Academy named Campaign's Production Company of the year 1

Academy named Campaign's Production Company of the year

The mothership (Academy Films) was named production company of the year in the most recent issue of Campaign Magazine, describing the â€˜Quality work from new signings, old hands chipping in and an eye-catching return to form by its star player’.


Anders Malmberg learns Hungarian with Barbara Palvin 1

Anders Malmberg teaches us Hungarian with Barbara Palvin

Anders Malmberg directs the latest instalment of i-D's Model Mother Tongue featuring the stunning Barbara Palvin giving us a bit of an insight into her native Hungarian language. Watch here

FKA Twigs directs online film for Google Glass 2

FKA Twigs directs online film for Google Glass

Marking the 3rd collaboration between FKA twigs and Academy Plus, the polymath directs and performs in this piece for Google Glass. Featuring the track Video Girl from the recent Mercury nominated EP and an unreleased forthcoming track 'Glass of Patron'. Google via Anomaly NY issued Twigs with the challenge to come up with a piece of film which featured and incorporated the Glass device, working with star choreographer Ryan Heffington (Sia 'Chandelier') twigs created a dance piece acknowledging the references and inspirations she uses in her work. This all playing out in the wonderfully weird & sexy world which FKA twigs inhabits.  


Peter Cattaneo's Rugby Game Of Thrones for the World Cup 1

Peter Cattaneo's Rugby Game Of Thrones for the World Cup

A stellar performance from Game of Thrones actor Charles Dance, who spearheads the campaign to launch the Rugby World Cup 2015 - The film uses Dance's Game of Thrones credentials (and his love of Rugby) to give the pep-talk of the ages to the entire Rugby World Cup team, from the Players to the managers, to the Pitchfork-Wielding groundskeepers. Peter Cattaneo carefully walks the line between humour and heartfelt sentiment, navigating the fact that very few of the featured cast were actually in the same place at the same time. Shot by Ben Fordesman and produced by Juliette Harris the film will be seeded heavily online as well as TV spots in conjunction with the launch of the games. See film here

Nadia collaborates with Fred Perry & Bella Freud 1

Nadia collaborates with Fred Perry & Bella Freud

Nadia Marquard-Otzen Collaborates with designer (& Great-Granddaughter of Sigmund daughter of Lucien) Bella Freud for her upcoming collaboration with Fred Perry. The film features model-du-jour Adwoa Aboah and takes it's inspiration from London/Jamaican Dancehall culture it feature's the track Girlie Girlie, Originally made popular in 1985 by Sophia George.  Nadia worked closely with Bella to create a fun carefree way in which to show off the collection beyond a traditional cat-walk show, keeping the original inspiration for the pieces running throughout. See the full feature and film on Dazed