For 22 years now, CIBCOMMS have run and promoted the Zumtobel Photographic Competition. Open to architects and lighting designers, with a new creative treatment each year. This year we spent a day following street photographer Emmanuel Cole to get some insight into how he captures his shots.
A case study for CIBCOMMS client Armourcoat, telling the story of how they worked closely with architects BuckleyGreyYeoman upon specification of their acoustic plaster and polished plaster products. We hear about the design and installation process and also the challenges involved in giving a complete facelift to the public areas of an iconic City of London office building.
Cousins are a family run painting and decorating company that work with main contractor clients on some major projects across London and the South East. The brief from agency CIBCOMMS, was for an overview video for an important tender, that would give a real feel for Cousins and their people. Shot in a day at their South London offices, the film was written and produced to a very tight deadline and budget. It also features the vocal talents of their MD, Ben Doherty.
Every year Prater invite members of their trusted supply chain to their Surrey headquarters to share with them company updates, an insight into the project pipeline and to also showcase some current projects.
We produced, in a relatively short space of time, an overview film called ‘Leading the Standard’ as well as three case study films: Delivering No1. Court at Wimbledon, Manchester Airport Transformation and London Bridge Station Redevelopment.
A case study film giving a unique insight in to SAS International's involvement in the design, manufacture and installation of a ground breaking ceiling system in the Foster + Partners designed Bloomberg HQ, built in The City of London and completed in 2017.
A series of three short films commissioned by The Berkeley Group to promote via social media their annual Apprentice Awards. The films highlight the variety of jobs available, within the group for apprentices.
Simply showing the features and benefits of the MagnX whiteboard product in 30 secs.
A case study for Scudder Demolition, part of the Careys Group, following a complex project that forms part of the regeneration of the Royal Opera House in London's Covent Garden. The 'Open Up' project meant that key structural columns needed to be removed while the daily operations of the ROH above needed to carry on as normal.
Scan Audio is an audio installation specialist and was looking to give their brand a refresh.
Axter wanted to make a 'how to' video to show how simple it is to work with their Excel Joint System. We produced a film that could be viewed by operatives on noisy sites on smartphone or tablet, without a voice over but included motion graphic captions, labels and diagrams that highlighted features as you are taken through the steps in the process.
The proposals focus on sensitively designed buildings, bringing many vacant or underused buildings in the area back into useful economic use.
"Our vision is to create an environment that caters for small and growing businesses alongside more mature occupiers, operating in characterful offices, which appeal to the growing tech and creative industries in the Spitalfields and Shoreditch areas."
The British Land Company is one of the largest property development and investment companies in the United Kingdom, owning office complexes at Broadgate, The Leadenhall Building or ‘Cheese Grater’, Regent’s Place and Paddington Central in London and Shopping Centres including Whiteley in Hampshire and and Meadowhall in Sheffield.
We decided to use UAV’s – small remote controlled flying drones that carry an HD video camera to get a unique perspective on these iconic buildings.
I was tasked with organising the various shoots, gaining permissions and direction, as well as editing the final aerial footage with B-roll that I had shot on the ground and existing footage. I recorded the voice over with CEO, Chris Grigg and we combined this with motion tracked text that pick out key facts and figures.
A case study film for property consultants McBains Cooper, via CIBCOMMS describing their involvement in the development of a new debating chamber and museum at Eton College. This film forms part of an ongoing series of studies which also include Battersea Power Station and Elephant Road.
The films are distributed via social media, publication websites and company website.
Through CIBCOMMS, I was commissioned to make, a case study video for steel framing manufacturers, Metsec that demonstrates their capability and also gives an insight into how Building Information Modelling works on a large construction site.
The video and accompanying social media campaign won 'Best use of digital' award at the 2015 Construction Marketing Awards.
The judges commented ''Excellent use of video, social media and digital to put the focus clearly on Metsec"
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