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Aoife McArdle

Aoife McArdle is a writer and director from Omagh in Northern Ireland. She favours the authenticity of street casting over using trained actors, which gives her narratives centred around youth culture a genuine feel.

McArdle is known for her distinctive visuals, replete with low lighting and long, choreographed shots. She initially made her name through her work with U2, shooting 'Open Eye Signal' and 'Every Breaking Wave' for the band.

Absolut Vodka
"Equal Love"
Absolut Vodka - long time champions of the LGBT community - have released this classy snog-fest to celebrate equal love. Set against a dark city backdrop, the Sense8-esque production sees kissing become contagious as strangers succumb one by one to the siren call of each other's lips. With astute choreography and a dreamlike feel, this film makes a powerful statement without saying a word.
Creative Agency: Bartle Bogle Hegarty Ⓦ
Deputy ECD: Ian Heartfield
Creative Director: Paco Conde / Beto Fernandez / Ian Heartfield
Creative: Felipe Guimaraes / Lambros Charalambous
Managing Director: Stephen Brierley
Senior Acc Handler: Aymara Blanco
Account Executive: Janki Shah
Business Team: Kate Roberts
Strategist: Raphael Bittner
Strategy Director: Melanie Arrow
TV Producer: Victoria Keenan
Ass't Prod (Agency): Zaf Choudhury
Film Production: Somesuch Ⓟ Ⓦ
Director: Aoife McArdle ♀ Ⓟ Ⓦ
Producer: James Waters
Executive Producer: Lou Hake
Cinematography: Tom Townend
Editor: Dan Sherwen @ Final Cut
Post Production: Amy Richardson @ MPC Ⓦ
VFX: Marcus Dryden
Colourist: George Kyriacou
Sound Design: String and Tins Ⓟ Ⓦ
Unit 2
Royle Studios
41 Wenlock Road
N1 7SG
020 3487 1270
Seth Wilson
(Managing Director/Executive Producer)
Lou Hake
(Executive Producer)
Alejandro G Iñárritu
Alex Hulsey
Aoife McArdle
Bob Harlow
Crystal Moselle
Daniel Wolfe
Dawn Shadforth
Emily Kai Bock
Fleur Fortune
George Belfield
Jaro Minne
Kim Gehrig
Leo Leigh
Luke & Jospeh
Matt Devine
Max Weiland
Nick Gordon
Nysu Collective
Raine Allen-Miller
Rollo Jackson
Sam Hibbard
Steve Rogers

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