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‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’


‘The Whale’

The futuristic film ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’, writtendirected, and produced by PRETTYBIRD‘s Daniels, has won seven awards at the 95th Academy Award (most awarded picture since 2008’s ‘Slumdog Millionaire’), including Best Picture and Best DirectorMichelle Yeoh took home the Best Actress award, becoming the first Asian woman and only second woman of colour to win the trophy. The film also won Best Film EditingBest Supporting Actress (for Jamie Lee Curtis), Best Supporting Actor (for Ke Huy Quan), and Best Original Screenplay.

Chromista’s founder and acclaimed feature film director,Darren Aronofsky‘s latest film,The Whale’,also received two Oscars last night, for Best Actor (Brendan Fraser) and Best Make & Hairstyling.

Click the images above to watch the trailers. To view more of DANIELS’ work click here, and view more of DARREN ARONOFSKY’s work here

LOS PÉREZ directs Tinder ‘Going All The Way’

A new global campaign  for Tinder, directed by CAVIAR’s duo, Los Pérez, shows that a swipe can lead to something longer than a one-night stand. Created by New York’s Mischief, the campaign aims to challenge everything people have thought about Tinder, including hook-up perception. Los Pérez is the alter ego of the Barcelona based award-winning directing and writing duo Tania Verduzco and Adrián Pérez, who over the past decade have developed their vibrant cinematic style. This has led them to become one of the go to names across commercialsbranded content and music videos, working with some of the world’s top stars on large, narrative driven pieces.

Click play button below to watch the new piece, and view more of LOS PÉREZ‘s work here.

Chromista’s DARREN ARONOFSKY releases new trailer for ‘Pi’

Acclaimed director, Darren Aronofsky’s 1998 debut, ‘Pi’, is set to return to cinemas for the film’s 25th anniversary on the 14th March, in a remastered version which will screen exclusively in IMAX theatres. The film will be released in an IMAX one-day only event, preceded by a live Q&A with Aronofsky and a number of cast and crew members, including cinematographer Matthew Libatique, Sean Gullette, and other special guests. Shot in high-contrast black-and-white on the streets of New York City, for a modest budget, the multi award-winning film – which became a cult classic – stars Gullette as an obsessive mathematician, whose discovery of a mysterious 216-digit number puts him into conflict with a sinister conspiracy, his own body, and the wrath of God.

To view more of DARREN ARONOFSKY‘s work here.


Multi-award-winning Rattling Stick join ENID. Known internationally for creating content that stands out and resonates with audiences, Rattling Stick continues to be a major player in the world of commercial production, having been recognised with numerous industry awards, including Cannes LionsD&AD, and Clios


Documentary ‘Fight The Power: How Hip Hop Changed The World’

London-based directorYemi Bamiro‘slatest BBC four part documentary series, ‘Fight The Power: How Hip Hop Changed The World’,is an exploration of how the political and social landscape in America formed the foundation for hip hop to become a force of protest, resistance and social change. Telling perspectives and stories shared in hip hop are key to understanding injustice in the U.S. over the last half-century. Authored by Public Enemy’s Chuck D, the series features interviews from A-list talent like Killer MikeWill.i.amMonie LoveIce-TRoxanne ShanteMC Lyte, and many more. Yemi’s documentary and commercial work has been widely awarded and selected at numerous international film festivals.

To view more of YEMI BAMIRO‘s work here.

Budget Direct ‘Blown Away’

Rattling Stick’s acclaimed director, Daniel Kleinman, has teamed up with creative agency 303 MullenLowe, Sydney, to create a new spot for insurer Budget Direct. The work aims to present the perfect opportunity to inform in a fun and lighthearted space filled with chaos. Over his long-spanning career, Daniel has won top awards for his advertising work at CannesD&AD, the New York One ShowBritish ArrowsClio, Creative CircleMidsummer Awards, and many others.

To view more of DANIEL KLEINMAN‘s work here.


Sir Steve McQueen‘saward winning production company, LAMMAS PARK, has joined ENID for commercial representation. Acclaimed British filmmaker and Turner Prize winning artist,McQueen (‘Hunger’‘Widows’‘Small Axe’, ‘Uprising’ and Academy Award winning’12 Years a Slave’) is currently in production on his latest feature, ‘Blitz’. LAMMAS PARK is also home to award-winning executive producer, Anna Smith Tenser (BAFTA winning ‘Uprising’ and Black is The New Black), who most recently spent six years as MD/Exec producer at Iconoclast, having also held senior level production roles at some of the world’s most renowned commercial production companies. Between 2018-2020, Anna held the honour of being one of 25 advertising industry leaders to sit on the APA council

DANIELLE KATVAN and DAVID EBERT co-directs latest TikTok for Hilton

1stAveMachine’s Danielle Katvan and David Ebert have partnered with TBWA\Chiat\Day to create a campaign for Hilton, showcasing a diverse cast of actors and TikTok creators. The 10-minute ad uses the latest features and techniques – such as AR filters – to showcase the hotel chain’s properties, amenities, and services, having reached over 13 million views on TikTok in less than a week.

