2018 UK MVA’s: CANADA – Best Director | Rosalia ‘Malamente’ – Best Pop International Video 

CANADA London‘s directing duo, CANADA (aka Nicolás Méndez and Lope Serrano), has been named Best Director at this year’s UK Music Video Awards, with their  music video ‘Malamente‘ for rising star  Rosalía winning Best Pop International Video.

Click the still below to watch the video and to view more of CANADA‘s work, click here.











Gerson Aguerri’s new piece for Royal Bliss generates a whirlwind jaunt exploring the flavours of the drink. In an instant, the slow-motion retelling enables the viewer to savour each element in all its glory.

To see more of Gerson Aguerri‘s work, click here.


Pensacola‘s action-fantasy comedy music video for DJ producers, Jarami, follows an inter-dimensional trip into the thoughts of a kebab van worker who becomes insect sized, befriending a singing lettuce leaf whilst inside a stolen kebab.

To see more Pensacola‘s work, click here.


Femke Huurdeman‘s latest video for LA band, Zeeland, follows a woman finding numerous imaginative ways of killing the same guy, in the motels and dunes around LA, again and again. Huurdeman also wrote the Chandleresque voiceover and the film was shot entirely in Super 8mm.

To see more of Femke Huurdeman‘s work, click here.


Working with W+K Amsterdam, directing collective MANSON create a series of six spots combining animationlive actionclaymation and CGIThe campaign aims to bring to life common parental fears about the internet, and position Instagram’s safety tools as the way to keep teens safe.

To see more of MANSON‘s work, click here.


Continuing Vodafone and Talent Republic‘s on-going relationship with Martin Freeman, the new Christmas campaign taps into the last-minute gifting emergencies people often face over the festive period. Created by Ogilvy UK, the film shows Freeman mining his inner Blades of Glory and revealing hidden talents with a virtuoso performance on ice to celebrate his quick-thinking girlfriend’s face-saving present for his Aunty Sue.


Working with Grey LondonTalent Republic managed to secure Renée Zellweger’s approval to use her iconic and much-loved characterisation of Bridget Jones, for the latest Marks and Spencer Christmas commercial. Set to Tom Jones’ ‘Give A Little Love’, the campaign includes three main 60 second films and three 20 second spots, with a range of exclusive content running on social and YouTube, including a number of alternative endings to keep customers engaged throughout the season.

JAKE NAVA directs new Campaign for BALMAIN’s FW18 Collection


Multi award-winning music video and commercials director, Jake Nava, paired with London based advertising agency Sunshine, for Balmain‘s FW18 campaign. ‘The Balmain Beat’  unveils a singular symphony created by composers Ludwig Göransson and Christopher Hartz, using varied and repeated tones, bells and beats from each scene of the film, extracts of which were also released as teasers over the course of several days.

With a diverse range of musicians, actors, models and artists, “each embodying the confidence, daring and spirit of the Balmain Army” (creative director, Olivier Rousteing), Nava’s film features London born singer Mina Rose, Luc Besson’s ‘The Fifth Element’ star Milla Jovovich, Ukrainian ballet dancer and enfant terrible Sergei Polunin and shape-shifting fashion and music icon, Daphne Guinness.

Click the images below to view the different extracts released, and click here to view more of Jake Nava’s work.