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.
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Random Cat's short, 'Caleb', was shot in London last year by Undercranked's Ewan Mulligan and producer by Amanda Mesaikos & 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.
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'.
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 was done by The Mill.
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 Rihanna's 'Bitch Better Have Money' and Blur's 'Ong Ong' and has seen a huge amount of hits on YouTube's Vevo.
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, the film has already won several awards from Clean Shorts Film Festival and the Music and Sound Awards.
Undercranked's Ewan Mulligan recently completed filming ‘Glenfiddich: Raised in Scotland. Roused in the Caribbean’ for Studio Private and photographer/director Benedict Morgan. The film, which was shot in London, is part of the Glenfiddich’s campaign for the 21 year-old whiskey. Shot on a RED Dragon and assisted by Manuel F. Sa, 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.
Created by London's Momoco, the titles of Jimmy McGovern's new drama 'Banished' are 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', and Baltasar Kormákur's 'Contraband', as well as for television series such as 'Misfits' and 'Luther'. Additionally, the VFX for the tiltes was created by Mollinaire.
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.
Undercranked has signed DOP Max Williams. Having studied at the National Film School, Williams has filmed varied genres in Africa, America and Asia. Having carved out an early career in high end documentary, he is now a renowned, talented and creative DOP. More recently, Williams shot promos for artists such as Tinie Tempah, Paloma Faith and the Prodigy, and commercials for leading brands including Nike and Doritos, alongside Directors and well-known talents listing Mo Ali and Joe Roberts.
For more information go to: www.undercranked.net/MaxWilliams