LIA AWARDS 2017 – Shortlist

The final round of shortlists have been announced for the LIA awards and our work has been shortlisted for an incredible fourteen awards. Amongst the shortlists are Jose Cuervo ‘Last Days’ for Direction and Barnardos ‘Believe in Me’ for Direction Campaign. Congratulations to everyone shortlisted.

UKMVA 2017 – Shortlist

Jack Whiteley & Laura Brownhill’s video for Elton John’s ‘Bennie and the Jets’ has been shortlisted for three UKMVAs! It’s shortlisted in Best UK Pop Video, Best Editing & Best Production Design. Fingers crossed for 27th October when the winners are announced!


The Shots awards nominations have been announced… and Rattling Stick have been nominated for five! Andy Mcleod’s Great Ormond Street Hospital – ‘Ordinary World’ was nominated for Best Charity Ad, Jack Whiteley’s ‘Bennie and the Jets’ for Elton John was nominated for Best Music Video, while Ringan’s ‘Last Days’ for Jose Cuervo and ‘Duel’ for Audi were both up for Best Commercial Up to 60 Seconds. On top of that Ringan’s also up for Best Director! We’re looking forward to the big night in November and to congratulating all the winners.

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The APA Collection 2017

Rattling Stick are excited and honoured to have four pieces of work included in the APA Collection 2017.

Sara Dunlop’s Barnardo’s ‘Believe In Me’, and Pete Riski’s Instrumentarium ‘By the Grave’ both featured, as well as two from Ringan Ledwidge; Audi ‘Duel’ and Jose Cuervo ‘Last Days.’ Congratulations to all involved!

The Last Stand

We are incredibly proud to support Gundeep Anand and his team in The Last Stand, a standalone initiative founded by Gundeep, which mashes-up sport, music and culture with the aim of breaking down religious and cultural barriers bringing together disparate communities across London.

Ringan wins Direction award at AICP

Ringan’s Audi ‘Duel’ took home awards for Direction, Editing and VFX at last night’s AICP Awards. Congratulations to everyone involved on the project.

Ringan wins Best Director at British Arrows

We saw the first combined British Arrows Campaign and Craft Awards this month, with Ringan winning the highly acclaimed Frank Budgen Best Director award along with two Silvers for Audi ‘The Duel’. Ringan’s Nike ‘The Switch’ was also awarded a Bronze in the Sports category. Congratulations to all the winners on the night!

Bennie and the Jets launches in Cannes

Jack Whiteley and Laura Brownhill direct the first ever video for Elton John’s iconic track ‘Bennie and the Jets’. The pair were chosen as part of Elton John and Youtube’s #EJTheCut, with their futuristic video being premiered in Cannes. Jack and Laura were onstage with Elton John when the video was revealed to the press for the first time.

Sara’s Barnardo’s Still Flying High

The incredibly powerful Barnardo’s ‘Believe in Me’ campaign, directed by Sara for FCB Inferno, continues to make waves since its launch in November. With in-depth features in Creative Review, Fast Company, Creativity and Marketing week, the genre bending films have clearly struck a chord. The campaign’s central 60’ TVC won a silver at Ciclope, whilst ‘Gymnast’ took home two coveted pencils at this year’s D&AD awards. The overall campaign is shortlisted for ‘Best Campaign’ at tonight’s British Arrows Awards. Good luck to Sara and everyone who worked on the campaign.

ADCAN 2017 Now Open!

ADCAN Awards 2017 film competition is now open and this year it’s gone global by partnering with 3 UK & 3 US charities. In today’s climate, it’s more important than ever to support diversity and fairness for all. So we’re proud to support ADCAN to promote deserving causes and new industry talent.   Check out Josh’s launch film here

Creative Circle Launch New Foundation

Creative Circle have launched the Creative Circle Foundation which, starting in 2017, will educate 20 creative students each year.  The foundation aims to relieve the financial pressure which is increasingly preventing talent from learning and working in London.  They will also help a number of students from outside the London, live in the capital.  The Creative Circle has pledged that 100% of all membership fees, along with 10% of the award entries, and any profits from this year’s awards ceremony at the Roundhouse will go towards funding the charity foundation.  

The Hollywood A-List Awards

We are proud to announce that Ed’s Mencap ‘Here I Am’ & Jeff Nichol’s P&G ‘Strong’ have both been shortlisted at this year’s A-List Hollywood awards. You can read the full shortlist here