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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Shots talks with Hamish Rothwell about how his idiosyncrasies have helped propel his career and why challenging expectations is key. For nearly 20 years Hamish Rothwell has been making some of the funniest ads in the business, and he remembers that it was his very first success that taught him an important lesson, that “the more idiosyncratic you […]
James Gray directs Taco Bell’s newest faux movie trailer with James Marsden. Spoofing the sci-fi genre, Marsden sets off on a mission to bring nacho fries back home. The trailer was also an AdWeek Ad of the Day, learn more here.
Kiku Ohe directs Louis Vuitton’s new Tambour Horizon Campaign, starring Sophie Turner, Justin Theroux, Urassayas Superbund and Lui Haoran. With the theme of fearless journeys, the short film shows Theroux, Superbund and Haoran in different parts of the world while Turner reflects on her travels and the journey of self-discovery.
“With a little hustle, anything is possible.” Superprime co-founder Rebecca Skinner talks with Exceptional Alien about recent projects, the ever-changing entertainment industry and “easy” living in LA. ON WHERE YOU’RE FROM Auckland, New Zealand. ON MOVING TO THE USA Initially, I moved for a guy who I met on a commercial I did in New […]
“The Favourite” has an epic 10 Oscar nominations, including Best Picture! Additional nominations include Yorgos Lanthimos for Director, Olivia Colman for Actress in a Leading Role and both Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone for Actress in a Supporting Role. A dark-hearted period comedy, the film tells the story of two cousins, Weisz and Stone, vying […]
We are pleased to announce the signing of Sean Baker to our roster for US commercial representation. Sean Baker is a director, cinematographer, producer, screenwriter and editor best known for his independent films “Tangerine” and “The Florida Project.” “Tangerine,” shot entirely on an iPhone 5S, premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and was released […]
Loren Denis directs EA FIFA’s 19 World Tour. The tour brings together some of the most prominent names in sports and music in various cities around the world. In the most recent stop, NYC, New York Giants’ star receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and Harlem’s own A$AP Rocky go head to head at Kith’s NYC office with founder Ronny […]
Yorgos Lanthimos speaks with The New York Times about his primal depiction of contemporary life in his movies, including his newest film, The Favourite. Read the full feature below. This June, the Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos traveled to Ingmar Bergman’s former residence on Faro, a remote Swedish island dotted with dairy farms and ancient limestone […]
Johnnie Walker “12 Years,” directed by Kiku Ohe, is a Creativity Editors Pick. The spot celebrates the progress that occurs in all of us over the course of 12 years. and invites us to take a moment to reflect on the steps forward and backward that have shaped us, developed our character and helped define […]
Director David LaChapelle headlined this year’s Ciclope Festival, an event dedicated to film craft in advertising and music videos, which took place in Berlin on November 8th and 9th. LaChapelle took the stage for a live interview as part of the festival’s line-up of speakers that included Lance Acord, Academy-award winning editor Kirk Baxter, and directors Crystal Moselle, […]
Yorgos Lanthimos is profiled in Shoot’s Fall 2018 Directors Issue. Read the full interview below. A Best Original Screenplay Oscar nominee in 2017 for his English-language directorial debut The Lobster,Yorgos Lanthimos—whose Dogtooth received a Best Foreign Language Film Oscar nod six years earlier—now finds himself once again in the awards season conversation, this time for The Favourite (Fox Searchlight). His […]
Check out the new Google Pixel 3 collaboration with Terrence Malick. Shot entirely on the new Pixel 3 phone, this project was an amazing journey with Droga5 and the entire Google team.
Superprime’s Managing Director, Rebecca Skinner, chats with Little Black Book in “5 Minutes with..” LBB: What did you do before you fell into the world of production? Were you quite single-minded growing up or did you flit around industries before finding your calling? Rebecca: Back in the day I dabbled in front of the camera, […]