He’s brave, he’s charming, and he’s legendary in an utterly foolish kind of way. The new campaign created by Wieden + Kennedy in Portland, Ore has launched with two ads featuring a fresh face at the helm of the self-deprecating take macho idiocy known as Legendary Man. Mustafa, move over because Axel, the whale-riding, rocket-driving, […]
Daniel Titz and Dorian Lebherz are studying at the Film Academy of Baden-Württemberg, and their school helped them produce this incredible spec spot about close brothers going back to the place of their youth.
Director Nick Waggoner and Sweetgrass Productions capture skiing in a new light in the British Columbian and Alaskan back country. With skiers wearing multicolored LED light suits and massive lights illuminating the landscape, this video reveals an astonishing new look at a rarely seen landscape.
Brilliantly directed by Peter Lydon, Scarlett Johansson plays a fictional home shopping television host, named “Paisley Mantooth” on the set of (SHOPATHON)RED’s parody infomercial. (SHOPATHON)RED is month long holiday shopping extravaganza launching on World AIDS Day, December 1 2015 – promoting more than 100 (RED) products, every one of which raises money for the Global […]
Quentin Tarantino is the ultimate cinephile and with that reputation, he is trying to preserve film’s legacy at all costs. Everything is shot on digital nowadays and maintaining the classic cinema style of the past can be quite costly but Tarantino isn’t letting that hold him back and come Christmas Day, ‘The Hateful Eight’ will […]
Dr. Bob Deutsch holds doctorates in Cognitive Neuroscience and in Cultural Anthropology. But he is no academic, ivory tower type. His specialty is knowing how leading ideas take hold in a culture and understanding the process by which people “attach” to products, situations, other people, and other types of entities. At CICLOPE Festival 2015, he […]
Armed with unguarded ambition and the vision to push boundaries beyond the unthinkable, Jetman Dubai and Emirates A380 take to the skies of Dubai for an exceptional formation flight. A carefully choreographed aerial showcase, conducted over the Palm Jumeirah and Dubai skyline, involving the world’s largest passenger aircraft and the experienced Jetman Dubai pilots Yves […]
Back in August, W+K Portland launched its “Make a Smellmitment” campaign for Old Spice, finally putting Terry Crews and Isaiah Mustafa together in the same ad, squaring off representing fragrances Bearglove and Timber with “And So It Begins.” Since then, the campaign has seen a slew of ads pitting the two pitchmen against each other […]
Every year the South African Society of Cinematographers (SASC) hosts the Visible Spectrum Awards to acknowledge outstanding local cinematography. This year there were over 150 entries and cinematographer / director, Wayne de Lange walked away with three awards for his corporate documentary and commercial cinematography. Read More
The International Emmy Awards honour excellence in television programming outside the U.S. This year 40 nominees from 19 countries were competing in 10 categories. South African film Miners Shot Down, which covers the Marikana Massacre, took home Best Documentary at The Emmy Awards in New York City last night. “We are continuously humbled by the […]
A baby warthog that a husband gives his wife for Christmas soon becomes a burden in a new TV spot for the French cable television channel Canal+.
A foul-mouthed former gymnastics bronze medalist must fight for her local celebrity status when a new young athlete’s star rises in town. You’ll Never Look at Gymnastics in the Same Light Again.
The Prada Galleria is the set of an imaginary battle, a figment of a childhood fantasy that involved de Wilde slicing it clean in two. The exceptional inner workings of the bag are revealed, rarely seen except by the artisans who create them, as the bag becomes a theatre set for childlike obsession.
Mentos sent out a group of shy adults to make some friends – gave them hidden earpieces and told them that ‘Communication Experts’ would tell them with exactly what to say. They weren’t expecting to hear five-year-olds but is there anyone better at making friends than kids?
