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Jake Mavity

After securing a first class honours degree at film school, Jake Mavity won a job as an editor, and was able to develop his narrative skills while working all over the world.

As a director, he makes atmospheric and moving films with quirky, stylistic flourishes, and is adept at interweaving emotional and visual narratives... skills have seen him short-listed at Cannes for his work on McDonald's. He often uses non-actors, using 'real' people to deliver performances which are tonally more authentic than those drawn from actors. In addition to his live action films, Jake loves working with stop-frame animation.

http://www.tantrum.tv/directors/jake-mavity/
WORK:
Scott Quinn
"Run"
This arresting promo for Scott Quinn's 'Run' depicts a relationship going through a rocky patch - if it survives at all. Directed by Jake Mavity, the film was shot on five separate iPhones before being spliced together, giving each segment its own unique visual field. The result is a fractured picture which makes the most of the song's "broken glass" lyrics - a film in pieces to match the relationship it shows.
Director: Jake Mavity Ⓟ Ⓦ (tantrum Ⓟ Ⓦ)
Cinematograper: Joe Douglas
Gaffer: Ryan Delehanty
Wardrobe: Tottie O'Clee
Hair Design: Gaby Winwood
Editor: Gary Forrester @ The Quarry Ⓦ
Offline Producer: Victoria Levermore
Colourist: Simona Cristea @ Coffee & TV
Casting: Coralie Rose
Vocals / Music: Scott Quinn
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Directors
Adam Patterson
Alex Boutell
Charlie Crane
Harald Zwart
Jake Mavity
Matt Lipsey
Samuel & Gunnar
Stephen Pipe
Producers
Clare Smith
Stuart Wrigglesworth
Will Waters

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