I thought he was having a laugh, but soon realised that he was giving me the opportunity of a lifetime! A huge shout out to the generous cast and crew who donated their time to make this possible. After the shoot, when I was cutting it together, the creative director, Danny Searle, turned to me at lunch and very casually asked if I would like to start directing ads. Isabel Aitchison Original Music: You really get to see how the whole process works from ground level. July 26, 7: I never thought this would be a market for me, but having been over there a few times shooting I really enjoy the challenges involved – overcoming the language barriers and realising that at the end of the day we all, creatively, speak the same language. Screen Australia announced production funding for 18 documentary projects through the Documentary Producer and Documentary Commissioned programs.
As for funny stories, there are heaps, from being drunk under the table by a three-foot tall production girl, to working a hour day in degree heat in a building without air conditioning. The ability to make different little films all the time, using all the big film toys and working on my skills as a director. See more of Plaza Films on Facebook. Obviously ‘Thrifty’ because everything came together so well. One of the first spots I ever directed was for Snickers and it was all underwater shot on the Great Barrier Reef, that was a lot of fun. It’s about showcasing the benefits of a modern digital bank with a human touch. Paul Middleditch’s ‘Big Ad’ would have to be one, Barton Landsman’s ‘Drunken Monkey’ and I really like the Corona ad, ‘Where you’d rather be’ , with the surfer in Puerto Escondido, it may not even be Puerto but its just such a great ad – one shot, beautifully lit, with a great sound track and whenever I see it I can’t help but smile.
I still remember that day like it was yesterday and I can guarantee that Danny is sick of hearing me tell the story. I thought he was having a laugh, but soon realised that he was giving me the opportunity of a lifetime! I guess the real challenge is making something that appeals to everyone.
Was it a challenging spot to get right? The defending army rallies with bloodcurdling calls, and begins flying arrows and deploying all manner of weaponry to repel the attackers.
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You know what, even though I haven’t been doing it that long, I have been lucky enough to direct a whole bunch of cool commercials all over the place. Overly abusive language also adds nothing to any discussion and will not be published. Seriously – filns every guy wear a stupid hat?
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And the Mentos job I just did with BBH China, stinking hot, a long day shooting and because it was only two weeks ago it’s still fresh! It’s awesome that it’s done so well in so many different markets.
Leave a comment Name or pseudonym required. I have to say each one is memorable in its own right, be it good or bad. Darryn Gordon Marketing Manager: This site is a moderated blog. The Real Story” in tie with “Top of the Lake”. You’ve recently directed a couple of spots out of Asia.
Everything just seemed to line up perfectly with that job. Latest jobs Retrieving latest jobs. Isabel Aitchison Original Music: Somebody kill those disgusting hat wearing hipsters in this ad! Seth Gantman Creative Director: Paul’s latest spot for Cox Communications. Tristan Milani Production Designer: Dave Klaiber started in the industry a decade ago as a runner, signing with Plaza Films five years ago developing his career under the watchful eye of director Paul Middleditch.
How the big hair loss brands target male insecurities. Plaza Films added 3 new photos. I got to go away, doing what I love, with my best mates, to the middle of nowhere and live in a massive snow cave that took us a week to build. It’s a Lamb Side Story. Stephen Clark Agency Producer: His big break came fioms he was working on a “making middleditchh video for Visa Worldwide with Piece Brosnan. Spotlight on Female Directors: Matthew Pickering Senior Marketing Manager: I never thought this would be a market for me, but having been over plazq a few times shooting I really enjoy the challenges involved – overcoming the language barriers and realising that at the end of the day we all, creatively, speak the same language.
Paul Middleditch Managing Partner: Has it ,iddleditch you a unique perspective on the film making process?
Leave a comment Name Optional. Obviously, we do not allow ‘ poaza speech ‘ or comments that are seen as a personal attack, defamatory, degrading or prejudicial to an individual or company. The spot sees folms medieval armies preparing to face off, one side charging the other in an apparently monumental, howling assault of swords, armour and many hundreds of marauding warriors. The tag states “Battle scenes are better with extras”. I knew the biggest challenge was going to be getting the casting right.
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Alexis Kaplan Line Producer: What do you love about directing commercials? Taking over Palm Beach! An interesting article about director Amanda Blue’s start in the industry and her journey from documentary filmmaking to commercials.
Projects include feature-length documentary Jelena; Unbreakable, which tells the remarkable story of Jelena Dokic – an elite tennis star who beat the best in the world with a mental toughness few could match. All of whom have had incredible influences on my career, and have taught me valuable lessons and shaped me as a director.
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Tawny Reyes-Ruden Cost Consultant: Series plaxa Episode 7. Plaza Films February 7 at 6: The campaign is brought to life through the characters of Dotti and Leon – two young people who move effortlessly through their day, taking advantage of the many innovative services ANZ provides to make its mmiddleditch lives easier.
Funnily enough, the actors chosen were, as one group, the second guys on the casting tape. Betty Roland Prize for Scriptwriting. I see it as a great challenge, and the opportunity to broaden my skills. Sabrina Elizondo Senior Producer: