British Arrows 2017

British Arrows 2017

Lizie was presented with The Chairman's Award last night at the British Arrows in recognition of her services to the advertsing industry. Jon Glazer delivered a heartfelt speech and presented her with the award.  A BIG THANK YOU to Ed at the Assembly Rooms for cutting together this film highlighting some of the work we’ve made over the last 30 years .

Bupa and Virgin Media represented Academy on the stage as well with two Gold, two Silver and a Bronze between them.  Martin de Thurah’s Bupa won Gold for Performance (Suzann McLean), Silver for Casting (Lucy Pardee) and a Bronze in Financial & Corporate Services.  Seb Edwards’ Virgin Media won Gold for Digital Services and Silver for Best over 90 second commercial.

Congratulations to all of last nights winners!

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Nytol directed by Us

Nytol directed by Us

Chris & Luke have just finished a new film for Nytol through Lucky Generals.  The commercial visualises his internal dialogue and anxiety about how much time he has left to sleep.  

The film was lit by Ben Fordesman, edited by Joe Guest at Final Cut and post was done by The Mill.

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British Arrows Nominations

British Arrows Nominations

Academy have a total of 21 nominations across Campaign and Craft for this year’s British Arrows Awards.  Congratulations to Si & Ad, Frederic Planchon, Seb Edwards, Conkerco, FKA Twigs, Jeff Labbe and Martin De Thurah for directing work for Virgin Media, Bupa, Yorkshire Tea, HP, Ikea, No7, Nike and SSE.

Skoda directed by Novemba

Skoda directed by Novemba

Bradley Wiggins stars in this new film for Skoda directed by Novemba through Fallon, London.  The film centers on Wiggins’ constant battle against the clock; always striving for a better time. 

‘Time’ was shot in and around Manchester, lit by Ben Fordesman, edited by Stephen Dunne at the Whitehouse and post production was handled by Rushes.

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Lloyds directed by Frederic Planchon

Lloyds directed by Frederic Planchon

Fred’s most recent film, ‘New Dawn’ shows the famous Lloyds horse travelling the breadth of the country set to a rerecord of Praise You.  From the streets of Stoke to the dramatic backdrop of the Brecon Beacons, Lloyds remains by their customer’s side.

The film was lit by Matias Boucard and edited by Jonnie Scarlett at The Quarry.  Post was handled by The Mill.  The script was written by Feargal & Patrick at Adam & Eve DDB and read by Imelda Staunton.

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