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Fashion Film: 'The Sleeping Field'

Director of Photography: Max Witting

Undercranked's Max Witting recently shot the beautiful fashion film 'The Sleeping Field', which has been shortlisted for Direction / Cinematography / VFX / Music / Hair & Make up at the Berlin Fashion Film Festival. The film was produced by Moonlight Studios & Blind Eye Films and was directed by That Jam duo Sam Hurlock & Joe Beverley.

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Director of Photography: Simonluca Fraioli

We are overjoyed to announce the addition of the award-winning director of photography, Simonluca Fraioli, to our roster. Having studied Cinema and Visual Arts at the University of Roma Tre, with a cultural exchange at the Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, he later moved to London where he developed his skills as a cinematographer through workshops at the National Film and Television School. He has since worked in Europe and the UK, and has estabished a stong client base accross genres including advertisng and narrative.

To date, his work has been featured on Hunger Magazine TV and he has shot TVCs and campaigns for brands such as Huawei, Nike, RedBull, Heineken, Sony, NFL, Swarovski, BaByliss, Garnier, Tony & Guy, Tate, GQ, and Wallpaper*.

For more information go to: www.undercranked.net/SimonlucaFraioli



Art Director: Lucy Cooper

We are overjoyed ot announce the addition of art diretcor, Lucy Cooper, to our roster. Lucy began her career in live events and later became Rankin's production designer. There she worked across mediums including commercials, music promos, and fashion editorials for brands and clients such as Jil Sander, Ghost, Chanel and Jitrios.

Based in London, she has a natural ability to get the best out of any budget and timescale. She loves the challenge of creating something amazing out of nothing and today her clients include Coco de Mer, Ogilvy and Mather, Style.com and Blindeye films. Additionally, Lucy has an extensive portfolio for fashion photography, and has been published in Dazed and Confused, Notion and Hunger Magazine.

For more information go to: www.undercranked.net/LucyCooper

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Melanie C: ‘Dear Life’

Director of Photography: Aaron Rogers

Undercranked’s bright star, Aaron Rogers, has finished shooting Melanie C's new 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 shot on the RED Dragon with Cooke S6i Anamorphics.


Optrex: 'Cloud 9'

Director of Photography: Adrian Peckitt

Undercranked's Adrian Peckitt has shot a stunning TVC for Optrex ‘Cloud 9’. Produced by Dale Healy for 2AM Films and directed by James Caddick. The piece 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: 'Tattoo'

Director of Photography: Ewan Mulligan

Undercranked's DOP, Ewan Mulligan, 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. At time of print the film had around 100K views on YouTube, an amount that is steadily rising.


Prose: 'Home of the Brave'

Director of Photography: Simon Plunket

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.