DIRECTOR'S REEL


FILM-MAKER: BACKGROUND

London based film-director with a slick and stylised visual style -  awarded a Bronze at Cannes Lions in 2017, nominated for a YDA at Cannes 2014, MASA, La Jolla 2013 and other prestigious film making awards, my career background spans from degrees in architecture and graphic design to running an international boutique fashion creative/content agency as Creative Director. Alongside film-making, I can be found tinkering with classic cars or spinning records as a turntablist under the alias Cooks... Pop me a line and say 'allo! 


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AGENDA SOFTWARE 60' DC

COMING SOON


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AVON MARK EPIC LIP

COMING SOON


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PORSCHE 718 GTS LAUNCH FILM - BOXSTER + CAYMAN

Awaiting final music / sfx  / Vfx...

The 718 GTS Cayman and Boxster in a tunnel of lights - in camera! 

DOP: Maher Mala

 


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GLORIA 30' TVC

COMING SOON


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VERTU CONSTELLATION - 90' EXTENDED EDIT - MAKING EXTRAORDINARY

'Creating the world's best luxury mobile phone'. This commercial follows a Vertu craftsman in a montage of stimulating macro images studying the textures of luxurious materials and precision led craft, cut to a rhythmic score of titillating sound FX.  A visual technique of ‘matching frames’ links contrasting images - close enough to hear the scalpel; smell the leather; see the dust..

Director: Ehsan B
Producer: (Exec.) Abi Hodson/Melodie Roulaud at Wanda Productions (London)
DoP: David Procter
Editor: Sam Ostrove @ Cut n' Run
Sound Design: Gary Walker @ 750 mph
Colourist:Steffan Perry (Framestore)
Editor: Sam Jones @ Cut n' Run
Creative Agency: Chi & Parnters

-NOMINATED FOR A CANNES YDA AWARD 2014 - CLICK HERE

-NOMINATED FOR A BEST SOUND DESIGN AT MUSIC AND SOUND AWARDS 2014 - CLICK HERE


GUERLAIN - OUESSANT BLACK BEE ISLAND - 60" VO version.

A ‘day in the life’  following beekeeper Jacques Kermagoret. We Invite the viewer to explore the secluded Island of Ouessant - a distant haven preserved and protected from the rest of a ‘polluted’ world.

Full length: https://vimeo.com/104910940

Directed by Ehsan B
Produced by Wanda Paris
Exec. Producer Helene Segol
Producer Francois Dupont
DoP Luke Jacobs
Editor Phillpe Roche


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SUZUKI - SWIFT - PUSH YOUR LIMITS

The Suzuki Swift skids and slides around an  industrial complex towards the grand open road in a series of spectacular manoeuvres -   intercut with a cricket hero -  Ab  de Villiers, Luke Atkins the parachute-less skydiver and olympic boxer Vijender Singh - 'all pushing there limits!'

Director Ehsan B
Produced by Ransom Films
Dop Berd Wondollek
Editor Lucian Barnard
Grade Framestore
Agency Dentsu
Music Production Des Detboi
Sound design Morne Marais


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PORSCHE E-HYBRID- CINEMA AD' - ECHOES FROM THE FUTURE

Cinema commercial for the E-hybrid range of electric cars including the 918, Cayenne and Panamera. The brief: three white cars in a studio -  study the design details that run through the entire Porsche DNA / electric-range.  With a time-travelling themed VO' - the retro laser idea and in-camera lighting approach ss a nod to Porsches heritage and looking ahead - pioneering the future of automobile technology. 

Director - Ehsan B
Produced by Wanda Hamburg
Agency Creative Director - Faris Aadam @ Keko
EP - Mandy Kothe
Producer - Christopher Manz
DP - Berndt Wondo
Post Producer - Annalena Kircher
Editor - Tom Seil
Post - Harvest Hamburg
Colourist - Rémy De Vlieger
Music Production - Klangerfinder Stuttgart


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BMW - LEAVE YOUR MARK - X RANGE / X6 TVC

BMW's range of  'X-series' off-road cars 'conquering' a variety of terrains as we escape the city. The concept behind the commercial was to feature grand 'Xs' along the way.  

Dop - James Henry
EP / Producer (Ransom Films) - Suhana Sharma / Salil Khurana
SA Service Production - Magic in motion
Post UK - Unit TV
Post Producer UK - Ian Luxford
Editor - Andris Gants
Music composition - The Gifted @ Headquarters Music
Colourist - Simon Astbury @ Unit


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RIVER ISLAND SS13 - MORNING AFTER (SHOPPABLE / INTERACTIVE FILM)

A 'stoppable' click to buy interactive film - designed for the user to pause and purchase product at any point in the film. 

