David Reviews

 "You're not an artist, Peggy. You solve problems." Don Draper.

DARK ENERGY WELCOME LAUREN MIDWINTER.
29 July 2021

Dark Energy have brought filmmaker Lauren Midwinter to their roster of directors.

Hailing from the Midlands, the up-and-coming talent works as both a director and creative director as the project demands. She has already shot campaigns for prominent brands all over the world, and her work has been screened at international festivals and on major online platforms.


Midwinter originally trained at Drama Centre London - a background which continues to imbue her films with a focus on character and performance. She's well-known for her ability to coax great performances from her cast, and her blend of stylistic visuals and narrative sensitivity has made her a popular choice across many different formats.

Whether turning her hand to documentary-style films or scripted TV, Midwinter's endless fascination with human stories ensures her projects are invariably inquisitive, thoughtful, and emotionally authentic.


We loved Lauren's talent and enthusiasm from the first meeting. She's a great addition to the roster and we look forward to working with her.

 ”

This distinctive mix of story and aesthetic is something Dark Energy are eager to add to their offer, as founder Matt Brown conveys the team's excitement at their new signing. "We loved Lauren's talent and enthusiasm from the first meeting. She's a great addition to the roster and we look forward to working with her."


For more information about Lauren Midwinter, contact Dark Energy's Anna Allgrove on 07855 406 650 or email annaallgrove@darkenergyfilms.com.

News

JABU NADIA NEWMAN GOES TO PARK PICTURES.

South African director and photographer Jabu Nadia Newman has joined Park Pictures in both the UK and US.


GARY FORRESTER LANDS AT TENTHREE.

Soho outfit tenthree have confirmed the signing of editor Gary Forrester.


TWO'S COMPANY AT COMPANY 3.

Colourist Jean-Clément Soret and executive producer Ellora Soret have joined the already formidable ranks at Company 3.


RSA ADDS JADE ANG JACKMAN

RSA have added Jade Ang Jackman to their roster for UK and EU representation.


PULSE FILMS WELCOME ASIF KAPADIA.

Asif Kapadia, the man behind documentaries 'Senna', 'Amy', and 'Diego Maradona', has joined Pulse Films for global representation.


ADRIANA LEGAY SIGNS WITH FINAL CUT.

Transatlantic editing company Final Cut have added Adriana Legay to their US roster.


VINCENT RENE-LORTIE HEADS TO HENRY

Canadian director Vincent Rene-Lortie has signed to HENRY for representation.


FILM KLAXON: LOTUS.

A new film by director Ollie Wolf aims to ''celebrate the transformative force of the bike'' in the vein of Skate Kitchen, Rocks, or Mid90s.


ROLLO HOLLINS JOINS ARMOURY.

Dalston-based production company Armoury have added Rollo Hollins to their directing roster.


TV KLAXON: VIGIL.

BBC One's Vigil and a new recruitment campaign means there's no escaping the Royal Navy right now.


A GOSHDAMN NEW SIGNING FOR BANG TV.

Canny directing duo GoshDamn have joined Bang TV for commercial representation.


RSA AND BLACK DOG SIGN SOMAYEH

RSA and Black Dog Films have signed Iranian-born filmmaker Somayeh for UK and EU representation.


TV KLAXON: MONEY HEIST.

Pandemic permitting, expect to see plenty of red boiler suits and Salvador Dali masks this Halloween thanks to season five of Money Heist.


RSA ENLIST SIMON PEGG.

Multi-talented performer and writer Simon Pegg has joined RSA Films for global representation.


J.B. BRAUD ARRIVES AT HENRY.

Director J.B. Braud has joined HENRY for commercial representation in France.


EVA DOLEZALOVÁ SIGNS TO RSA AND BLACK DOG

Award-winning writer and director Eva Dolezalová has signed to RSA and Black Dog Films for representation across the US and UK.


GOT FIVE: SWIMMING.

Here are a few ads and music videos that complement this summer’s Olympic and Paralympic waterworks.


BRAD LUBIN LANDS AT ANOTHER FILM COMPANY.

American comedy director Brad Lubin has completed his move to Another Film Company.


MINDSEYE TURN UP THE MUSIC.

Commercial production company MindsEye have added a music video wing to their already strong offer.


RENEE ZHAN JOINS BLINKINK.

Chinese-American animation director Renee Zhan has signed with Blinkink for commercial representation.


DAVID NIPS TO THE PLAYSTATION STORE.

Sony's digital marketplace, the PlayStation Store, is a lot like IKEA: vast, windowless, and full of unusual names.


TV KLAXON: FRACTURE

PRETTYBIRD directors Bradley & Pablo have worked with Channel 4 and fashion house Balmain to create new mini series Fracture.


A BED IS NOT ENOUGH.

Homeless charity Depaul have opened a bed store with a difference to highlight the struggles of young people across the UK.


ALY MOFFAT LEVELS UP AT 2AM.

Dedicated executive producer Aly Moffat is now managing director at 2AM Films.


IT'S DARLING FOR SCOTT GRUMMETT.

Darling Films have signed specialist food and drink director and photographer Scott Grummett to their roster for representation.


News

David Reviews - Lovely Lenzie Ltd, Woodbourne House, Seven Sisters, Lenzie, G66 3AW. Telephone: +44 141 776 7766. Editor: Jason Stone.