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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.

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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.

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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.

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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


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.


Ewan Mulligan Shoots Glenfiddich Campaign


Undercranked recently completed filming ‘Glenfiddich: Raised in Scotland. Roused in the Caribbean’ for Studio Private and stills photographer and director Benedict Morgan.

The film was shot in London by director of photography Ewan Mulligan, assisted by Manuel F. Sa, and is part of the Glenfiddich’s campaign for the 21 year-old whiskey.

Filmed on RED Dragon, the content’s colour palette of orange and yellow represents Caribbean sunsets, while the slo-mo effect was shot at 200fs and sees a burst of brightness explode behind a bottle of single malt Glenfiddich.

Banished Title



Created by London's Momoco, the titles of Jimmy McGovern's new drama 'Banished' and stunning. Produced by Marlea Edwards, shot by Ewan Mulligan, with make-up by MJ Gotidoc, we are overjoyed to have been a part of their creation.

Momoco has created a wealth of titles content including those for films listing Ridley Scott's 'The Councellor', James Griffiths' 'Cuban Fury', andBaltasar Kormákur's 'Contraband', as well as for television series such as 'Misfits' and 'Luther'.



Short Film

Recently commissioned by Nowness, 'Bromance' is a short film directed by Bertil Nilsson and produced by Victoria Hutchins. Shot on RED Epic Dragon by Undercranked's Ewan Mulligan, the piece follows a trio of circus artists, Louis Gift, Beren D'Amico and Charlie Wheeller of Barely Methodical Troupe (BMT), as they move through the streets and parks and warehouses of London - through natural live spaces in a remarkable way.

The film is organic and slick, the audio uninvasive but smooth, and the content easy and cool and has received an excellent response since release.