J&B Whiskey Serves
A series of fun films I directed for J&B Whiskey to be featured on their new website. Also shot all the photographs.
Film and Photos for Website
Our/London Vodka
Series of films I connected, shot and directed for the launch of Our/London Vodka, a micro distillery in the heart of Hackney that has been developed in conjunction Pernod Ricard.
360 Film & Photo assets
Glenmorangie Unseen
Film Documenting Dry Stone artist Dan Snow's process as he creates a sculpture for Glenmorangie. Directed by me.
Creation of Dan Snow's "Rock Springs"
Film and series of animations I directed about Jamie Hewlett's collaboration with Absolut Vodka. Used from facebook to web to the dominator at Oxford circus and escalators.
"London" with Jamie Hewlett
Absolut Elyx Akademi
An internal film I directed for Absolut and their Akademi programme.
The Absolut Elyx Akademi.
Glenmorangie Unseen
Directors cut of a film I made for Glenmorangie about the making of their signet in wood and copper with artists in france and San Francisco as well as a studio shoot of the final pieces in London.
"Celebrating our Emblem"
Chivas Regal
I had great fun on this film - I shot with the whisky creator at the distillery in Scotland, designed and directed the 3d previz of the bottle and then shot a serving scene with Japanese actors in London..
Mizunara launch film
Chivas Regal
A film directed by me for Chivas Regal whiskey and design house pininfarina.
4 Films about design partnership with Pininfarina
Campo Viejo
New global advertising shots for Dominio and Gran Reserva. Agency : Cake
Global Advertising
Internal film I directed for Absolut about the production of Vodka.
The fine art of Absolut's Vodka production.
Absolut Elyx
The legendary Toby Cecchini making an Absolut Elyx Martini in they brand home at the distillery in Sweden
The legendary Toby Cecchini
Belvedere Ibiza
A selection of images from my lifestyle shoot for Belvedere in Ibiza.
Lifestyle product shoot
Absolut Elyx
Film I directed for Absolut Elyx starring Jack Hubbard, showing how to make the perfect Copperface cocktail.
The Elyx Copperface cocktail.
Film I directed about Glenmorangie distillery and the unique copper stills that are used to create its whiskey.
"Tallest Stills"
Film for Glenmorangie about Dr Bill Lumsden, the man who creates most of their whiskies.
Portrait of whisky creator Dr Bill Lumsden
Film I directed for Glenmorangie about golf photographer Dave Cannon
Film about leading golf photographer Dave Cannon
A film where I had to direct all the classical no nos.. a dog, a baby & children!
Conference film
Café Direct
Film I directed for Café Direct telling the story of the brands hot chocolate and the expert cocoa farmers who produce it.
São Tomé hot chocolate
Our/London Vodka
I created all of the film and photographic content for the launch of Our / London Vodka
Created all visual assets
Potato Council
National TVC I directed for Potato Council to publicise vitamin benefits of potatoes.
TVC for "Fat Free" campaign
First video from Eye on the Horizon Album. Got a lot of interest as tackled gun use amongst youngsters. Shot around notting hill and deptford and featuring a cameo from Ade.
Music Video for "Gangster"
Zoe & Morgan
Zoe & Morgan: Starlight is a short film directed by me to showcase their new collection of Jewellery.
Film & Photos to launch "Starlight" Collection
Advertisement for Bupa health insurance. Directed by me.
National TVC
Wallpaper Magazine
Wallpaper commissioned a series of films looking through the keyhole of some of London's best known designers. I directed, shot and edited this film about Antoni Burakowski.
House Tour with Antoni Burakowski
On Authenticity
Film I made with my dear friend Daphne Derven when she worked at Stone Barns in upstate New York - We filmed Fergus Henderson of St John and Dan Barber of Blue Hill. The film was made as a submission to the Oxford Symposium of food Wine and Cookery.
Fergus Henderson & Dan Barber
Cleo Sol
My last video shot on actual film and with lovely uncoated lenses to get those flares. Shot all around my beloved Portobello with Cleo who is also a local. Styling by the very talented Kyle De Volle, Hair by Karl Campbell
Music Video for "High"
Went to Paris for this one to film and interview the photogrpaher shooting the signets for Glenmorangie.
Unseen "Signet Photography"
Absolut Elyx
A film to profile Absolut Elyx's brand new home in New York City
The ELyx House NYC
The Specials
I spent a year following the Specials - Hammersmith to Benicassim Festival to Royal Albert hall documenting their reformation
Images for a book
Absolut Drinkspiration
Series of films I directed for Absolut for their 'Drinkspiration' campaign.
