Shots Awards 2016

Last week we saw the industry gather for the 2016 Shots Awards at The Brewery in East London. Ivan’s The Times & Sunday Times ‘Heart of the Story’ took home a Silver whilst Ringan’s Nike ‘The Switch’, Jeff Nichol’s P&G ‘Strong’ and Sara’s Mr Burberry ‘The Departure’ were all awarded Bronze awards. Thanks to Shots for another great ‘do’.

Ciclope 2016 Winners announced!

Congratulations to Daniel Kleinman, whose title sequence for ‘Spectre’ was awarded Gold and to Sara Dunlop, who took home a Gold and Silver for Mr Burberry ‘The Departure’ for Writing and Direction. Other winners include Ringan’s Audi ‘Duel’, his promo for Massive Attack’s ‘Voodoo in My Blood’ and Sara’s powerful Barnardo’s ‘Believe in Me’.

The full list of winners can be found here.

UKMVAs 2016 Shortlist Announced.

The UKMVAs have announced their shortlist and Ringan’s Massive Attack ‘Voodoo in my Blood’ features heavily.

The music video, which is currently In Competition at Raindance,  has been shortlisted  for:

Best Alternative Video – UK
Best Choreography in a Video
Best Editing in a Video
Best VFX in a Video
Massive Attack are also shortlisted for Best Video Artist and James Hackett has been shortlisted for Commissioner of the Year
Congrats to everyone who worked on it.

Jeff Nichols’ ‘Loving’ to hit cinemas in November

Jeff Nichols’ highly anticipated feature, ‘Loving’, is set to hit cinemas this November. The film, based on a true story and starring Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga, was In Competition at this year’s Cannes Film Festival and is tipped for success at the Oscars in February. ‘Loving’ tells the story of an interracial couple’s fight to have their marriage recognised in Virginia in the 1950’s and their legal battle to change the law in their home state.

Watch it here

2016 Clio Shortlist Announced

Congrats to Jeff Nichols, Pete Riski and Ringan Ledwidge on each having a film shortlisted at the 2016 Clio Awards. The following films were shortlisted for this year’s awards:

P&G ’Strong’ directed by Jeff Nichols
Medium: Film
Entry Type: Product/Service
Category: Short Form (between one minute and five minutes)

Wrigley’s ‘Sarah and Juan’ directed by Pete Riski
Medium: Integrated Campaign
Entry Type: Product/Service
Category: Integrated Campaign

Nike ‘Strong’ directed by Ringan Ledwidge
Medium: Film
Entry Type: Product/Service
Category: Other

For full shortlist click here


Cannes Lions 2016

Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity saw Ringan pick up 2 Silvers, one for his Massive Attack ‘Voodoo in My Blood’ music video and one for his Sainsbury’s ‘Christmas is for sharing’ ad. Pete also won a Silver and a Bronze for his Wrigley’s ’Sarah and Juan’ commercial. Jeff Nichols was awarded a Bronze for his new P&G ‘Strong’ ad, his first foray into the commercials world.