ALBAN LELIÈVRE directs campaign for Xiaomi 

Award-winning animation production company, NOMINT, have collaborated with Across the Pond to create a promotional video for the Chinese technology giant Xiaomi and the release of their Mi Note 10 series with an extra sharp 108MP camera, which captures all the previously missed details. The film was directed by Alban Lelièvre, whose experience with 3D comedy characters, and renowned physical and expressive work with great comedic timing, brought the idea to life.

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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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Nomint signs BlinkMyBrain

Nomint signs creative Ariel Costa a.k.a. BlinkMyBrain. With over a decade of experience in the motion graphics industry, the Emmy-winning director brings his stellar skills straight from the studio in LA. The studio’s mixed media concoct entails collage aesthetic mixed with bold texture palettes, typography and animated backgrounds creating the unique abstract worlds.  Ariel Costa has directed music videos for incredible bands like Led Zeppelin, Green Day, Mastodon, Creedence Clearwater Revival.

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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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Entertainment company, CAVIAR, has set up an industry workshop platform, CAVIAR Connects, to help create a sense of togetherness in our industry during these uncertain times.

We believe it’s important that no one feels lonely or isolated during this time. And whilst we can’t sit in an office together or have coffees in person, we can still stay connected with the power off an online community. It’s not only the isolation that will affect us all, but also the coming quiet subsequent months and we will need to come together as a community whether you are agency, client, production or post.’

This is  open to each and all, so whether you are a competitor, a client, a director, a freelancer or just someone who is bored with a talent for unusual things that will make people smile, please get in touch if you want to take part, or host an online workshop or panel!

Check out schedules here – all will be hosted via  Zoom so make sure you are set up and spread the word…