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Dan Gifford

After studying languages and working as assistant to the British Ambassador to Italy - of all things - Dan Gifford worked as a runner and then made his first short film... winning first prize at the Stella Artois film awards in 2000.

Since then he's directed over 100 commercials for clients as diverse as Nikon, Adidas, the BBC, M&S, and Unicef. He's picked up numerous gongs along the way and recently shot major campaigns for Range Rover, Google, and Ford - the latter starring Gerard Butler.

WORK:
HLN
"Frozen Moments"
Cheaters, fugitives, and other rogues populate this atmospheric HLN (Headline News) promo. The US channel appears to concentrate on true crime stories. Lit by brake lights and sleazy neon, we see various fateful moments unfold in slow-motion - plenty of time for viewers to scream "He's behind you!" A classy spin on the genre.
Director: Dan Gifford Ⓟ (76 Ltd Ⓟ Ⓦ)
Cinematograper: Tobia Sempi
Production Designer: Greg Blair
76 Ltd
21a D'Arblay Street
London
W1F 8EF
020 7287 8739
Mark Murrell
(Managing Director)
020 7287 1422
mark@76ltd.com
Alex Katz
(Executive Producer)
alex@76ltd.com
http://www.76ltd.com/
Directors
Alan Friel
Andy Lambert
Chaka Sobhani
Charles Muzard
Dan Gifford
David Mould
Jacques Salmon
James Mangold
Jason Farrand
Ken Arlidge
Klaus Obermeyer
Michael Lennox
Nigel Simpkiss
Patrik Bergh
Russell Bates
Sam O'Hare
Simon West
Sue Worthy
Yann Secouet

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