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Matthijs van Heijningen

Matthijs van Heijningen is known for his quirky approach to film making andhis generosity with the creative process. He's been one of the most acclaimed directors in Europe since 1999 and received Clios, Addys, Cannes Lions, and countless festival awards for his work.

His characteristic dry, absurdist sense of humour can be seen in his well-known commercials for brands including Canal+, Adobe, booking.com, and Kronenbourg.

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WORK:
EDEKA
"2117"
German supermarket EDEKA travel one hundred years into the future for their Christmas ad. Not much has changed… well, aside from robots taking over the planet. As droids patrol the city streets, one breaks formation to investigate an abandoned cinema. Inspired by a festive matinee, the robot arranges its own Christmas do. Despite its best efforts, some things require the human touch.
Film Production: MJZ Ⓟ Ⓦ
Director: Matthijs van Heijningen Ⓟ Ⓦ
Producer: Donald Taylor
Executive Producer: Helen Kenny
Editor: Jono Griffith @ Work Ⓦ
Post Production: MPC Ⓦ
VFX: MPC Ⓦ
VFX Shoot S'visor: Diarmid Harrison-Murray / Rod Norman
Colourist: George Kyriacou
MJZ
45A Brewer Street,
London,
W1F 9UE.
020 7434 4000
Helen Kenny
011 44 207 434 4000
helen@mjz.ltd.uk
http://www.mjz.com/
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