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Karen Cunningham

Karen Cunningham has carved out a real niche for herself as a top child wrangler. While a lot of female directors have - understandably - fought hard against the stereotype which suggests they are the natural choice when handling young performers, Cunningham has embraced the opportunities provided by this hackneyed idea.

Far from limiting her, this 'pigeon-holing' has enabled her to create work marked by extraordinarily naturalistic performances and - especially through her empowering work for Barbie - play her part in levelling the playing field for girls.

"Talking Heads"
Child-wrangler extraordinaire Karen Cunningham has done it again. This charming compilation of children precociously imagining themselves to be operating in the world of adults has been beautifully calibrated to ensure we are laughing 'with' and not 'at' its young stars. This is a director who has a real knack for drawing these kind of performances from children with their barely-detectable smiles suggesting they're having the loveliest game of make-believe.
Creative Agency: Grey London Ⓟ Ⓦ
Creative Director: Clemmie Telford
Creative: Irene Pineda / Olivia Marquis
Account Manager: Ana Saffer
Business Team: Tamsin Foggin
Agency Producer: Joseph Ogunmokun
Film Production: Thomas Thomas Ⓟ Ⓦ
Director: Karen Cunningham ♀ Ⓟ Ⓦ
Producer: Matt Bulaitis
Executive Producer: Philippa Thomas
Cinematographer: Callan Green Ⓦ (WPA Ⓟ Ⓦ)
Post Production: Gramercy Park Studios Ⓟ Ⓦ
Atanasio + Martinez    Ⓦ Ⓟ ♀
Kevin Thomas    Ⓦ Ⓟ
Kim Albright    Ⓦ Ⓟ ♀
Mark Denton    Ⓦ Ⓟ
Karen Cunningham    Ⓦ Ⓟ ♀
Tiny Bullet    Ⓦ Ⓟ ♀
Thomas Thomas
4 Percy Street
020 7437 1112
Trent Simpson
(Head of Production)
Philippa Thomas
(Executive Producer)


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