Creative Director / Director: Ehsan B
Production: White Lodge
LA Production: Good Co.
Exec Producer: Stephen Whelan / Brian Welsh
DoP: Larkin Sieple
Offline Edit: Sam Ostrove at Cut n' Run
Colourist: Richard Fearon at MPC
Creative Agency: Studio Boulevard

 

-TO READ AN ARTICLE WITH 1.4 BLOG FOR THE IDEA BEHIND THE FILM - CLICK HERE

-NOMINATED FOR THREE AWARDS AT LA JOLLA FILM FESTIVAL INCLUDING BEST FASHION - CLICK HERE


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JAGUAR x Mr. PORTER - F-TYPE vs. FTYPE

A wet and slippery race scene between two F-type's... Shot at Rockingham circuit, the user can select between Black or White car POV. 

Director Ehsan B
Producer Melodie Roulaud @ Wanda London
DoP James Henry
Editor Phil Currie @ Stitch
Colourist Richard Fearon @ MPC
Sound Mix Gary Walker @ 750 Mph

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MUMBAI SCIENCE - DEJAVU PROMO

An oddball half-human, half grape-faced monster lets off some steam - despite how much trouble he gets into, he just cannot stop himself from misbehaving (over and over again...) An off the cuff, journey through the mundane market stalls of East London, where the chaos of the day unfolds as our deformed dude refuses to take any more crap!

Director: Ehsan B
Producer: Melodie Roulaud at Wanda Productions (London)
DoP: Luke Jacobs
Editor: Sam Ostrove @ Cut n' Run
Grape man: Graham Dickson

-TO READ AN ARTICLE WITH 1.4 BLOG FOR THE IDEA BEHIND DEJA VU - CLICK HERE

-PROMO NEWS PICK OF THE WEEK! - CLICK HERE

-CREATIVE REVIEW POSTED TOP 6 MUSIC VIDEOS - CLICK HERE


HUGO BOSS feat. Jon Kortajarena - CREATE THE LOOK - LOOKBOOK (no-text)

A neat and simple lookbook film featuring Jon Kortajarena demonstrating various ready to wear tailoring combinations for different occasions. We rotate around three looks - Business, evening and occasion stitched together seamlessly gradually moving from detail close-ups to full outfits. The film is purposed primarily for in-store screens and an online micro-site showing how one can mix and match different sizes.  

Director: Ehsan B
Production in house: Public Motor 
DoP: James Henry
Talent: Jon Kortajarena
Editor: Dirk Stoppe 
Colourist: Matt Osborne @ MPC
VFX: Ben Braun
Score: Jessica Dannheisser


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LOUIS VUITTON : 'SPOT' THE DIFFERENCE FILM 1 & 2 - KUSAMA

While the room spins to the verses of Yayoi Kusama's poem "Love Forever", viewers are invited to literally spot five differences between the two films. Louis  Vuitton cast and styled blogger Bip Ling to play our doll-like lead.

Concept / Director: Ehsan B
Producer: Stephen Whelan (Exec.) / Louise Gagen (Line) for White Lodge
Doll Girl: Bip Ling (Blogger)
Set-Design: Mickey Hollywood
Styling: Bay Garnett
Poem: Yayoi Kusama

-TO READ AN INTERVIEW WITH PSFK - HOW FILM AND MULTIMEDIA ARE DOMINATING FASHION - CLICK HERE

-TO READ AN INTERVIEW WITH ONE POINT FOUR - ONE DOTTY TAKE - CLICK HERE


YSL x WONDERLAND MAGAZINE

Directed by Ehsan B for JN / Studio Boulevard
Stills Photography by David Oldham


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FELIX SCHOELLER - POWER OF PAPER - CORPORATE TRAILER

Felix Schoeller is the worlds largest paper manufacturer who produce a variety of base / untreated papers for different uses.

From the monumental to the personal, in each vignette we feature a benefit of a particular product (i.e. the variety of colours of Decor paper and it's weather resistance) whilst overall celebrating the role of paper throughout culture, time and more personal stories.

Directed by Ehsan B
Produced by Wanda Germany
Exec. Producer Mandy Kothe
Producer Julian Brayshaw
DoP James Henry
Editor Sebastian Plamadeala / Stephen Wilhelm                                                                        
Colourist Verena Von Waidenfels
Post-Production / Online by Harvest Hamburg
Score composed by Jessica Dannheiser
Sound mix Killian Bohn at Harvest Hamburg                                                                              
Creative Agency  Service Plan Munich

-SHOT'S AD'S OF THE WEEK - CLICK HERE

-EDITOR'S PICK OF THE WEEK AT LITTLE BLACK BOOK - CLICK HERE


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