THE LEGEND OF SHALIMAR
Bruno Aveillan guides us on a sweeping journey through India as he gloriously illustrates the tale that inspired Jack Guerlain in the 1920s.
In this PSA for the New Zealand Transportation Agency, Derin Seale stops time to deliver a chilling message to drivers about the dangers of excessive speeding.
Believe Media announces it's new comedy division. Founding partners David Lyons and Roderick Fenske (pictured here) along with Luke Thornton (not pictured here) are pleased to announce the creation of Dapper, a brand-spanking new division of Believe dedicated solely to comedy. The first shoot went off without a hitch with David bagging six Grouse and one director.
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In his third collaboration with The South Australia Tourism Commission, Jeffrey Darling directs a soaring, cerebral, entertaining portrait of Adelaide, Australia.
MAN OF STEEL
Zack Snyder delivers a dramatic glimpse of one of the most highly anticipated films of the season, Superman, Man of Steel. In an epic reimagining of the classic saga, Snyder brings spectacular vfx and new interpretative depths to this mythologized character. Snyder's flair for action and visionary storytelling has made Man of Steel one of the summer's biggest box office successes. Snyder recently confirmed a sequel to Man of Steel featuring Superman and Batman's first onscreen meeting to be released in 2015.
Jake Nava continues to push the music video format forward, recently directing three films for Beyonce's self-titled album including Partition, Flawless and Grown Woman. His video for The Arctic Monkey's "Arabella" has garnered much attention for it's gritty, burning rock and roll aesthetic. He has also been shooting a host of television commercials, both in London and the US.
Floria Sigismondi's signature brand of otherworldly artistry continues to capture the creative sphere with her most recent work. The gender-bending "The Stars (Are Out Tonight)" video for David Bowie; Desperado Beer's tattooed carnivale; and Pink's grittier side of glamour for Cover Girl.
In Loving Memory
1944 - 2013
Our dear friend and long time collaborator passed away on April 18th, 2013. Partners Liz Silver and Luke Thornton have worked with him for almost 3 decades on music videos, commercials, and concert films. In the past couple of years, Storm directed a film about Syd Barrett, produced by Believe Media, which will be on the festival circuit and in general release in 2014.
ONLY THE NAME REMAINS
Antony Hoffman takes Idris Elba (The Wire, Mandela) on a ride in his latest blockbuster-style campaign, “Only The Name Remains,” for the Toyota Avalon with Burrell Chicago. Hearkening back to Believe’s early work on the iconic BMW Film Series, the Avalon campaign is divided into three episodic spots for TV and web. The adrenaline-fueled narrative follows Elba In the middle of a getaway in the urban cityscape. The Toyota Avalon serial joins the list of Hoffman’s recognizable auto campaigns for Nissan, Mercedes, BMW, Cadillac and Lexus.
Wendy Morgan makes you feel the spirit with the video for French group C2C’s catchy hit, “Happy.” This gospel revival is a hit with the music video elite, voted one of Videostatic’s Best Music Videos and winner of 3 London International Awards.
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anthony mandler c/o Black Hand Cinema
In the official visual for Jay Z's "Holy Grail" featuring Justin Timberlake, Anthony Mandler invites the viewer to embark on an erratically paced tour of the darker side of success and excess.