Series of cocktail films for Absolut.
Film for the launch of Absolut Amber vodka. Shot in Sweden and London - including goal bartender starts Jack McGarry and Aisha Sharpe
Product Launch film for Amber
Zigzags and Stags tells the story of London store Pedlars beautiful HQ in Glen Dye in the highlands
Zigzags & Stags
Cottages 4U
TVC for Cottages 4U shot in France, Cornwall and Yorkshire
National TVC
Fortnum & Mason
A series of films I directed for fortnum & Mason looking at some of the specialities they offer.
Online films about Hampers, Wines and Xmas decorations
Ballantines Brazil
Animated film I directed for Ballantines Brazil.
Animated film for the famous whiskey brand.
Air Optix
Three films for Air Optix Contact lenses interactive website
Films for Web
The Syzygy
Dance film I directed.... Choreographed by my very talented friend Mandy Gordon.
Dance Film I directed.
Barclay catwalk film I directed from the early 2000's
Sony PSP "Spaceriders"
A creative intervention where we took street pursuits into forbidden space. resulting in an expo of photos and series of Films. Both displayed at the Baltic where shot and available for download to PSP
Fortnum & Mason Artisan Producers
A series of films I directed for Fortnum & Mason looking at the lengths their artisans go to produce award winning products.
Rose petal jelly, chocoalates, cakes...
Mist E-Liquid
Film for Mist E Liquid encouraging people to switch from cigarettes to Ecigs. Directed by me.
Stoptober film for web with Buddy Munro
Absolut Elyx
What did Vodka ever do to you.
What did Vodka ever do to you.
Film I directed for Belvedere Vodka looking at the production process that takes place to create the famous Vodka.
Why Rye?
Fergus Henderson
Taster for a TV show with Chef Fergus Henderson cooking a suckling pigs head... taking a Martini whilst it cooks..
"Me and Pig"
Fortnum & Mason
How to make it, how to take it..and so on... A series of films for Fortnum & Mason about their many different varieties of tea and how to consume them, the customs and history.
6 films about Tea, F&M's most famous product..
100% Design
A series of films I directed for Channel 4.
A series of shorts for Channel 4
Sony PSP
Directors cut of six films showing the collaboration between PSP and Baltic Art Gallery featuring professional BMX riders. Created all the concepts, directed the films, shot the photographs. We shot with flares and strobes, glow sticks and very early LED lights. Th elegendary Danny Mackaskill is in there.. Carl Christopher from Sony said this about the project "Christian produced film content for me as part of the launch of PlayStation Portable. To this day the PSP Spaceriders films shot at the Baltic, Newcastle, is one of the stand pieces of work I have had the pleasure to commission. Great vision, superb story telling and mastery of photographic direction and editing techniques are Christians forte. "
"Spaceriders" project
Absolut Elyx Akademi
Film promoting the global launch of Absolut's premium vodka Elyx. Directed by me.
Promo for the Elyx Experience
Our London Vodka
Orlebar Brown
Two behind the scenes fIlms, with one shot at West Wittering Beach in 2011 and the other in Greece.
Fashion shoot making ofs, UK & Greece
Absolut Elyx
Film I directed for Absolut about the creation of Absolut Elyx premium Vodka.
Production film for global website
Cake Magazine
Viral Film I directed for cake decorating magazine
Viral "The Handbag"
Venus Rox
A selection of work for Venus Rox crystals in Notting Hill.
Advertising, PR & web shots
Chivas Duty Free
I made a series of over 20 films for an Xbox Kinect installation in Duty Free shops around the world. From the long form content ot the links.
Interactive content for Duty Free Installation
I made three films around the launch of the My Absolut programme and book. Featuring most of the greatest living bartenders and mixologists of the last 50 years.
My Absolut 3 films linked by Ben Reed
Ballantines Ballance
Photography for Limited Edition Design Partnership between Ballantines Whiskey and Front design Parntership
Green & Pleasant
Film promoting Green and Pleasant natural lager's launch. Directed by me.
Crowdfunder film for a new Beer
Fiona Knapp
Absolut Akademi
Internal film I directed for Absolut about their Akademi programme.
Absolut Akademi Programme trailer.
Wyborowa Martinis
Two films of four films for Wyborowa Vodka about the perfect way to make a Martini. Featuring legends Dick Bradsell and Dre Masso
Dick & Dre..
