Led by Madeleine Sanderson and Dan Dickenson – who provide over 30 years of experience working with the most internationally awarded talent, having won every major award between them – London based production company, Curate Films, specialises in features, documentaries, and traditional commercial content. Their roster spans across live-action and animation, with names such as Spike Lee, Ben Stiller, six-time Oscar nominated ‘Precious’ director, Lee Daniels, and the four-time Emmy nominated motion graphics designer and animation director, Emonee LaRussa.
Below is a selection of Curate’s live-action talent, including their most recent signing, Dreamjob, ‘It’s a Sin’ director, Peter Hoar, as well as one of the world’s most awarded commercial talent, ‘Un’, and 25-year-old female rising star, Silence.
Known for his sharp, witty and poignant work, Peter Hoar’s acclaimed shows include the recent AIDS drama ‘It’s A Sin’ – a tragic yet celebratory miniseries, already considered to be the first must-see show of the year. From ‘Dr. Who’ to Marvel’s ‘Daredevil’, Hoar captures glory and adventure on any scale. His work can be found on Netflix, HBO Max, and BBC, to name a few.
Newly signed directing duo, Dreamjob (aka Jack Whiteley and Joe Wills), have received various acclaim for their music video and commercial work. With a strong cinematic eye, the pair bring worlds to life full of vivid textures and authentic performances. Whether it’s capturing emotional grit or fantastical charm, they deliver a sense of dream-come-true, having worked for clients such as Canon, Google, Elton John, Lipton, KitKat, BBC and Weetabix, to name but a few.
WUTHISAK ANARNKAPORN AKA ‘UN’
One of the most awarded directors in the world, Thai born Wuthisak Anarnkaporn (or ‘Un’ as he is known by) is an innovative filmmaker with a mind of peculiar comic genius. He made a striking career debut, winning the ‘Best’ prize from Bangkok’s Art Directors Association – one of the most acclaimed advertising awards in Thailand. In 2020 he was 3rd in Campaign Brief’s Global Directors award list, beating some incredible talent. His acclaim and awards include D&AD, Cannes Lion, Clios, and London International Awards, amongst others.
25 year-old Silence brings her raw energy to filmmaking. Already with a diverse body of work under her belt, for brands such as Chanel, Boots, Hypebeast, Versace and Ellesse, Silence is not afraid to experiment with different formats, film or animation, be slick, or rough – she’s ready to learn.