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DARK ENERGY WELCOME SYE ALLEN.
10 July 2018

Sye Allen says he's "ready to spread his wings" as a director by signing with Dark Energy for commercial representation.

As well as shooting numerous TVCs in his career so far, Allen has also shown plenty of entrepreneurial spirit by spearheading Apostle - the production wing of agency St Luke's. Having carved a niche for himself there, Allen believes "the timing felt right" to seek new challenges as a Dark Energy man.


His new colleague - Executive Producer Matt Brown - thinks Allen's skillset gives him a headstart: "Sye has a distinctive cinematic style that will really complement our roster. He's also incredibly technical, which further enhances his visual storytelling techniques'.

Such scope is apparent in this mock-epic for Mooncup. Riffing on barechested scything drama 'Poldark', the film tracks an eighteenth-century couple as they ride through the night on horseback... only for Allen to subvert expectations with a wry time jump.


Allen has already completed his first Dark Energy project - a piece for footwear brand Dune - so HQ are keen to keep the momentum going.

So for more on what Sye Allen can bring to your next shoot, ring Dark Energy's Matt Brown on 07976 257 431 or email him via mattbrown@darkenergyfilms.com.

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