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Frédéric Planchon

Born in Lyon, Frederic began his career as a theatre actor, and worked as an assistant director on 15 Feature films before making his directional debut in 1990 with the short film 'L'Echange', which won the Prix de l’Image at the Festival de L’Image du Film. This launched his career as a music video and commercials director.

Frederic has won almost every major award there is for work on Orange, Miller, VW, Vauxhall, American Airlines, Mercedes and British Airways. In 2008 he picked up a coveted D&AD Best Director Pencil for Vodafone ‘Time Theft’.

Army Recruitment
One of five live-action ads championing diversity in the military, this Army recruitment film focuses on the power of prayer. A Muslim soldier finds peace in imposing surroundings while his squadmates keep a lookout. Pensive yet steely, the ad champions strength in numbers regardless of one's religious beliefs.
Creative Agency: Karmarama Ⓦ
CCO: Nik Studzinski
ECD: Adam Kean / Richard Connell / Brian Williams
Creative Director: Imogen Tazzyman / James Rooke / Tobias Owen
Creative: Meigan Brown
Account Director: Will Bright
Account Manager: Sophie Coyne
Account Executive: Charlotte Allcock
Business Team: Charlotte Hodgson
Planner: Matthew Waksman
TV Producer: Rebecca Hunter
Film Production: Academy Films Ⓟ Ⓦ
Director: Frédéric Planchon Ⓟ Ⓦ
Producer: Medb Riordan
Production M'ger: Gemma Priggen
1st AD: Jim Cole
Cinematography: Justin Brown
Editor: Sam Rice-Edwards @ The Assembly Rooms Ⓦ
VFX: Ludo Fealy / Hannah Ruddleston @ nineteentwenty Ⓦ
Colourist: Jean-Clément Soret @ MPC Ⓦ
Sound Designer: Sam Ashwell @ 750MPH Ⓦ
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