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Alex Boutell

The foundations for Alex Boutell's career in film were laid when he scared the pants off himself by watching The Shining (by accident) at the tender age of eleven.

Since then, he's gone on be a prolific director, working for Channel 4's powerhouse 4Creative and signing to Tantrum in 2017.

His style is characterised by a cinematic sensibility and flair for the dramatic - his work for Channel 4's Paralympics coverage (Supervillains) is an excellent example.

Highly accomplished technically, he also combines creative camera moves with clever post work to produce unique effects: take a look at his excellent, slick 'product recall' trailer for the TV series 'Humans' to see it in action.

Hive take a very British approach to home security in this off-beat ad, suggesting that even the most dastardly thief can be warded off with a disapproving "Can I help you?" from afar. At least the homeowner's collection of gnomes live to fight another day... pretending to be inanimate objects, 'Toy Story'-style.
Creative Agency: The&Partnership Ⓟ Ⓦ
ECD: Micky Tudor / Yan Elliott
Creative Director: Sam Willard
Creative: Liz Oakley / Ben Fallows / Matt Deacon
Account Director: Nathan Brocklesby
Business Team: Holly Hurst
Strategy Director: Dave Adamson
Agency Producer: Emily Hendrey
Film Production: tantrum Ⓟ Ⓦ
Director: Alex Boutell Ⓟ Ⓦ
Producer: Louise James
Executive Producer: Will Waters
Cinematographer: Matt Fox
Editor: Nick Armstrong Ⓦ @ Cut+Run Ⓟ Ⓦ
VFX: Envy Advertising Ⓟ Ⓦ
Colourist: George K @ MPC Ⓟ Ⓦ
Sound Designer: Rich Martin @ Envy Advertising Ⓟ Ⓦ
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Charlie Crane    Ⓦ Ⓟ
Matt Lipsey    Ⓦ Ⓟ
Samuel & Gunnar    Ⓦ Ⓟ
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Adam Patterson    Ⓦ Ⓟ
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