Click play button below to watch the new piece. and view more of DANIELLE KATVAN’s work here, and DAVID EBERT’s work here.

PRETTYBIRD’s Max Malkin directs new spot for Adidas

PRETTYBIRD‘s acclaimed director, Max Malkin, has teamed up with the Opinionated Group/Portland to direct The Original Impossible‘ for Adidas – a tribute honouring Patrick Mahomes, the Kansas City Chiefs quarterback. The spot showcases children who aspire to become just like the sport star, and blends original and stock footage, including a moment with Mahomes and his daughter, which was captured at home by his wife. Malkin’s distinct visual aesthetic has received the attention of some of the world’s best-known global brands, such as NikeBeatsJim BeamVolvoCoca-ColaSamsungT-MobileBlue MoonMercedes, and Apple, to name a few.

To view more of MAX MALKIN‘s work here.

CALAMATIC Feature Film ‘White Men Can’t Jump’ (Teaser)

Self-taught filmmaker, Calamatic’s remake of 1992’s classic sports comedy ‘White Men Can’t Jump’celebrates the streetball hustling culture of Los Angeles,staring Teyana TaylorLaura HarrierVince Staples,Myles Bullock,and Lance Reddick. Calmatic is known for video collaborations that span some of music’s most influential artists, including Donald GloverKendrick LamarTyler The CreatorZayn Malik, LizzoAnderson. Paak, and more. His most celebrated project to date is Lil Nas X’s ‘Old Town Road (Official Video) ft. Billy Ray Cyrus’, which won the Grand Prix Entertainment Lions for Music at the Cannes Lions, as well as a VMA for Best Director. Calmatic was recognised in an ad for AT&T’s‘Codes of The Culture’ campaign as one of the leading filmmakers in the new Black Hollywood, and was named Director of the Year by Ad Age.

To view more of CALAMATIC‘s work here.

BRADLEY & PABLO latest spot for ZenBusiness ‘Welcome to the Uprising’

PRETTYBIRD‘s directing duo, Bradley & Pablo‘s new spot for ZenBusiness has been named Shots ‘Ad of The Week‘. Created by JOAN New York, to the soundtrack of ‘Seize the Power’ by Yonaka,the 60-second commercial film aims to help people start, run and grow their own businesses from the ground up. Bradley & Pablo were nominated for Best Director at the US Music Video Awards, and their debut documentary feature film, ‘Alone Together’, premiered as the closing night headliner at SXSW film festival. The duo’s debut TV drama series, ‘Fracture’, starring Jesse Jo StarkTommy Dorfman, Charles Melton and Ajani Russel, also premiered on Channel 4, partnering with top fashion brand Balmain.

To view more of BRADLEY & PABLO‘s work click here.

PRETTYBIRD Daniels’ 11 Academy Awards & 10 BAFTA’s nominations

Daniels‘ latest feature film ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’ has been nominated 11 times at this year’s Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director. It has also been nominated for 10 BAFTA‘s including Best Fill and Best Director (see below for the full Academy Awards and BAFTA’s nominations). Writtendirected and produced by the duo, the film also received two awards and four nominations at the Golden Globes – Michelle Yeoh won Best Actress,Ke Huy Quan won Best Supporting Actor; nominations were for  Best PictureBest Supporting Actress (Jamie Lee Curtis), Best Director, and Best Screenplay. Other accolades countfourteen nominations at the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards,and five awards for Best PictureBest Director,Best Original ScreenplayBest Editing,and Best Supporting Actor‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ was also named one of the top ten films of 2022 by the National Board of Review and the American Film Institute.

Best PictureBest Actress in a Leading Role for Michelle Yeoh, Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Ke Huy Quan, Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Jamie Lee Curtis and Stephanie Hsu, Best DirectorBest Writing (Original Screenplay)Best Film EditingBest Music (Original Score)Best Music (Original Song) and Best Costume Design

Best FilmBest DirectorBest Original ScreenplayBest Leading ActressBest Supporting Actor, ActressBest CastingBest EditingBest Original Score and Best Special Visual Effects