Architects don’t give away their blueprints. Diners don’t fork out free meals. Personal Trainers don’t sign over their intellectual property on spec. This video pokes fun at the speculative creative bidding process in new business pitches. Zulu Alpha Kilo believes there’s a better way for agencies and clients to find the perfect match. A brief […]
Written by Matt Fitch and Christopher Baker it’s the first full colour graphic novel from Dead Canary Comics. ‘Reddin’ is illustrated by the talented Conor Boyle who is one half of ‘Disconnected Press‘ and coloured by gifted artist Greg Menzie. It’s a fifty-five page graphic novel telling a tale of Cowboys and Demons in the […]
Last Thursday night we were treated to an awe-inspiring photographic exhibition by the super talented Thomas Ferreira a.k.a the landscape hunter, showcasing exceptional landscapes from around the globe. if you missed it the exhibition will run until 19th November and close with a very exciting live art performance and charity auction. Contact The Landscape Hunter […]
PLENTY Studio was commissioned to create a short animated story based on ‘Alice In Wonderland’ and the came up with is nothing short of amazing. Visit Good Books website.
The BFI looks after one of the most important collections of film in the world – films from as early as 1895 to the latest British features just released in cinemas. But film is fragile. And restoring and preserving it is expensive. As a charity we rely on the generosity and support of film-lovers such […]
CICLOPE Festival is the only international event fully dedicated to the “craft” in moving image. In the last few years, it has become a platform for directors, creatives, artists, producers, digital creatives and clients to share knowledge, be inspired and celebrate the best work. Over the past five years Ciclope has grown to become a […]
‘The Sounds of Silence’ is the latest offering by talented young film maker Dan Mace. Shot on the stunning “Wild Coast’, the film documents the adventures of two young female surfers on a road trip through the magnificent landscape of South Africa’s Eastern Cape. We also represent some super hot talent at the moment – […]
Centered around the incident of a student at the University of Cape Town who flung poo at the statue of Cecil John Rhodes – a British imperialist – as well as the events which transpired thereafter, this film is intended to reach an international audience through the universal relevance of its subject matter. What exactly […]
For their first ever fashion film, retailer mytheresa.com collaborated with French fashion house Balenciaga. ‘Une Incroyable Excuse’ is a two minute short that marries humour and whimsy with Balenciaga’s elegant aesthetic. The film, set in one of Paris’s most renowned culinary haunts, Caviar Kaspia, tells the story of a mysterious and peculiar portal to another […]
The story is told through Decontee David, an ebola survivor who uses her immunity to help others affected by the disease. By immersing the audience in Decontee’s experience, ‘Waves of Grace’ allows the viewer to share her experience of illness, recovery, mourning, and perseverance. The a collaboration between Vrse.works, the UN Millennium Campaign and Vice […]
Honda teams up with stop-motion/animation genius to put its history on paper in this Amazing 2 minute spot.
For this year’s campaign, David Beckham teamed up with superstar comedian Kevin Hart to showcase their favourite pieces from the H&M Modern Essentials collection. In the film, Kevin Hart plays a method actor preparing to take on the role of David Beckham in an upcoming – and unfortunately fictional – film about the former soccer […]
Kelvin Jones : Call You Home from Joe Connor on Vimeo. “Yup, that really is a TV in space, for real. I created this video by sending a vintage Sony TV into orbit on a weather balloon provided by Sent Into Space, surrounded by cameras so as to capture this spectacular footage hovering above the […]
UrbanMosadi© is a brand that Specialises in leather accessories, with an authentically African Accent. Handmade West African fabrics are rich in the history they carry, from the intricacies of the patterns to colours and hand woven panels, they tell a story. This lookbook encapsulates just that. Conceptualized by urbanmosadi | http://urbanmosadi.blogspot.co.za/ Directed by Max Mogale […]
Starring: Bobby Cannavale, Olivia Wilde, Ray Romano, Ato Essandoh, Max Casella, P.J. Byrne, J.C. MacKenzie, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Juno Temple, Jack Quaid, James Jagger, Paul Ben-Victor
Umkhungo (The Gift) from Mannequin Pictures on Vimeo. Set in the slums of Hillbrow, an overpopulated urban area of inner city Johannesburg, Umkhungo tells the story of Themba, a young boy shrouded since birth by paranormal events; most say haunted by the ancestors. When his mother is murdered, and his father dies in mysterious and […]
13000 children were born on September 11, 2001. Watch the inspiring story and message from one of them, Hillary O’Neil.
