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straight 8 shootout 2022 is coming to London for UK premiere

straight 8 shootout 2022 is coming to London for UK premiere

Written by Joe Jackson on Jun 29, 2022. Posted in Awards and Festivals

The straight 8 shootout 2022 is coming to London. Short films were made by 21 creative companies for the Cannes edition of the shootout. Now, the films will premiere in the UK. Each film is two-and-a-half minutes long, created on one roll of super 8 with no post-production. The films will premiere in the UK on Thursday 30th June, at the Prince Charles Cinema Screen 1, in the heart of Leicester Square.

New York agency Big Spaceship expands to West Coast

New York agency Big Spaceship expands to West Coast

Written by Joe Jackson on Jun 29, 2022. Posted in General Interest

New York-based creative agency Big Spaceship is expanding to the West Coast. The expansion means the company will be closer to long-term clients such as Starbucks. At the same time, the move is designed to support new business partnerships with the likes of Amazon. Managing Director Stacey Zimmerman will lead the expansion, having relocated to Seattle for the opportunity.

Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker star in Plant Chicken spot

Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker star in Plant Chicken spot

Written by Joe Jackson on Jun 27, 2022. Posted in Production News

Celebrity couple Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker have collaborated with Daring Foods to support their Plant Chicken range. Daring spent a night with the newlyweds at West Hollywood’s Chateau Marmont, two days after their marriage in Las Vegas. The company developed four special recipes for the couple to enjoy, and the shoot captured the pair’s adoration of Plant Chicken as well as their love for each other.

BBC Scotland and Screen Scotland launch initiative for emerging TV directors

BBC Scotland and Screen Scotland launch initiative for emerging TV directors

Written by Joe Jackson on Jun 27, 2022. Posted in General Interest

BBC Scotland and Screen Scotland are searching for the next generation of unscripted television directors. The initiative will give eight candidates the opportunity to produce and direct their first documentary with BBC Scotland and BBC iPlayer. ‘Masterclasses’ will be offered by industry experts and practitioners throughout the project, nurturing the directorial voices of Scotland’s incoming filmmaking talent. Applications are now open, and closing date is scheduled for 12 July 2022.

Cadbury spot shoots in Malaysia

Cadbury spot shoots in Malaysia

Written by Joe Jackson on Jun 24, 2022. Posted in Production News

Johan Stahl has directed a new spot for Cadbury Chocolate. The project – named Bus Ride – reminds views to be careful about judging a book by its cover. The two-day shoot took place at night in Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia. A floating police escort allowed the crew to move around the city’s heavy traffic.

ITV’s I’m a Celebrity… franchise expands to two new territories

ITV’s I’m a Celebrity… franchise expands to two new territories

Written by Joe Jackson on Jun 24, 2022. Posted in Production News

ITV's hit show I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! has been commissioned for the first time in Mexico and French Canada. Canada’s Quebecor Content has commissioned a French-language version, with a launch date on TVA soon to be announced. The Mexican edition is produced by Acun and airs on Azteca. The addition of the two regions will bring the number of territories to have commissioned the I’m A Celebrity… format to 16.

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