1stAveMachine’s live-action and animation directors, Marc Reisbig and Will Samuel, have partnered with multidisciplinary creative studio, Plenty, to craft a film commemorating Siemens’s 175th anniversary. Created by Saatchi & Saatchi London, the spot takes us on a journey that begins with a pencil stroke connecting it through carefully detailed animation depicting Siemens’ work throughout the years.
Ground Work’s Luke Casey has directed and edited the latest campaign for Vans x Victoria. Known for his ability to unearth human stories and unique characters, Casey has shaped a body of eye-catching work that blends the realms of raw documentary and surrealism, for brands such as Calvin Klein, Marc Jacobs, Mulberry and Helmet Lang. His photography portfolio includes a Vogue cover, multiple shoots for high fashion brands, as well as candid photos of the people and places he visits.
Click play button below to watch the new piece, and view more of LUKE CASEY‘s work here.
Directed by Emmy Award winning and Grammy nominated, Jake Scott, EE’s new multi-film campaign features Kevin Bacon sitting uncomfortably as a gigantic boa constrictor slithers around the home, illustrating the discomfort that is felt when peak time Wi-Fi speeds are slower than promised. The campaign from Saatchi & Saatchi London reminds viewers that with EE’s Full Fibre Broadband, customers will get the peak time speeds they pay for.
To view more of JAKE SCOTT‘s work here.
Ridley Scott Creative Group’s, Marie Schuller, continues her relationship with culture consultancy, The Sunshine Company, and British menswear brand, Orlebar Brown, for her latest spot ‘Lighthouses In a Foggy World’, following her previous campaign, ‘Jordan’, which celebrated the brand’s 15th anniversary. Marie’s work has been awarded at numerous international festivals, such as ASVOFF, FFF Milano, AFFA, Fashion Film Festival Chicago, Transylvania Short Film Festival, and Santiago de Chile Fashion Film Festival.
To view more of MARIE SCHULLER’s work here.
CAVIAR‘s Alan Yang (Emmy Award winner – ‘Parks and Recreation’and ‘Masters of None’) and Darius Marder(Academy Award winner – ‘Sound of Metal’ – Best Soundand Best Film Editing) have collaborated on the latest McDonald’s 2022 World Cup campaign, created by Wieden+Kennedy New York, and co-directed by the two filmmakers.The film features ten languages and four dialects, and was shot in four locations around the world. Featured talent includes six-time Emmy Award winner Jason Sudeikis, TikTok star Khaby Lame, K-pop sensation ITZY, and top EA Sports and FIFA Twitch streamer Edwin Castro.
To view more of DARIUS MARDER‘s work here, and ALAN YANG’s work here.
You Are Here‘s award winning filmmaker, Marko Roth, recently teamed up with Mercedes-Benz Daimler Trucks to create a short film. Titled ‘The Journey’, the film was directed and co-written by Roth, exploring the intricacy of a father-daughter relationship, and the power of forgiveness and new beginnings, whilst challenging gender stereotypes. Roth has earned multiple awards for his work, including Gold at Clio and Ciclope, and Silver at The New York Festivals, and was shortlisted at the Cannes YDA for his powerful film ‘Kherou’.He was also selected for 1.4’s prestigious ‘On the cusp of great-ness’ honour.
To view more of MARKO ROTH‘s work here.
Directed by 1stAveMachine’s live action and animation filmmaker, Maxime Bruneel, LCL x Apple Pay ‘Le baiser’ is making a comeback on television with the longest kiss ever seen in advertising. Curated by DDB Paris the film features a long kiss that nothing interrupts, not even the payment of purchases. Bruneel has directed campaigns for top global brands, and most recently co-directed Kylie Minogue‘s‘Can’t Get You Out of My Head (Peggy Gou’s Midnight Remix)’ music video, with Tim Brown.
To view more of MAXIME BRUNEEL‘s work here.
Ridley Scott Creative Group‘s London-based experimental artist, photographer, and director, AboveGround directs new music video ‘Barz Simpson‘ for White Girl Wasted featuring MF DOOM and Jay Electronica. Staring English actor Leigh Gill (Joker, Game of Thrones) as a small-time hustler who rises to the top of London’s drug world with ruthless determination.
‘We tried to paint the narrative from a point of view of one person unintentionally representing all three artists throughout the song — one character with three different alter egos’ – AboveGround.
To view more of ABOVEGROUND’s work click here.
Chromista’s acclaimed director, Darren Aronofsky has released the teaser for his latest feature, ‘The Whale’. Staring Brendan Fraser, the film is based on Samuel D. Hunter‘s award-winning play of the same name, which is considered to be one of the most original, strange, and moving works about a gay man’s experience that has ever been written. ‘The Whale’ had its world premiere at the 79th Venice International Film Festival on September 4th, 2022, where it received a six-minute standing ovation, and is scheduled to be released in the United States on December 9th 2022, and on February 3rd 2023 in the UK. Aronofsky’s many achievements include multiple Academy Award nominations for his films ‘The Wrestler’, ‘Requiem for a Dream’, and ‘Black Swan’, achieving an Academy Award for Best Actress for Natalie Portman.
Click play button below to watch the new piece, and view more of DARREN ARONOFSKY‘s work here.
Directed by DOGEATDOG‘s Franck Trozzo Kazagui for Adidas to launch the #Merky FC project created by Stormzy that aims to give young black people more opportunities in football.