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Benito Montorio

Benito Montorio began his film career in documentaries, shooting award-winning work for the BBC covering diverse subjects from football hooliganism to drug smuggling and the Sicilian mafia.

Since he began directing commercials in 2008, Montorio has won numerous awards for his work and retains a consistent slot on Top Ten Directors lists from Campaign and Shots. His reel includes notable work for Johnnie Walker, Barclays, and St John's Ambulance.

"Show Them You Know Them"
Ogilvy & Mather's first piece of work for Boots is a sisterly affair. An evocative sequence covers parental squabbles, teenage love, and other notable milestones. Back in the present day, the sisters prove a taste in gifts only improves with age. The retailer itself plays a small but significant role. Various cosmetics feature thoroughout, emphasising the brand's enduring presence in its customers' lives.
Creative Agency: Ogilvy UK Ⓦ
CCO: Mick Mahoney
Creative: Andy Forrest / Nicola Wood
Account Team: Ben Skelsey / Stuart Lundy / Kathryn Smith / Daniella Allard / Alice Duston
Planner: Heather Alderson
Film Production: Pulse Films Ⓦ
Director: Benito Montorio Ⓟ Ⓦ
Producer: Chris Harrison
Cinematograper: Daniel Landin
Costume Design: Edwin K Gibbon
Editor: Jonnie Scarlett @ The Quarry Ⓦ
Offline Producer: Charlie Morris
Post Production: Gramercy Park Studios Ⓦ
Colourist: Daniel de Vue @ Glassworks Ⓦ
Sound Designer: Henning Knoepfel @ Soundtree Music Ⓦ
Music Licensing: Native Ⓦ
Vocals / Music: Alison Moyet
Music: Only You - Alison Moyet
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