“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.
The Malloys direct Nike Shanghai’s new campaign, a Creativity Editors Pick. Nike has fun with China’s passion—and hang-ups—around the sport of basketball in a humorous new campaign from Wieden & Kennedy Shanghai. Directed by the Malloys via Superprime, the trio of ads center on three hard-working citizens—a dumpling maker, a milk farmer and a teacher—who blame […]
NIMIC, the newest film project from Yorgos Lanthimos, premiered at the Locarno Film Festival on August 9. NIMIC was produced by Rekorder Berlin, Superprime Films and Merman London in association with creative agency Droga5 London. Written with longtime collaborator Efthymis Filippou and featuring Oscar-nominated actor Matt Dillon and Daphne Patakia (Winner of the EFP’s Rising […]
We are pleased to announce the signing of filmmaker, photographer, and visual artist Sam Taylor-Johnson to our roster for US commercial representation. Taylor-Johnson began her career exhibiting fine-art and then creating multi-screen video works, winning the Venice Biennale’s Illy Café Prize for Most Promising Young Artist and receiving a nomination for the Turner Prize. She […]
Samuel & Gunnar’s series of Hollywood-style idents for McDonald’s UK McDelivery are an AdAge Creativity Editors Pick. Covering a range of genres, including action, sci-fi, western, kung fu and romcom, the films feature McDelivery turning up in the doorway of different movies. Read the full article here.
Yorgos Lanthimos photographs the Gucci lookbook for Men’s Cruise 2020 where an ‘army of off-beat beauties are skipping and leaping through the halls of a Renaissance palazzo stuffed with classical treasures.’ See the full lookbook i-D here.
Superprime’s Managing Director Rebecca Skinner chats with shots and Little Black book about her role as the Cannes Lions Film Craft Jury President. “It is a time where I feel we are all more open (or should be) to new work and new ideas. Something that is unique and well crafted will stand up. Big […]
We are excited to announce the signing of writing and directing duo Hannah & Adriana to our roster for US commercial representation. Hannah Levy and Adriana Robles have written and directed comedic shorts for Comedy Central, Funny or Die and SNL. This past fall, Hannah & Adriana joined SNL for its 44th season as the […]
Shots interviews Sean Baker about his career, future projects, and being a “two decade long overnight success.” Congratulations on signing with Superprime, how important is it for a director like yourself to have representation? Thank you. I’m very excited about being repped by Superprime. Their reputation precedes them and it is humbling to a part of […]
Loren Denis’ new film, “Paris Loves US,” is featured in shots. Full article below. Directed by Loren Denis and Anthony Vibert, this new short film called Paris Loves US focusses on the movement of the same name, one that is a feeling and a spirit as much as anything else. Founded by Camille Tanoh, Nawfel Ouaamar and […]