David Reviews

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ALEX BOUTELL HAS A TANTRUM

tantrum are known for being selective and rarely expand their roster - the last time they brought a new director on board was in January 2016, and before that was way back in 2012. So for accomplished 4Creative director Alex Boutell to be brought into the fold, he must be a perfect fit for their team.


What's his story? He studied film and developed a passion for cinematic visuals which helped secure a job at 4Creative. He's made full use of the superb apprenticeship provided by the broadcaster and - over the years - has directed a hugely eclectic array of films for them.


How would you describe his style? A cinematic flair combined with a gift for intimacy. He's also handy with combining camera moves and post work to create a distinctive look.

Check out this 'product recall' film which helped to promote the Channel 4 series 'Humans'.


Speaking of dramatic visuals, it takes a confident director to handle the mammoth task of C4's Paralympic coverage, especially when the content might be controversial.

Following the hugely successful 'Superhumans' campaign, Alex directed the follow-up - Supervillains.



Hard-hitting stuff, tantrum must be excited to get started. They can't wait to see how Boutell's creative talents will blossom in adland - and DAVID's pretty interested to see what he does next too.

For more information on Alex Boutell or anyone else on the tantrum roster, get in touch with Will Waters viawill@tantrum.tv or give him a ring at 020 7439 9105.

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