news

TV drama at it’s best…

TV drama at it’s best…

The Village is an epic drama series for BBC One starring Maxine Peake and John Simm, charting the life and turbulent times of one English village across the whole of the 20th century, written by Bafta-winning writer Peter Moffat. The camera never leaves the village. Births, deaths, love and betrayal, great political events, upheavals in national identity, ways of working,…

Read More

Our ponies live and direct

Our ponies live and direct

After a week of frenzied twittering and general horsing around internetting on ponymixer.com we got the nod to put some of the mash up creations on the telly! Wieden + Kennedy Creatives: Hollie Walker & Freddie Powell Producer: Michelle Brough Digital: Kieran Weir Account Director: Nick Owen Programming & Interface Design: B-Reel Blink Director: Tom Kingsley Producer: Ewen Brown Munky…

Read More

Down that road

Down that road

Now here’s a shot! Fairly unassuming but why did it take 2 weeks to complete in flame? BBC1’s Restless filmed in South Africa; this needed to cut into a scene set in Washington DC in 1940. A crane move to start with, not massively complex but reasonably involved when you consider how much of the shot needed work. The most obvious…

Read More

Make it Sunny

Make it Sunny

Here’s an example of what can be done when you’ve specifically gone abroad to shoot in decent weather and it lets you down! In almost all cases, comping in a blue sky into a flat white shot doesn’t cut the mustard. Edges don’t look correct and the contrast range looks all out of kilter. This was a quick solution that…

Read More

Pony Mixer!

Pony Mixer!

Munky and Blink co-produce 8 music genre ads with lots of variables for Three Mobile’s Pony Mixer app!! Blink director Tom Kingsley teamed up with Wieden + Kennedy to direct the interactive digital side of Dougal Wilson’s moonwalking pony campaign for Three. The campaign builds on Three’s appreciation for the country’s love of sharing – aiming to bring a smile…

Read More

Our Super League spot on TV

Our Super League spot on TV

Super League will break extraordinary ground next week with an innovative and perception-changing television advertising campaign to promote the start of the new season. Ahead of the big kick off of the 2013 season on the weekend of February 1-3, a specially-commissioned advert featuring some of Super League’s biggest stars will be transmitted in the Granada and Yorkshire Television regions….

Read More

munky screening

munky screening

Many thanks to all you industry luminaries who attended our Super Thursday screening the other night. Splendid to see you all on what was probably the busiest night of the Chrimbo party calendar. Huge thanks also to everyone who helped out and put it together. Very proud to have showed off a lot of the work we did over the…

Read More

Get immersed in The Fear

Get immersed in The Fear

The Fear is a psychological thriller delving into the dangerous and erratic mind of Richie Becket – husband, father and criminal mastermind of Brighton’s underworld.. It runs for four consecutive nights starting at 10pm this evening on Channel 4. Munky has been working on this since early summer when Michael Samuels (Any Human Heart) first came in to discuss key shots…

Read More