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DAVID M. HELMAN ARRIVES AT KODE.
9 April 2020

Kode are pleased to welcome California-born director David M. Helman to their crack team of UK directors.

The Mission Viejo native arrives shortly after the release of his ‘Unite’ ad for Nike’s Air Jordan brand, which uses slick editing and a propulsive drum beat to show what team players are truly capable of.



Helman is perhaps best known for his promo work, having shot eye-catching videos for artists like Flying Lotus, Inhaler (his first Kode production, as it happens), and Glass Animals. DAVID spoke to Helman about his ‘Black Mambo’ promo for Glass Animals back in 2015, and the results still stand up to this day.


Such work kept Helman on Kode’s radar for some time, and executive producer Alex Harman is pleased to finally seal the deal: “He and I had been chatting for some time, and we finally met in LA last year. We were keen to get a project under our belts before tying the knot, so I’m pleased to now be launching David off the back of his recent promo with Inhaler.”

Helman himself adds: “The team at Kode has an undeniable energy and an infectious drive for excellence. I’m incredibly excited to be working with the Kode team in the UK.”

Click here to see more of David M. Helman's work, then ring Kode's Dan Mallerman (dan@kodemedia.com) or Leanne Tarvin (leanne.tarvin@kodemedia.com) on 020 8133 5633.

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