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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.

Halfords aim to empower staycationers nationwide with this 30" commercial. The brand have portrayed themselves as a road trip staple in recent times, and this collection of intrepid punters continues the trend. Whether it's traversing country roads or braving the surf, the retailer insists they have the goods to ensure families are really prepared this summer.
Creative Agency: Karmarama Ⓦ
CCO: Nik Studzinski
ECD: Richard Connell / Adam Kean / Brian Williams
Creative: Rachel Holding / Daniel Leppänen
Account Team: Richard Powell / Katie Shields / James Wilkinson / Aine Molloy
Planner: Will Hodge / Rhonwen Lally
TV Producer: Victoria Dashwood-Quick
Ass't Prod (Agency): Harriet Whittaker
Film Production: Kream
Director: Alex Boutell Ⓟ Ⓦ (tantrum Ⓟ Ⓦ)
Producer: Lauren Tyson
Production M'ger: Marketa Husecka
1st AD: Hamish Storey
Cinematograper: Matt Fox
Editor: Nick Allix
VFX: Beverley Wells @ Kream
Colourist: George K @ MPC Ⓦ
Sound Designer: Henning Knoepfel @ Soundtree Music Ⓦ
Voiceover: Jayne Ashbourne
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