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Daniel Barber

Daniel Barber studied graphic design and designed some memorable title sequences (including those for the BBC Nine O'Clock News) before moving into directing back in 1993.

He's won dozens of awards for his work, recently for brands including Adidas, Audi, and Sony... to name a few of many.

These days Barber divides his time between feature film projects and TVCs. His short 'Tonto Woman' was nominated for an Oscar and Michael Caine has identified 'Harry Brown' - the film he made with Barber as one of his favourites of his own movies.

WORK:
Ford Mustang
"Don't Go Quietly"
This measured Ford Mustang commercial encourages road rage of a different kind. Set to Dylan Thomas's ‘Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night', the ad juxtaposes frustrating commutes and office banality with glimpses of an orange shape prowling the city streets. Never mind yoga or a stress ball - seemingly a bright orange muscle car is all that's needed to break the malaise.
Creative Agency: GTB
Creative Director: Paul Yull / Adrian Birkinshaw
Creative: Luke Till / Lawrence Bushell
Agency Exec Producer: Romila Sanassy
TV Producer: Aaron Clark
Film Production: Knucklehead Ⓟ Ⓦ
Director: Daniel Barber Ⓟ
Producer: Matthew Brown
Cinematographer: Luke Jacobs
Editor: Dan Sherwen @ Final Cut
Post Production: Jam Films
VFX: Mark Robinson / Dan Andrew / Matt Clarke / Pete Young
VFX Shoot S'visor: Mark Robinson
Colourist: Jean-Clément Soret @ MPC Ⓦ
Cinema Audio Mix : Sam Robson Ⓦ / Andy Humphreys Ⓦ @ 750MPH Ⓟ Ⓦ
Composer: Colin Smith
Knucklehead
7 Portland Mews
London
W1F 8JQ
020 7292 7950
Claire Leaver
(Executive Producer / Sales)
claire@knucklehead.co.uk
Leonie Ellis
(New Business & Brand )
leonie@knucklehead.co.uk
http://www.knucklehead.co.uk/
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Daniel Barber
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