Banksy’s new anti-theme park could be the place where all your dreams come true—so long as your dreams involve rusted-out buildings, dying princesses and mobile homes as rides. And maybe they do! If so, you’ll love the new commercial that the street artist just released. We’ve all seen the pictures of Dismaland, but this new […]
'Problem Child' – Cannes New Director Showcase / 25th Anniversary from Scoundrel on Vimeo. There’s nothing autobiographical in this piece by Tim. After all, the child depicted is named Thomas. “Problem Child” featured in the film project 25×25 – made by 25 of the best directors (Jonathan Glazer, Michel Gondry, Traktor, and Noam Murro amongst […]
In honor of Peace Day, September 21st, Burger King is inviting McDonald’s to team up to create the McWhopper — a burger built for world peace. If they say yes, we’ll mark this ‘burger wars” ceasefire with a one day pop-up McWhopper shop in Atlanta on Peace Day, halfway between our two headquarters. Visit mcwhopper.com […]
Al Bairre & PH.Fat teamed up as part of the Xperia Mashlab on 5FM presented by Sony. The idea was to take 2 bands from different genres and give them 3 weeks to write and record a song from scratch. This is what they made. DIRECTOR – DANIEL LEVI DOP – JAMIE RAMSAY EDITOR – […]
John Lewis’ new ad ‘Tiny Dancer’ features an adorable child dancing to Elton John
Banksy has been secretly assembling his own Disneyland-inspired creation in this West Country seaside town, and it’s not exactly the happiest place on Earth. Dismaland, opens to the public Saturday and sits on the 2.5 acre site of the Tropicana lido, is the shadowy artist’s first “bemusement park,” and it’s packed full of subversive artworks.
The Short Film starts Chancelor Bennett, who plays a depressed kid who comes across a mysterious website.
Homme Less, the new documentary exploring the complicated life of homeless male model Mark Reay, opens at New York’s IFC Center on August 7. Directed by Thomas Wirthensohn, the film chronicles the bizarre world of the 56-year-old who lived on the roof of a friend’s apartment in Alphabet City for six years whilst holding down […]
The Drum Content Awards honour the agencies, brands and publishers who create the most engaging, compelling and exciting content in the industry. One thing’s for sure, all of this year’s contenders are bound to be better than the two ‘digital natives’ in the video above.
HSBC – Lift Running a business is about more than just the numbers — it’s about people and human ambition. To encapsulate this, Grey London has created a film depicting one man’s journey, from the launch of his company in 1974 up until the present day, and tells the story of everything he’s experienced in between: the […]
Creative Producer: Janette de Villiers Head of Production: Debra Stubbs Director: Mandla Shonhiwa Editor: Warren Mac Carthy Share the Love of Yoga – just R200 provides a child with weekly yoga lessons for year in South Africa! http://earthchildproject.org/share-the-love-of-yoga/ The Earthchild Project is a Non-Profit Organisation operating in the Western Cape, South Africa. We offer complimentary […]
CHALLENGE YOURSELF! You have only one week to submit your work at CICLOPE Awards at an Early Bird special rate. Pick your best works before July 31st, and make them shine among the crème of the advertising and broadcast production industry. Judges are the most influential people in the industry, including Pete Favat (Deustch Inc.), […]
The Documentary film is an attempt to change the misconceptions that people have towards camel wrestling festivals; a cultural heritage that is struggling to stay relevant in an increasingly modern Turkey. As opposed to popular conception that camel wrestling just like bull-fighting, cock fighting or dog fighting is mans evil doing, the truth is that […]
“Very seldom do you come across a space, a time like this, between act and act, where you may simply stop and be.” The kaleidoscopic beauty of AfrikaBurn 2015 captured through the eyes and lens of a photographer and a filmmaker. Directed and Filmed by Dewald Brand Narration and Photography by Max Mogale Edited by […]
There are always two sides to every story – in this love story of two halves you’ll witness both.
The first ever Short&Sweet Music Video Awards Show took place on 31 March 2015 at the Youngblood Gallery in Bree Street, Cape Town. The first music video awards festival in South Africa to give credit to the people behind the lens, Short&Sweet received over 200 submissions in 11 categories.
Anna Kendrick stars in the Kate Spade New York’s #missadventure video series. The beautiful actress is dressed in the brand’s latest collection.
A new take on the life of the beloved Apple pioneer, and while Fassbender looks even less like Jobs than Kutcher did, he surely hopes to carry the role with his on-point mannerisms and delivery.