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, […]
Director Loren Denis shares her “Essentials List” with Little Black Book, which includes a dreamy staycation spot, her pet camera, and the best kebab in town. Lifestyle Place of birth: Paris Hometown: Paris Staycation: Up north in my mom’s country house, in ‘baie de somme’ Vacation: Greece Pet: My Olympus Muji II (!)… besides […]
Superprime’s Managing Director, Michelle Ross, shares her “Day in the Life” with Muse by Clio. Sales has been something I have done since I was 18. It started with selling cars to get myself through college. I have a work ethic like no other. I like to be busy, work hard, and—as anyone who knows […]
We are pleased to announce the signing of Yorgos Lanthimos to our director roster for US commercial representation. Lanthimos is a multi-award-winning director whose first English language feature film “The Lobster,” starring Golden Globe nominee Colin Farrell, won the Jury Prize at the 68th Cannes Film Festival in 2015. The film also won Best Screenplay […]
The Malloys direct Google Chrome’s new campaign “Don’t Be a Browser.” Google partnered with Virtue, the agency born from Vice, to create the campaign to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Chrome. The spot reminds us that the internet has become a fundamental part of our everyday living and opens up the door to do, create, […]
The Malloys collaborate again with NBA champion LeBron James on the “Come for the Crown” trailer for the 20th anniversary edition of NBA 2K. James gives a first look at his new Lakers jersey while letting the world know that the throne is still his and he has no plans of relinquishing it. In addition […]
The trailer for Matthew Heineman’s “A Private War” is officially out. The film stars Oscar-nominated actress Roseamund Pike and co-stars Stanley Tucci and Jamie Dorman. The biopic tells the ill-fated story of Sunday Times journalist Marie Colvin, groundbreaking reporter in some of the most dangerous, war-torn regions on earth. The film opens in limited release, […]
Hamish Rothwell directs Smirnoff’s new campaign, “Welcome to the Fun,” which condenses comedian Ted Danson’s wit and charm into bite-sized six and fifteen-second ads. Danson is joined by other celebrities in the campaign, including LGBT activist Lavern Cox, actress Jenna Fischer, “Queer Eye’s” Jonathan Van Ness and comedian Nicole Byer. The campaign, produced […]
Mike Berstein directs HotelTonight’s new midly saucy campaign, “Lets Have a Threeday,” which features three ads that may suggest something a little more outré than a Friday to Sunday jaunt. Comedian Rachel Feinstein (Trainwreck, Crashing, Last Comic Standing) stars in the spots, planning “threeday” with her friends with strategically placed sound effects like a blender, […]
The first trailer for Damien Chazelle’s “First Man” is officially out. The film stars Ryan Gosling as Neil Armstrong making his infamous first man steps on the moon. The film is Chazelle’s follow up to the Oscar-winning “La La Land,” which also starred Gosling. The film additionally stars Claire Foy as Janet Armstrong, Neil’s wife. […]
LBBO’s Laura Swinton recently spoke with Superprime director Kiku Ohe on his previous and past work. On filming his first feature “The Lines” in California: “California is such an interesting and strange place. Once you get out of the city it is pretty stunning. The severeness of the desert. The landscape is really interesting to […]
When Michael Lawrence pitched his take on Oakley’s new campaign, he was excited by the prospect of taking on both film and print—giving him the opportunity to take a deep dive into the campaign and individual athlete stories. “It’s rare to be able to spend this long on a project,” says Lawrence. “We were working […]