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Latest Work
(1-25 of 25)

Straight 8
"For the Record"
2 mins 40s
8 Dec 2019
It's no mean feat to conjure a marvellously daft piece of comedy like this while abiding by the cruel rules of straight 8. The fiendishly difficult format famously allows no editing and no postproduction and obliges the filmmaker to shoot chronologically, and record the soundtrack separately.

Dancing On Ice
"Music Box"
6 Dec 2019
ITV announce the new season of wintry competition show Dancing on Ice in charming style with this animated commercial.

Save The Children
"Coach Christmas"
5 Dec 2019
Save The Children have a festive coach ready to put some pep in even the most Scrooge-leaning character's step.

"Mince Pies"
6 Dec 2019
Christmas wishes can be sent from any situation thanks to Moonpig, and the online service ensures they'll be delivered damage and, er, flour-free.

I'm A Celebrity
"Tropical Tides"
6 Dec 2019
Perennial presenting partners Ant and Dec are still in dire straits in their latest outing for I'm A Celebrity.

Nintendo Switch
"Pokémon Sword and Shield"
6 Dec 2019
After a bumpy November launch, Nintendo attempt to drum up interest in their latest Pokémon game for the Switch with this immersive commercial.

People's Postcode Lottery
"Thank You"
5 Dec 2019
People's Postcode Lottery bring out the big guns for this 60" commercial, as the likes of Carey Mulligan, Olivia Colman, and George Clooney thank players for doing their bit.

Samsung Galaxy
5 Dec 2019
This Samsung-Star Wars tie-in feels like a loose remake of the brand's recent ‘Alpaca' film.

"Cracking Joints"
6 Dec 2019
Anyone who's seen/endured ‘Frozen II' will be familiar with the film's charades scene, which is also the launchpad for Iceland's Christmas campaign.

Bank of America
6 Dec 2019
One of two Bank of America commercials by directors Sophie and Walker Cole, this ad drills home the importance of a nest egg with a trip to the dentist.

Co-op Supermarkets
"BTM Brass Band Society"
4 Dec 2019
The Pogues' ‘Fairytale of New York' may reference the NYPD choir, but the Co-op choose to throw their weight behind the BTM (Bedwas, Trethomas & Machen) Brass Band this Christmas.

"True Story"
5 Dec 2019
Homeless charity Crisis loosely blur fact and fiction in this 60" appeal, as they hire an actor to relay one former vagrant's story.

"Thumbs Up"
4 Dec 2019
Online gambling has a new, unexpected consequence: unfettered limb-swelling. At least, that's if you believe this cheery PlayOJO commercial.

Edinburgh Gin
"Filled With Wonder"
5 Dec 2019
Edinburgh Gin mark their TV debut with a little help from Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons and their 1972 single, ‘The Night'.

Marks & Spencer
"Office Jumpers"
4 Dec 2019
Suffering from low productivity in the run-up to Christmas? Blame Marks & Spencer and House of Pain.

"Endless Journey"
5 Dec 2019
Hermés (the store, not the courier firm) have arrived in San Francisco, and the brand enlist the help of their trademark horse to mark the occasion.

Bank of America
"Big Boy"
5 Dec 2019
This wry Bank of America commercial taps into the frustration associated with a missing debit card.

"Merry Boursin"
5 Dec 2019
A Christmas party centred around soft cheese nearly drive a man to homicide in this commercial for Boursin.

Leif Vollebekk
"Blood Brother"
4 mins 25s
5 Dec 2019
They say you should never sit on the top deck of a bus on your own, but - as this likeable promo for Leif Vollebekk demonstrates - there is fun to be had on occasion.

Empara Mi
"What You Gunna Do"
3 mins 42s
5 Dec 2019
Death and rebirth lurk in the shadows of this dramatic music promo for Empara Mi's latest single.

5 Dec 2019
Money transfer business Azimo go against the grain of current anti-immigrant rhetoric.

Virgin Media
"Now That's Christmas-ing"
4 Dec 2019
The drag queen renaissance continues with a glitzy tree-topper come to life for Virgin Media.

Amazon Prime
"Mr Jones"
4 Dec 2019
A couple treat an elderly resident of their building at Christmas in a rather muddled addition to Amazon Prime's festive campaign.

"The Best Christmas"
4 Dec 2019
Those who stubbornly insist Morrisons are a poor man's Marks & Spencer will have a field day with this 30" plug for Yellow Supermarket's ‘The Best' range.

"Pure Joy"
4 Dec 2019
Experian are dreaming of a black Christmas with another Goth-led ad from their latest campaign.

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