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THE BUREAUCRACY OF ANGELS.

Commuters who typically bury their heads in newspapers and smartphones may wish to look up in King’s Cross St Pancras.

As part of Transport for London’s ‘Art on the Underground’ scheme, Pundersons Gardens directors Broomberg & Chanarin have shot a thought-provoking film inspired by the ongoing refugee crisis… narrated by a singing hydraulic crane.


Displacement is a recurring theme in Broomberg & Chanarin’s work. Filming off the Libyan coast and in Sicily’s Port of Pozzallo, the duo capture the human and material cost of the ongoing crisis.

While refugees endure dire odds and freezing waters, doomed vessels await destruction in a Sicilian shipyard. Fittingly, the musical crane sings ‘Terra ca nun senti’ - a folk ballad about the dangers of seeking a better life.

Cinema St Pancras.  

The film plays near the St Pancras Eurostar terminus from September 28th to November 25th 2017. Got a spare twelve minutes before your next train? You know where to go.

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JAMES LEES JOINS OUTSIDER

Director James Lees has joined Outsider Films.


ATTILIO THE HUNGRY

Attilio Gianfrancesco has bolstered the marketing team at film production company MindsEye and he's determined to give a further boost to their impressive momentum.


BURGER GRAB JIM FIELD SMITH.

Accomplished film and TV director Jim Field Smith has joined Burger Films for commercial representation.


NICK AND CHLOÉ JOIN BLINK ART.

Directors-stroke-photographers Nick West and Chloé Claverie have joined Blink Art for UK representation.


PODCAST: THE PRODUCTION SERVICE SECTOR.

We gathered four people who work in the production service sector to shine a light on their world.


TOBIAS GRANSTRÖM BRINGS HOME THE BACON

Bacon have signed internationally acclaimed Swedish director Tobias Granström to their roster.


ACCLAIMED DIRECTOR WIZ JOINS MY ACCOMPLICE

Acclaimed director Wiz has joined the roster at My Accomplice where he will continue to ply his trade across all forms of film-making.


CAVIAR SIGNS JESSY MOUSSALLEM

Caviar have signed up and coming Lebanese filmmaker Jessy Moussallem to their roster.


PERFECT VISION FOR CHRIS LIGHTBURN-JONES.

Experienced production designer Chris Lightburn-Jones has joined Vision for commercial representation.


MANES DUERR JOINS AGILE FILMS.

Director and sports fiend Manes Duerr has joined Agile Films for UK commercial representation.


ONKEN PUT THE 'YOU' IN YOGURT.

We imagine food brands receive all manner of exotic flavour requests - many of which are beyond the reach of modern science. Yogurt brand Onken and Karmarama think they’ve found a compromise.


AGENCIES COLLABORATE FOR #SUMMERSOWHITE

#SoWhiteProject has launched their latest endeavour in the fight for equal representation: #SummerSoWhite.


SET SAIL WITH SEA HERO QUEST VR.

Deutsche Telekom and Saatchi & Saatchi London look to build on the success of their Sea Hero Quest game by launching a virtual reality (VR) edition.


SONNY LONDON UNEARTH YOUNG IRISH STAR

Sonny London have added rising star James Fitzgerald to their roster of directorial talent.


STINK SWOOP FOR LAUREN CARIS COHAN.

Filmmaker and all-round creative Lauren Caris Cohan has joined Stink’s global roster.


CARLSBERG'S THEORY OF PROBABILITY.

To mark their one-hundred-and-seventieth anniversary, Carlsberg have resurrected their founder, J C Jacobsen, for a special TEDx talk in Copenhagen.


THE STATE OF MODERN JOURNALISM

Jon Snow used the platform provided by The TV Festival in Edinburgh to describe the existential crisis facing journalism.


JAY HUNT BAKES OFF AND BOWS OUT.

At this year's TV Festival, Channel 4's Jay Hunt was bullish about the decision to nab The Great British Bake-Off from the BBC.


ZAK RAZVI IS FURLINED

Furlined have signed acclaimed director Zak Razvi for US and UK representation.


DARYL CHASE JOINS TOMBOY FILMS.

Filmmaker Daryl Chase has signed with Tomboy Films for commercial representation.


EVA MICHON HEADS TO BRF

BRF (B-Reel Films) have signed award-winning director Eva Michon to their roster.


FIVE FAVOURITE... AD SONGS

Musical ads have long been an industry mainstay... so here are five of our favourite.


AGILE FILMS WON'T PANIC

Agile Films have signed design and animation studio Panic to their roster.


ANOTHER SUPERHERO FOR ROGUE.

Barney Richard has become the latest high profile arrival at Rogue in their bid to recruit all of London's top sales and marketing people.


ENID LONDON'S DOUBLE FEATURE.

Got a couple of free slots in your movie diary? Well, you’re in luck: two of the directors looked after by ENID London have released trailers for upcoming films.


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