Ten Star Tapas
Film I directed for the Observer Food Monthly starting 10 Michelin star chefs.
Ten star Tapas film for the Observer.
Compaq "The Fan"
Shown at german tennis tournament to profile how compaq technology keeping telecom systems talking
Fortnum & Mason
Here is a film I directed for the Fortnum & Mason YouTube channel, designed to create interest and intrigue their followers.
Heritage film for store relaunch
Film I directed for Glenmorangie about using their whiskey for mixology purposes. Starring Joe Stokoe.
The Mixologist
Pedlars Store
Fun film for Pedlars in Notting Hill showing the sociability of the he bench in front of their store. Cameos from local luminaries from Bill Grainger to the drummer from the XX who works next door at Rough Trade
When the brand relaunched with a new CEO and new packaging I made this film - i particularly love the composites of london and flowers worked up in after effects.
Global brand relaunch film
Ballantines Whiskey
Film to celebrate the partnership between Ballantines Whiskey and Front design house in Sweden.
"Ballance" design partnership
Chivas Regal
A film of the Chivas Regal global conference in Istanbul.
Conference recap film
Tales of the cocktail
Tales of the cocktail in New Orleans is one of the biggest events in the drinks industry. I shot and directed these films at the two years Absolut sponsored the opening night events.
Launch Party sponsored by Asolut at Tales of the cocktail
A music video I created to raise awareness of HIV in Cape Verde.
HIV awareness video
Hawarden Estate Farm Shop
A series of online films on subjects of Meat, Cheese and Fruit and Veg. Mouthwatering all...
3 films for the Farm Shop
Monoprix Fashion
Two films I directed for Monoprix, featuring two different seasonal collections. Shot in Paris and Barcelona in the good old days of film and shown on 1,000 screens in store..
Barcelona, Paris for two films
Chivas X
Film I directed for Chivas to be shown on Japanese TV, featuring global brand ambassador Max Warner.
Chivas X film for Japanese TV.
Cubic Studios
Interiors shoot - also concepted and styled by me
Maurizio Pintaldi
Maurizio has entrusted me numerous times to capture the beauty and exquisite nature of his pieces, with simplicity being at the very heart of the brief.
Web, PR, Look books, advertising
Holland & Holland
Collection launch film for Holland and Holland shot in Malta. I was DOP. A Lovely boy meets girl chase story... Featuring the lovely Molly Hallam
"A Luxury Adventure"
Paralysed Association of France
A competition entrant I directed for the Paralysed association of France which was shortlisted to top 3 of out of 50 entrants.
Hotel De L'Orange
Not a hardship to spend 3 days in the south of France creating all the imagery for this hotel when they opened.
Two Johnson & Johnson's Acuvue contact lenses ads for France.
2 TVC's for France
VPar Golf App
Advertisement I directed for VPar golfing app.
FIlm for crowdfunding
BMW "First Date"
Cinema Commercial I directed for BMW's largest dealership in Munich.
My very first TVC...
Chivas Mizunara
Bottle and drink images as well as a portrait of the master distiller. All shot by me.
New product launch imagery
Ludi TV
A series of advertisements I directed, shot on shift and tilt lenses for an interactive TV gaming channel
A quick and rough TVC for Pantene.
'Full Fat' Quick and rough
Two ads for Mccain chips co-directed by me with Christiane Brunner Schwer and shot in Los Angeles.
2 TVC commercials for Germany
An ad for Compaq titled the speaking clock that I wrote and directed. Shown on handheld devices at an international telcos fair.
"Speaking Clock"
Music video for Mudhead 'Carry Me Home' featuring Gary Beers from INXS
Music Video for 'Carry Me Home'
Shot on location in London over two days, these stills for Chandon were created by utilising continuous light as apposed to flash photography resulting in the cinematic look and feel of the final images.
Campaign concept and realisaiton
A film I directed about inspiring start ups with Intel.
Branded content
Tin Shed Bakery and Cafe
Photos for social and web
Social and Web shoot
Coins 3 Peaks
Film I directed about the Coins charity's 3 peaks challenge.
3 peaks challenge film
Direct Assurances
Advertisement I directed for an Insurance company in France.
TVC for France
The Italian Job pub
Interiors, food, cocktials, portrait
Chivas 18: Pininfarina
Chivas 18 teamed up with renowned Italian designers, Pininfarina, for its latest limited edition partnership. I shot all the photography to document the process within the collaboration.
