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Short Film: 'Caleb'

Director of Photography: Ewan Mulligan

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.

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Pizza Hut: 'Big Deal'

Production Designer: Anna Mould

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.

The Treehouse

Nomination: Best Production Designer

Production Designer: 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, the film has already won several awards from Clean Shorts Film Festival and the Music and Sound Awards.


Glenfiddich: 'Raised in Scotland'

Director of Photography: Ewan Mulligan

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.

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Titles: 'Banished'

Director of Photography: Ewan Mulligan

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.


Nowness: 'Bromance'

Director of Photography: Ewan Mulligan

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.

DOP Max Williams


Director of Photography: Max Williams

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