CLOÉ BAILLY directs new music video for Coldplay

CAVIAR‘s Cloé Bailly directs new music video for ColdPlay ‘Champion Of The World’.  Bailly is a French director and screenwriter based in Paris. Shortly after graduating from La Sorbonne, she started to gain a lot of attention from her witty, funny and stylish films. Her comedy style is unique and very recognizable. She captures real-life moments with authenticity yet with a sense of irony and absurdity. Cloé has directed films for an array of international clients which include The Cannes Film Festival, Burger King, Canal +, BMW, Huawei, Contrex, Gucci, Le Palais de Tokyo and Vogue. In 2017 she has won Gold at Cannes YDA. Cloé is dew shoot her first feature, the adaptation of Zep’s comic-strip, ‘Happy Sex‘.

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CHRIS FOWLES dirests new music video for Tyrer

Hoi Polloi‘s Chris Fowles directs new music video Tyrer ‘Showgirl’Chris went to Bournemouth Film School at The Arts University Bournemouth. In 2011, after a string of short films, he was invited onto the prestigious BFI National Film Academy scheme. They subsequently named him as one of the nations most promising filmmakers. Chris was long-listed for a BAFTA for his short film ‘Sleeping Dogs’. His latest film, ‘The Choke’, has just been produced in associated with a number of leading mental health charities. Chris has also created work for high profile brands including the BBC, Converse, VisitBritain, and Shelter.

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HENRY SCHOLFIELD directs new campaign for Pepsi

CAVIAR’s Henry Scholfield directs new campaign for Pepsi Max. Titled ‘Play Never Stops and created by Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO, the campaign features four of the world’s top footballers – Lionel MessiPaul PogbaMo Salah, and Raheem Sterling – in a rapidly shifting sequence of scenes and backdrops, set to ‘Presidente’ by Wost, featuring Ginette ClaudettePlay Never Stops follows on from an epic 2019 for Scholfield having had his most prolific year to date, shooting campaigns for StellaSkoda and Budweiser, aswell as winning Best Director and Music Video of the Year at the UKMVA’s for his video for Stormzy’s ‘Vossi Bop’Scholfield is a self-taught filmmaker, who started out making street style music videos in the UK grime scene, for artists such as Pro GreenKanoWretch 32Devlin, and Dizee. Scholfield has also directed record videos for Billie EilishRosalia, and Dua Lipa (for which he won Best UK Pop Video at the UKMVA’s).

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LOPE SERRANO directs new music video for Dua Lipa

CANADA’s Lope Serrano directs new music video for Dua Lipa Physical The video mixes animation with live action as Lipa dances through each environment at light speed, culminating in a rainbow-coloured ensemble number at the end. CANADA are globally recognised for iconic music videos, such as Tame Impala ‘The Less I know The Better’, and She & Him ‘Stay Awhile’. Their video for Beck‘Up All Night, was nominated at the Grammy‘s for Best Music Video, as well as picking up Best International Alternative Music Video at the UKMVA‘s, and several other awards at Ciclope Festival. More recently, Rosalia ‘Malamente’ won at the Kinsale Awards, and was awarded Best Pop International Video at the UKMVA’s, where CANADA were also named Best Director and two pencils at D&AD, for Best Music Video and Best Direction in a Music Video.

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PENSACOLA direct new campaign for GoDaddy

GoDaddy‘s new campaign celebrates Britain’s entrepreneurial spirit. Narrated by comedian Javone Prince, created by VCCP, and directed by CANADA London‘s Pensacola, the commercial film tells the story of Look Mum No Hands – a cafe/bicycle shop/ bar that used GoDaddy to get a domain name, build a website and grow an online following for coffee fans, casual drinkers and cycling fanatics alike. GoDaddy is set to showcase a series of successful British businesses throughout the year through TV and out-of-home ads.

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FLORENCE KEITH-ROACH features in new series ‘The Great’

The much-anticipated series from Oscar-nominated writer Tony McNamara (‘The Favourite’), ‘The Great’, debuts on Hulu Friday, May 15. Featuring Snapper Films’ Florence Keith-Roach, the satirical comedic drama follows the unlikely rise and spectacular reign of feminist trailblazer Catherine the Great, the longest running female leader in Russian history. The series also stars Elle Fanning as Catherine, Nicholas Hoult, Phoebe Fox, Adam Godley, Gwilym Lee, Charity Wakefield, Douglas Hodge and Sacha Shawan.

Florence Keith-Roach is a director, writer and actor working across theatre, film, television and commercials. Her most recent short film, ‘A Family Affair’, which she wrote, directed and stared in, has been a triumph, just premiered in Sydney and is still picking up accolades, which include Best British Comedy at Discovery Film FestivalBest Of The Festival and shortlisted for Best International Short Film at Inside Out Festival Toronto, Best Of The Festival  at Palm Springs Short Film Festival, honourable mentioned for Best Performance in a Short Film at LOCO Film Festival, triumphed at the London Film Festival, awarded for New Talent at Ciclope (only UK talent to be awarded in this category). The short film was also screened The First Film Fight Club in London, together with Mike Leigh’s directorial feature debut, followed by a Q&A with both directors.

CANADA directs new campaign for Mercedes – Benz

CANADA’s Nicolás Méndez directs new global campaign for Mercedes-Benz to promote the brand’s first electric SUV, featuring Grammy award-winning singer The Weekend. The artist appears in the film soundtracked to his new single, ‘Blinding Lights‘ and is also creative director on the project. Méndez is known internationally for acclaimed pieces, such as El Guincho ‘Bombay’, Phoenix ‘Trying to be CoolBeck ‘Up All Night’ (nominated for Best Music Video at the Grammy Awards), and Rosalía ‘Malamente’ (Best Pop International Video and Best Director at the UKMVA’s), amongst other MV work, as well as commercial films for brands that include AppleCravendaleCadbury’sBudweiserChupa-Chups and Huawei, to name just a few. 

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‘The Burial Of Kojo’ by Blitz Bazawule

Blitz Bazawule is a filmmaker and musician born in Ghana. His feature directorial debut ‘The Burial Of Kojo’ premiered at Urbanworld Film Festival where it won Best Narrative Feature (World Cinema). The film also won the Grand Prize at the 2019 Luxor African Film Festival in Egypt. Written and directed by Bazawule, filmed entirely in Ghana on a micro-budget, with local crew and several first-time actors, the film tells the story of Kojo (Joseph Otsiman), who is left to die in an abandoned gold mine, as his young daughter Esi (newcomer Cynthia Dankwa) travels through a spirit land to save him. The film was produced by Blitz Bazawule, Ama Abebrese and Kwaku Obeng Boateng, is distributed by ARRAY and was released on Netflix, making it the first Ghanaian film to premiere on Netflix.