I film I directed for Martell Cognac titled 'A Martell Conversation.'
A Martell Conversation.
Music video I directed for Motiv8 featuring Jocelyn Brown "Riding on the wings"
Riding on the wings.
Asquith Yoga SS17
Toby Tremlett
Toby asked me to shoot some new portraits for his new website- Praise indeed when i director I have admired for many years asks.. http://www.tobytremlett.com/
Portrait series for Commercials director
Asquith Yoga
Studio and Location shoot for this lovely brand - modelled by the amazing Tara Lee
Web and Marketing
Sacha Puttnam
Portrait project for website and album cover for Legendary composer
Portraits of Composer / Album cover
Ben Arogandade
Film I directed for the collaboration between Perrier-Jouët and jewellery designer Stephen Webster.
Stopper design film with Stephen Webster
Olverum Bath Oils
Olverum Bath Oil relaunched with a new design and branding and needed all of their packshot and still life PR photography created. The outcome I delivered is a premium and modern set of images that reflect the brand.
Website, advertising, PR & social
Purity Skincare
Film I directed for Purity skincare to be shown along with the launch of a new product.
A film looking at a new product from Purity skincare.
The Jacksons Autumn Winter 16
These shots sold out the collection in a week!
Web,Social and PR photography
World of Music
Promotional film I directed for World of Music.
TVC for Germany
TV commercial for government organisation that gets injured and long term disabled people back into work.
National TVC
Bella Huddart Design
Interiors Shoot
Leeds Building Society
TVC I directed for Leeds Building sociaty to launch re-brand and advertsie new loan product.
Shakti Tantra 2
i love working with these ladies - the leading Tantra teachers in the UK. This was a refresher shoot for their website that I made all the content for a couple of years ago.
Blixen Restaurant
Food shoot for website and PR use
Pernod Ricard
A whole slate of films for education purposes to educate bar tenders about best practice
Customer Service Education
The Healing Sources
Spas and Wellbeing from the Baltic to the Black Sea - A coffee table book published by Prestel in English and Russian. I spent a year travelling the region with the writer and researcher visiting 12 countries. Helen Abraham was the shooter on a couple of trips I could not attned.
Book about Eastern European Wellness culture
Le Trefle
French advertisement I directed for Le Trefle toilet paper.
TVC for France
A series of films I directed for Sunsilk.
Visual Brand template creation for "Life cant wait" global campaign
John Player Gold Leaf
Two Advertisements I directed for John Player Gold Leaf. Shot on location in the Pacific off the coast of Tahiti and in Dubai
2 x CInema/TV ads
"Paper in the Sun"
TVC I directed for National Newspaper promotion.
Auberge De L'ile Barbe
Cubic Earls Court
Interiors shoot for designer/architect
Interiors for designer
10500 Hairdressers
Diverse portraits for hairdressers at cool Notting Hill Salon
Film I directed for Blonstein and associates featuring a actress/ lookalike playing the Queen.
Blonstein & associates film
Cleo Sol
Series of shots by me for breaking artist Cleo Sol.
Diplomatico Rum
Two location shoots of the Ambassadors and cockails
Portraits & Cocktails
Steve Agyei
Location shoot in Ibiza for celebrity trainer to create visual identity for series of lifestyle products from online to apps to books.
Portrait shoot in Ibiza
Big Audio Dynamite
Big Audio Dynamite has been a long time legend in the music world and after disbanding in 1997, left many devastated followers. Much to the fans delight, a reunion tour kicked off in 2011, and the legend was reborn. I shot all of the photographic assets to be used for media and promotional purposes for the reunion tour.
Followed the relaunch behind the scenes
One in a Billion
Three shoots on the streets and in a studio to capture all the imagery for this charitable t-shirt company raising funds to plant Moringa trees in africa. Real people and models.
Web and PR
Blanch Edwardes Consulting
A delightful shoot in Ibiza with hospitality, mixology and bar supremos Amanda and Chris - we had fun!
Images for new consulting business
Beefeater Mix LDN Comp
Built a studio in the distillery bar to shoot portraits and cocktails of competition finalists.
Portraits, event and cocktials
A compilation of films I directed for Baltic: The centre for contemporary art Gateshead
A film I directed for Hackney Council to portrait the borough for its Olympic host bid.
