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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]