Darren Aronofsky’s Chromista new signing

Darren Aronofsky’s Chromista has just signed Australia-native writer and director, Sarah Daggar-Nickson. Dagger-Nickson’s debut feature film, A Vigilante, starring Olivia Wilde, premiered at the SXSW Film Festival 2018. Sarah first gained prominence through her two short films Dead Hands (starring Brady Corbet), and The Light in the Night (starring Luke Grimes and executive produced by Lars Knudsen), having written, produced and directed branded content over the past five years, for clients such as Google, Louis Vuitton and Youtube.

PHILIPPA PRICE directs new campaign for PUMA x BALMAIN

MAAVVEN’s visual artist Philippa Price was responsible for the creative direction and film direction of the new campaign for PUMA x BALMAIN ‘Fighting the Good Fight’, with Cara Delevingne. Whilst fashion is a primary focus of Price’s career, her work spans many platforms, having created dynamic art across myriad formats of expression over the years.

To view more of Philippa Price‘s work, Click here.

YONI LAPPIN directs new music video for Mura Masa

CANADA London‘s most recent signing, Yoni Lappin, directed the music video for Mura Masa & Slowthai Deal Wiv it’. The London-based director and photographer works in music, fashion, documentary, commercial and film. His interest in youth culture has led him to direct videos for cutting edge artists such as A$AP Rocky, Octavian, Charli XCX and Post Malone. Lappin has also recently directed and photographed for Adidas, Vogue, Nowness, Luxottica, Converse & JW Anderson.

To view more of Yoni Lappin’s work, click here.

EDDIE ALCAZAR directs new campaign for Borderlands

Created by Chromista and 2K’s in-house marketing team, and directed by Eddie AlcazarBorderland’s new campaign combines old-school techniques with modern video game vibe, in a stop-motion holiday diorama. The story continues in the interplanetary adventure of Borderlands 3, a ‘shoot and loot’ game for PC, PlayStation 4, and XBOX One, developed by Gearbox Software. With a background in game development – and currently in production in a full stop-motion feature – Alcazar brought a powerful hybrid of experience to both the creative and highly technical aspects of the piece. Film DirectorWriterProducer and Game Developer, Alcazar’s film work spans across documentary, commercials and feature films, with his most recent feature, ‘Perfect’’ (2018), produced by Steven Soderbergh.

To view more of Eddie Alcazar‘s work, click here.

Snapper signs the HOFFMAN BROTHERS

Hoffman Brothers (Mark and Matt Hoffman) are Snapper Films’ latest signing.  Born and raised in Ashland, Oregon, an encounter with Close Encounters and Star Wars at a young age had a powerful impact on both brothers, who went on to making weird films inspired by the heady combination Monty Python, Saturday Night Live and sports. Mark is an award-winning editor and designer. Matt is an avid writer. Both are self-described “sports geeks”, they have created work for brands such as NikeSubaruESPNNiveaSubway, and Roger Federer for Barilla.

To view more of Hoffman Brothers work, click here.

TALENT REPUBLIC + JOSEPH KHAN do Christmas together

Directed by The Graft’award winning Joseph Khan, with Mariah Carey secured by Europe’s leading independent talent broker, Talent Republic (both represented by ENID), and created by Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO, Walkers’ largest Christmas campaign to date follows Mariah Carey as she performs her classic tune All I Want for Christmas Is You’ onset, 25 years after the song was first released. The campaign is part of a wider strategy from Walkers to create “talkability” and “rejuvenate the brand”, and has garnered widespread positive international press pick-up and over 11 million views on Twitter within 48 hours of posting.

Following on from Talent Republic’s success in casting and securing the iconic Spice Girls for Walkers’ previous campaign, ‘Superfan’, for the Christmas campaign they worked with multiple parties including Walkers, AMVBBDO, Roc Nation, and Sony Music UK to ‘help’ develop and deliver a fully integrated a fully integrated campaign across TV, online, social and POS.

Talent Republic are known for their creative and strategic thinking to identify and secure famous international names for agencies and brands.  Headed by CEO Anne Batz, they cover A-list talent from filmTVfashionmusic and sport, as well as global influencers and rising stars, working closely with clients and offering a bespoke and highly personalised approach on a broad spectrum of briefs. Not representing any Artists themselves, Talent Republic’s goal is to impartially secure the best possible name for each brief, at their most optimum time and on the most favourable terms.

Director Joseph Kahn is widely recognised for his extensive body of work in the commercialmusic video, and feature film worlds. Kahn’s videos have been commissioned by some of the biggest artists in entertainment, including Mariah Carey, and he has directed commercials for top international brands for over 15 years. His latest feature film, ‘BODIED’, was produced by Eminem and premiered at Toronto International Film Festival last September.

To view more of Joseph Khan‘s work, click here, and to see a selection of Talent Republic‘s work, click here.

JOANNA BAILEY directs new campaign for Ovarian Cancer Action

Snapper’s Joanna Bailey directed a new commercial film for Ovarian Cancer Action, titled ‘I Will Survive’. The ad sees a collective of young girls performing a spoken word rendition of I Will Survive, as originally performed by Gloria Gaynor. The film was given five stars on David Reviews, and was featured on Campaign.

To view more of Joanna Bailey’s work, click here.