Ben Quinn chats with shots about three things that inspire him including his favorite director’s oeuvre, the musician he loves to hate, and that one old master’s painting he can’t get out of his head. Read his “Art of Advertising” below. Steve McQueen We have a lot of mind-blowing directors at Superprime, but when Steve […]
Every legend has an origin story. Christopher Wallace, AKA The Notorious B.I.G., remains one of Hip-Hop’s icons, renowned for his distinctive flow and autobiographical lyrics. The Malloys direct “Biggie: I Got a Story to Tell,” a documentary that celebrates Biggie’s life via rare behind-the-scenes footage and the testimonies of his closest friends and family. The […]
Damien Chazelle directed two spots that aired during Super Bowl LV. First is “Flat Matthew” for Doritos. The spot features a “flat” Matthew McConaughey who puffs back up with the help of Doritos 3D Crunch. Along with being an Ad Age Editors Pick, the spot was featured in The Hollywood Reporter, shots, and Adweek, and topped the “best […]
Steve McQueen chats with The Atlantic about creating “Small Axe” for a streaming audience in “Steve McQueen’s Ethos of Generosity.” Steve McQueen has an eye for the tiniest of details. The British director’s first short film, Bear, depicts how a series of looks exchanged between two men builds into a physical showdown. His debut feature, Hunger, tells the […]
Matthew Heineman co-directs “Tiger” for HBO, a documentary series illuminating the rise, fall, and epic comeback of global icon Tiger Woods. Containing “incredible insight into the golf legend’s personal struggles,” the two-part series premiered Sunday, January 10th. Heineman and co-director Matthew Hamachek chat about the series with Forbes, here.
The Malloys direct “Generation E” for General Motors. The film is part of the “Everybody In” campaign, launching GM’s brand new logo and promoting its upcoming wave of electric vehicles, which will release later this year. Watch the film below and check out Forbes’ deeper look at the film and campaign, here.
We are very excited to welcome Sir Steve McQueen to our roster of talented filmmakers. We will be producing his advertising work in collaboration with his London based production company, Lammas Park. “Steve is a visionary and a pioneer, both as an artist and a filmmaker,” says Rebecca Skinner, Managing Director/Executive Producer at Superprime. “His […]
Hannah and Adriana direct “The Drew Barrymore Show,” part of Saturday Night Live’s 46th season premiere, hosted by Chris Rock and Megan the Stallion. The parody shows a faux Barrymore, impersonated by Chloe Fineman, on her talk show describing herself as “a boho, free-spirit, mommy mother movie star, since I was 6,” and chatting with […]
Taylor Swift took home the 2020 VMA award for Best Direction for her work on “The Man.” Produced by Superprime Films, the video was Swift’s directorial debut. Congrats to Taylor on this much-deserved win! Watch her full acceptance speech below.
“We started with this basic idea that everything was going to be shot vertically. And then that helped dictate what we were going to shoot and what kind of story we were going to tell.” Damien Chazelle directs “The Stunt Double,” the latest short film in Apple’s “Shot on iPhone” campaign, filmed on an iPhone […]
Hannah & Adriana chat with shots about comedy during the internet age, what Saturday Night Live has taught them about collaboration, and how to become funnier than your neighbor’s 12-year-old kid who downloaded TikTok last week and has a million followers. Hannah and Adriana show up to the zoom call, hailing from living rooms in LA and New York. […]
Taylor Swift writes and directs “Cardigan,” the first video from her newly-released “Folklore” album. Produced by Superprime, this is the second collaboration between Swift and Superprime. Working with cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto, the video was filmed safely under full COVID protocols.
Ben Quinn chats with The Poolhouse about some of his iconic work including “Fifth Ward Saints” for Dicks Sporting Goods and his quarantine film he made with his son Billy. Full interview below.
Ben Quinn chats with Little Black Book about his quarantine film which he collaborated on with his son Billy. When you decided that you wanted to make a film with Billy, what were your starting points? Were you quite fixed on a concept and focusing it around football early on? Yeah, the football-sized hole in Billy’s […]
Samuel and Gunnar are featured in Little Black Book’s “My Biggest Lesson” where they share lessons they have learned while directing together and their secret to ongoing collaboration. When did you start working together? Has collaborating always felt natural? We started working together in the year 2000. Before then, we came from a very similar […]
Ben Quinn’s new quarantine film follows his son, Bill, through a hauntingly empty Los Angeles. Below is a director’s statement from Ben about the film. If I was granted a wish, Id like to see my boy Bill play football again. Without having a genie in the bottle. I decided to make a film as […]
Little Black Book shares details of our ongoing series Three Things. What three things are keeping you sane, connected, and inspired in these most unusual times? That is what Los Angeles-based production company SUPERPRIME wants its roster of directors to answer. Three Things is a new weekly newsletter and social media feature that provides teasing glimpses into […]
Taylor Swift transforms into “The Man” in her latest music video. Produced by Superprime, the video is Swift’s directorial debut and the latest video from her Lover album. Watch the full video below.
Yorgos Lanthimos shoots a cover and fashion story for the February issue of Vogue Ukraine, dedicated to the European cinema. With actress Margaret Cuelli as the model, “The Part of the Body Where the Ankle Meets the Thigh” is set in a fake London workshop, where models of body parts are made for filmmaking. See more […]
“Inevitably these are the moments at which I was frequently alone, left to connect to the world–––its humor, its intrigue, its terror, its beauty, its sorrow, its romance–––with what I had in company, a camera.” Michael Lawrence’s new spread for WRPD Magazine, “Normal Romance,” features images he’s captured over the last 10 years wandering the […]
Live horses roam LA in another dynamic collaboration with Gucci and Yorgos Lanthimos. The lavish Spring/Summer 2020 campaign, which includes print and a film, brings models and horses through the streets of Los Angeles and to the prestigious Chateau Marmont hotel, enjoying ostensibly human activities such as going to the car wash, getting stuck in […]
Sam Taylor-Johnson shares some of her favorite inspiration–––and some fun surprises–––with shots in “On My Radar.” What website(s) do you use most regularly? The BBC, IMDB Pro, Vice, The Criterion Collection and La Garconne. What’s the most recent piece of tech that you’ve bought? Leica M10 because I love cameras especially Leicas. I tend to have one on me at […]
“Having the actors and models interact with the environment, juxtaposed against these ancient sculptures and hundreds of years old walls felt very exhilarating. The process seemed at the time like a rehearsal for a future play or the beginnings of a creation of a ritual that these people in the photographs would keep repeating for […]
“Just do it..in jeans.” Michael Lawrence directs and shoots Wrangler’s latest film and print campaign, which invites the world to “Wear With Abandon.” Learn more through the Muse by Clio feature, here.