13th October 2015
Six of the best creative commercials – Part 1
Jonathan Glazer's surreal intrigue, Pes' car load of cut-outs, Karen Cunningham shows what girls are made of, Rollo Jackson's fast track for Nike, Nick Ball's funnies, and Martin Stirling's shocking message

Channel 4, indents directed by Jonathan Glazer, Academy Films

Honda, Paper directed by Pes, RESET

Barbie, Imagine the Possibilities directed by Karen Cunningham

Nike, Acronym directed Rollo Jackson, Somesuch

Mount Franklin, Epic directed by Nick Ball, Finch. Also see Pot Noodle, The Ring directed by Nick Ball, Blink Productions here

RSA, Anatomy of a Split Second directed by Martin Stirling, Partizan


Channel 4, Idents

Director: Jonathan Glazer
Production company: Academy Films
Producer: Simon Cooper
Photography: Alex Barber
Production Design: Chris Oddy
Production Manager: Bugs Hartley
Editor: Paul Watts @ The Quarry
Post Production: One of Us
Audo Mix: Johnnie Burn @ Wave
Composer: Mica Levi
Advertising Agency: 4 Creative
Creative Director: Chris Bovill / John Allison
Head of TV: Clare Brown
Exec Producer: Shananne Lane

Honda, Paper

Directed by PES
Production Company: RESET
Managing Director: Dave Morrison
Executive Producers: Jen Beitler & Jeff McDougall
Head of Production: Amanda Clune
Producer: Stan Sawicki
Director of Photography: Eric Adkins
Production Designer: John Joyce
Motion Control Operator: Mark Eifert
Motion Control Asst: Calvin Frederick
Animation Supervisor: Eileen Kohlhepp
Animators: Amy Adamy, Sihanouk Mariona, David Braun, Julian Petschek, Javan Ivey, Jen Prokopowicz, Brandon Lake, Ranko Tadic & Quique Rivera
Illustrators: Jerrod McIlvain, Nicole Cardiff, Vincent Lucido, Arwen King, Meghan Boehman, Monica Magana, Kei Chong, Trevor Brown & Alex Theodoropulos
Set Dresser/Painter: Veronica Hwang
Illustration Coordinator: Evan Koehne
Art Department: Nate Theis, Ellen Ridgeway, Melissa Quezada
Editorial Company: Rock Paper Scissors, Santa Monica
Editor: Stewart Reeves
VFX & Finishing: A52
Executive Producer: Patrick Nugent
VFX Supervisor and Lead Flame: Andy Raphael Barrios
Producer: Lusia Boryczko
Pre-Viz: Ranko Tadic, Ingolfur Gudmundsson
Colorist: Tommy Hooper
Online Editor: Dan Ellis
Sound Design: Factory UK
Sound Designer: Phil Bolland
Advertising Agency: RPA
Chief Creative Officer: Joe Baratelli
Executive Creative Director: Jason Sperling
Creative Director/Art Director: Ken Pappanduros
Creative Director/Copywriter: Chuck Blackwell
Senior Copywriter: Chris Bradford
Art Director: Laura Crigler
Copywriter: Josh Hepburn
Chief Production Officer: Gary Paticoff
Executive Producer: Isadora Chesler
Producer: Matt Magsaysay
Head of Production: Lou Allen
Mix: Lime Studios
Re-Recording Mixer: Dave Wagg
Executive Producer: Susie Boyajan

Barbie, The Possibilities

Production Company: Slim Pictures Inc.
Director: Karen Cunningham
Director of Photography: Jeff Cutter
Executive Producer:Tom Weissferdt
Line Producer: Suzie Greene Tedesco
Music House: De Wolfe Music / Andrew Know Music Productions
Edit / Visual Effects House: No6
Editor: Andrea MacArthur
Executive Producer: Crissy de Simone
Post Producer: Yole Barrera
Flame Artist: Verdi Sevenhuysen
Colorist: Bob Festa at Company 3
Agency: BBDO San Francisco
Chief Creative Officer, Worldwide: David Lubars
Executive Creative Director: Matt Miller
Executive Creative Director: Steve Rutter
Sr. Copywriter: Adam Balogh
Sr. Art Director: Jason Moussalli
Executive Producer: Patti Bott
Senior Producer: Lisa Christman

Mount Franklin, Epic

Director: Nick Ball
Executive Producer: Karen Bryson
Managing Director: Corey Esse
Producer: Helen Morahan
DOP: Geoffrey Simpson
Production Designer: Neville Stevenson
Agency: Saatchi & Saatchi NZ
Executive Creative Director: Corey Chalmers
Head of Content: Jane Oak
Account Director: Lucy Sparks
Editor: Drew Thompson @ Method Studios
Post-Production: Blockhead VFX

RSA, Anatomy of a Split Second

Director: Martin Stirling

Production company: Partizan
Miranda Johnstone – Producer, Partizan
Carl Burke – DOP, Partizan
Kevin Konak – Editor
Post Production – Smoke & Mirrors
Sophie Harrison – Post Producer, Smoke & Mirrors
Jon Clarke – Sound, The Sound Factory
Silas Hite – Music
Agency – Irish International BBDO
Dillon Elliott – Copywriter
Clayton Homer – Art Director
Dylan Cotter – Executive Creative Director
Noel Byrne: Agency Producer