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James Blake

PRODUCTION DESIGNER: Emma Winter

Music Promos

United Visual Artists' music promo for James Blake ft. Bon Iver 'I Need a Forrest Fire', directed by Matt Clark in collaboration with Chris Davenport, has been released to a huge onslaught of praise and press and has featured everywhere from Rolling Stone to Promo News. Made up of stunning, abstract sculptures and more, the film includes work from Undercranked's production designer, Emma Winter, who has been working with talents like Crowns and Owls and Ryan Hopkinson, and producing extraordinary work accross editorial, advertising and narrative.

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.

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.

House of Fraser

AARON ROGERS: Director of Photography

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.

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.

Kash G Shock

Ewan Mulligan: Director of Photography

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.

Pizza Hut Magnetic Man

Anna Mould: Production Designer

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

The Libertines: 'Heart of the Matter'

NME Awards 2016 - Best Music Video Nomination

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.

Be Now Clock

NOMINATION: Ewan Mulligan

Best Cinematography: Lift Off

Undercranked's director of photography, Ewan Mulligan, has been nominated as Best Cinematograher, for his work on Graham Atkins Hughes' 'Be Now'. The short film, that stars Saskia Reeves and was produced by 78 Productions, premiered at the festival this year, and will also be screening at this year's Kerry Film Festival.

Awards for Lift of will take place on Friday 18th December at Pinewood.

The Treehouse

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGNER NOMINATION

Anna Mould

Undercranked's Anna Mould has received a nomination for Best Production Designer for her work on Amy Coop's short, 'The Treehouse', at Oklahoma's Red Dirt Film Festival.

The film was made by Angelic Films Production in association with HAUS Pictures and Sleepless Films, and the support of Creative England and the BFI.

Produced by Benedict Turnbull and Amy Coopand has already won several awards from Clean Shorts Film Festival and the Music and Sound Awards.