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DIRETCOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY: Aaron Rogers

Melanie C: ‘Dear Life’

Melanie C is back and this time with the single ‘Dear Life’.

The music promo, which poignantly follows a couple moving through various settings, was directed by David East at Familia, produced by Ailsa Vanessa Tapping and filmed by Undercranked’s bright star Aaron Rogers. Additionally,’Dear Life’ was shot on the RED Dragon with Cooke S6i Anamorphics.

Optrex

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY: Adrian Peckitt I PRODUCER: Dale Healy

COMMERCIAL: Optrex: 'Cloud 9'

2AM Films has produced a stunning TVC for Optrex ‘Cloud 9’.

Directed by James Caddick and produced by Dale Healy, and filmed by Director of photography, Adrian Peckitt, the stop promotes Optrex’s new eye mask and it's calming qualities by way of sound. The commercial was shot in the accross the UK and was commissioned by Reckitt Benkiser/Optrex by Havas.

Tods

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY: Ewan Mulligan

CAMPAIGN: Tods 'Tattoo'

Director of photography has just completed work on the ‘Tods: Tattoo’ campaign, commissioned by the label, Tods.

The film, which features Suki Waterhouse and promotes Tod’s new Tattoo bag, was filmed in London on RED Dragon and produced by Angus Griven for Tods. At time of print the film had around £100K views on YouTube, an amount that is steadily rising.

Prose

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY: Simon Plunket

Music Promos

Newly signed Director of Photography, Simon Plunket recently filmed Virgin EMI's new promo for Prose's 'Home of the Brave'.Commissoned by James Hackett and produced by Full Fat Films at Free Agent UK, the video tells the story of a young boy escaping and building a new safe place in the woods.

Staring Oscar Bennett, directed by Tom Gorst and produced by Fred Bonham Carter, grade the was done by Framestore's Jessica Vile and is streaming from from Vevo's music platform.

House of Fraser

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY: Aaron Rogers

House of Fraser SS16: Colour Pop Eyes'

Undercranked's Director of Photography, Aaron Rogers, recently shot In Bloom's 'House of Fraser SS16: Colour Pop Eyes' film.

The promo, which was directed by In Bloom as part of House of Fraser'ssripng/summer brand campaign for Dazed Media, features bright and colourful beauty products from lines such as Urban Decay, YSL and Sisley, and is shot close and on application.

The end film is clean cut, quirky and slick and was released in April 2016.

Caleb

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY: Ewan Mulligan

Short Film: 'Caleb'

Random Cat's short, 'Caleb' was shot in London last year. HODed by Ewan Mulligan and producer by Amanda Mesaikos and Susanne Aichele, the film features a futuristic family and covers cloning by way of 3D printing.

Since relase, 'Caleb' has been awarded Best Screenplay at Boston SF16, and has featured in the official selection of several film festivals, Including New York's Tribeca, where it is currently screening.

Kash G Shock

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY: Ewan Mulligan

G-Shock: Idents

A series of twelve 10-second idents for Casio's G-Shock, were recently shot by director of photography, Ewan Mulligan.

The idents were produced by London-based agency Kash and feature the indestructable watch, in action and under pressure from 'Land' and 'Sea'.

The shoot, which involved gas tanks, CO2, pyro paint balls, plastic explosives and dog biscuits for that crushed up, dirt feel, and was filmed on Phantom 2K at 2500fps, with Arri 100mm macro lens, while the completed idents recently broadcast on Dave.

Prose

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY: Simon Plunket

Prose: 'Home of the Brave'

Newly signed Director of Photography, Simon Plunket recently filmed Virgin EMI's new promo for Prose's 'Home of the Brave'.Commissoned by James Hackett and produced by Full Fat Films at Free Agent UK, the video tells the story of a young boy escaping and building a new safe place in the woods.

Staring Oscar Bennett, directed by Tom Gorst and produced by Fred Bonham Carter, grade the was done by Framestore's Jessica Vile and is streaming from from Vevo's music platform.

Pizza Hut Magnetic Man

PRODUCTION DESIGNER: Anna Mould

Pizza Hut: 'Big Deal'

Production Designer, Anna Mould, recently completed some excellent work on Pizza Hut's TVC, 'Big Deal'. The campaign, which was created by Ogilvy & Mather London, produced by Smuggler and directed by Michael Clowater, sees characters like magnetic man, invisable woman, or the ventriloquist's dummy, dismiss their issues when faced with the brand's 'Big Deal'. Additionally planning and buying was dealt with by Starcom Mediavest and post by by The Mill.

libertines Heart

ART DIRECTOR: Zoe Koperski

NME Awards 2016 - The Libertines: 'Heart of the Ma

Roger Sargent's promo for The Libertines' 'Heart of the Matter' is up for NME Award nomination as Best Music Video. Produced by Burning Reel and art directed by Undercranked's Zoe Koperski, the peep show film sits alongside Rhianna's 'Bitch Better Have Money' and Blur's 'Ong Ong' and has seen a huge amount of hits on YouTube's Vevo.

For the design, Koperski went with a nice and sleazy vibe, with red walls latex walls, bondage knots and Victorian styled props. The effect is dark and delicious and sit right alongside Sargent's vision and the track's message.