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educational drama

40 minute, cinema-level educational drama featuring Bill Paterson, Tim Dutton and many other well known characters from British TV and radio, including The Archers, Hollyoaks, and Coronation Street.

The story of a family business, struggling with the pressures of an IPO, it was created for the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales, this is the second in a series of films created to teach improved corporate governance to c-suite and audit teams around the world.

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promtional film

2 minute promo film to showcase the sights and sounds of the Culture Mile:  a partnership of four leading UK arts, culture and learning institutions led by the City of London Corporation: Museum of London, The London Symphony Orchestra, The Guildhall and The Barbican Arts Centre.

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kinetic typography

90 second kinetic typography animation for Dechert, covering the firm's history and key themes of their work.

Kinetic typography is a motion graphics technique to animate the text to express ideas in an engaging and informative way.

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Barbican dance film

A 6 minute dance film, commissioned by the Barbican Arts Centre, made in collaboration with Boy Blue Entertainment.

Made over the course of one night, as the Barbican slept, we shot a short dance piece to be used as part of the Barbican's "Hip Hop Matters" season. The brief was to use the Barbican's incredible cavernous foyer area, an icon of the brutalist school of architecture, as inspiration and backdrop for the piece.

One drone-mounted camera, twelve dancers and a hundred pints of coffee later, here are the results




dechert corporate video

35 minute drama for law firm Dechert, starring Phil Davis, Simon Rouse and Nigel Whitmey.

Featured in the Wall Street Journal

A dynamic educational drama highlighting issues of fraud and bribery in large multinationals. Intended to teach improved corporate governance in both the developed and developing worlds. Translated into five languages, with screenings around the world at organisations including: The World Bank, NASDAQ and the London Stock Exchange.

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Barbican corporate video

6 minute film for the Barbican Arts Centre created during their "Weekender: We Create" interactive performance and technology event.

The film is intended in part as a document of the event, but also as an architectural study, following the ebb and flow of visitors as the interact with the Barbican's unique foyer area.

Featuring the hypnotic music of Danceroom Spectroscopy and extended use of a steadicam on a segway!

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educational drama

35 minute educational drama starring some of the UK's finest TV acting talent, highlighting issues of cybersecurity, fraud, corporate governance and ethical decision making in a high pressure corporate environment.

The film has been translated into 15 languages and used to train over 250,000 people around the world, licnces by a divers range of organiations: accountancy firms, banks, the public sector, regualtors and universities, including Deloitte, KPMG, Crowe Horwath, EY and PWC.

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