Portrait of a borough for olympic host borough
Cafe Direct
A week spent capturing all images for new product launch for Hot chocolate cocao
Sao Tome Cocoa production
Belvedere lifestyle
Lifestyle images for web, brochures, education and social media
Social media imagery
Wyborowa Martini
Two films I directed for Wyborowa Vodka starring Dick Bradsell and Dre Masso.
Belvedere Vodka
Harvest, distillery and production shots
Distillery / Harvest
Season video cookbooks directed by me for Monoprix
Auberge De I'Ile
Run by Two Michelin Star chef, Jean Christophe Ansanay-Alex, in Lyon, Auberge de L’ile is a much-favoured outpost for Europe’s fine food fanatics. I was commissioned to bring to life what makes this operation just so very special. A series of photographs were taken to capture the environment, the kitchen and, of course, the culinary offerings to entice and excite potential diners. The end results were used in promotional and media campaigns, in a multitude of different mediums, and fodder for a seasonally changing website.
Site and PR Imagery for 3* Restaurant Lyon
Cub Bags
A location and studio shoot for Cub Bags. Shot by me.
Ski Verbier
This 3-day location shoot for Ski Verbier saw me capture the very essence of what makes the resort so special – from the chalets, to the food and beverage programme; from the unique landscape to the unrivalled facilities guests can look forward to enjoying.
Site, Social and advertising imagery
Groucho Club
Interior press and media photography for the Groucho Club in Soho London
All imagery for web, press, PR and printed invites
Zoe & Morgan
A creative photo shoot for these amazing Kiwi jewellery designers.
Jewellery shoot
Absolut Amber
When Absolut created a new product, namely Absolut Amber, they came to me for help find the best way of launching. The product boasts a deeper character, created through ageing the vodka in American, French and Swedish oak. I decided to document this process through a series of stunning photographs that were used across all social media channels.
Production imagery
Fortnum & Mason
Film I directed for Fortnum & Mason showing the artisans behind the wonderful cakes they sell in store.
Rosemary King
Once again asked to create diverse images for corporate to social - shooting in my favorite Notting hill back lot of all saints..
Holland & Holland
Fashion shoot in Malta, shot by me for Holland and Holland.
Iron Maiden Trooper beer
Tasked to premiumise Iron Maidens rock n roll beer I conceived and shot a series of images where the bottles were the stage heros.
Chivas 12 Cockails
Series of Cocktial Shots for Chivas Regal 12 Year old
Two ads for Danone No 1 milk in Belgium. In french and flemish.
French and Flemish TVC's
Pernod Ricard UK
A series of films I directed for Pernod Ricard.
PRUK films.
A series of make up how to tips films with Nicky Hambleton Jones
Liberation Nuts: Nicaragua
Based in the UK, Liberation Nuts is a Community Interest Company, which is co-owned by a consortium of nut producers, fair trade companies and ethical investors. I was tasked to photograph their efforts in both Nicaragua and India. The aim was not only to reflect what the Community Investment Company does to support the nut producers, but also to create a true portrait of the countries in which it is working. The emotive imagery was used to promote Liberation Nuts in all communications, both online and in printed materials.
Producer profiles
Douglas Ankrah
Portraits of Drinks industry supremo shot at Paramount
Contented Bags
Location and Studio shoot of new handbag brand - using vintage indian fabrics
Wyborowa Infusions
Film I directed for Wyborowa starring industry heavyweight Dre Masso.
Vodka infusions jar from Wyborowa.
Katrina Phillips
Built a studio and shot product in clients shop as most too heavy to transport!
Enterprise Week
3,000 miles, twenty events, 35 interviews, an evening at no11 downing street.. A film I directed to launch and inform about national Enterprise week.
Govt film.
Wyborowa Brand Film (COPY)
Parsons Green Property
Property photography for Parsons Green property's portfolio.
Website and PR imagery
All Saints Road
Series of portraits of business owners on our street for the streets website
Portrait Series
Agipi Egard
French Advert I directed for Agipi Insurance.
TVC for france
Cubic Studio
Inteiors shots of numerous properties developed by Cubic Studio in Notting Hill.
Plymouth Gin
A Series of photos shot at the world famous Dukes Bar for Plymouth gin
Front Shoes
New advertising shots for Front Shoes
Johanna Graham Jazz
Live gig imagery for Johanna Graham and her band. Shot by me.
Edwins Bathrooms
A series of photos to advertise and promote Edwins new try before you buy spa showroom - a unique concept in Notitng Hill
Monkey Shoulder Whisky
A themed Shot for Monkey Shoulders thanksgiving promotion
Hepple Gin
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