Illustrations for Centrepoint cinema spot. Production company – Fred & Eric, agency – Impact BBDO

Last month I worked with production company Fred & Eric as illustrator on a 15 second cinema spot for retailer Centrepoint. The agency was Impact BBDO. Here are some of my favourite designs:

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School Bus

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Teachers

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Band Leader, Teacher, Kids

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Marching Band

Best Director Nomination – Underwire 2014

I am thrilled to announce that I have been nominated in the Best Director category at this year’s Underwire festival for my short film Table Manners.

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TABLE MANNERS OFFICIAL SELECTION PICTOPLASMA 2014

OFFICIAL SELECTION PICTOPLASMA 2014I am very proud and excited to announce that Table Manners has been officially selected to screen at Pictoplasma, Berlin -

‘The world’s leading Festival of contemporary character culture celebrates its 10 year anniversary, with a dense marathon of inspiring lectures and presentations by some of the most outstanding artists, illustrators and designers pushing the edge of contemporary character visualization. The unique mix of artist talks, animation festival, numerous character walk exhibitions and parties invites all interested in the avant-garde of today’s image production to gather with like-minded individuals for an insightful and inspiring weekend full of creativity, knowledge, networking,…’

‘HERO’ BROOCHES NOW FOR SALE AT LOIS PECKHAM RYE

Rebecca is pleased to announce that her ‘Hero’ brooches are now for sale at Lois, Peckham Rye.

 

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One of Rebecca’s ancestors was a Suffragette; and she has always been inspired by talented, strong, intelligent women (both inside and outside of her family). She started making her ‘Hero’ brooches because she is fed up with the media promoting, as our role models, those women who use their sexuality and appearance, in lieu of talent, in order to remain famous.

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FRIDA KAHLO

“I feel that, as a society, we really need to reassess who we look up to as our muses, our role models and our inspiration. There are so many women who have done and are doing amazing things. When I started thinking about the famous women that have affected me in my life, the floodgates opened. Now I have a long list of ladies whose likenesses I really want to create!…”

ASTRID KIRCHHERR

ASTRID KIRCHHERR

“…I enjoy making these brooches as both a tribute and a badge of honour. It is my way of celebrating the talents of these wonderful women – in some cases their bravery and in all cases their attributes outside the realms of personal appearance. I also like the idea that, by sporting a brooch, the wearer might spark a conversation about that particular person and by doing so, the subject could become somebody else’s hero too.”

JUDY GARLAND (AS DOROTHY)

JUDY GARLAND (AS DOROTHY)

 

CLAIRE (GRAYSON PERRY)

CLAIRE (GRAYSON PERRY)

 

TAVI GEVINSON

TAVI GEVINSON

 

ELIZABETH I

ELIZABETH I

 

IRIS APFEL

IRIS APFEL

 

VIVIENNE WESTWOOD

VIVIENNE WESTWOOD

 

 

 Rebecca found this quote today, by stylist Shirley Kurata, and thought it rather apt:

 “…I really get saddened by the women represented on TV—the Kardashians, Paris Hilton, anyone on MTV and Disney. They are so vacuous and dumb. I hope that teenage girls find role models in women with intelligence and integrity and talent, and eventually become role models for future teenage girls!”

 Shirley Kurata (from an interview in Rookie 24/04/12)

 

TABLE MANNERS FEATURED IN TELEVISUAL MAGAZINE

TABLE MANNERS WAS FEATURED IN THE STORYBOARD SECTION OF TELEVISUAL’S DECEMBER ISSUE.

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TABLE MANNERS IS A VIMEO STAFF PICK!

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 I AM EXCITED THAT TABLE MANNERS HAS JUST BEEN

SELECTED AS A VIMEO STAFF PICK!

To watch the film click HERE

My NEW short film Table Manners is on Channel 4 tonight 23:45

So my new short film Table Manners has it’s premiere tonight on Channel 4′s Random Acts. I am very excited, and hope you’ll all tune in. I have created a blog Table Manners – from script to screen where you will find behind the scenes info, artwork and photos giving an insight into my creative processes and the making of the film. Take a look!

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NEW photos on Penny Bazaar

Pssssssssst!

 Hey you…

 Yeah you!

 Check out the new images on my online scrapbook Penny Bazaar

 Here

Random Acts Shoot Croydon

Random Acts update

I have been working very hard on my film O.A.K (working title) for Ch4 Random Acts. Here is a little taster of what’s to come -

One of the cardboard flies...ZZZzzzzz

One of the cardboard flies…ZZZzzzzz