offers a first look at what fans can expect from HBA‘s next runway show, providing a unique way for audiences to consume a collection that is heavily based on the ideals of storytelling and unique interpretations. Anonymous Sound were in charge of the music – the track used in the film is from founding artist LEECH’s PROLOGUE Mixtape, SCREENSAVERS VOL 1. The album will be out August 6th, and features Anonymous resident artists. 

To view more of ROGER GUÀRDIA‘s work, click here.

MALCOLM D LEE directs new film ’Space Jam: A New Legacy’

Curate Films’ celebrated directorproducer and screenwriterMalcolm D. Lee, has directed ’Space Jam: A New Legacy’ – the long awaited second film in the Space Jam Franchise.

“Taking on a beloved movie franchise like ‘Space Jam’ is an exciting milestone for longtime director Malcolm D. Lee. It’s also overdue.” (Bethonie Butler)

D. Lee is known for directing numerous comedy films, including ‘The Best Man’‘Undercover Brother’‘Roll Bounce’‘Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins’‘Soul Men’‘Scary Movie 5’‘The Best Man Holiday’‘Girls Trip’, and ‘Night School’.

To read the full Hollywood Reporter article here, and The Washington Post here.

WILLIAM CHILD Featured in The Face

“William Child is taking stop motion animation back to its wonky roots. Better known as Gravy Mercedes, the one-man animation house has been creating surreal visuals for major music talent like PartyNextDoor, Trippie Redd and 03 Greedo. Child’s DIY style harks back to claymation’s janky early days, long before Wallace started doing DFS adverts…”

Read full article here.