Mitch Stratten

Mitch Stratten

Director at Hijinx

London, United Kingdom

Summary

Mitch Stratten’s film-making centres on strong feeling and ranges from highly technical feats to performance, comedy and documentary.
Mitch’s most recent commercial project was for Turkish Airlines and was a 30 second long epic pool dunk, all done in one shot, which generated over 2.5 million hits on YouTube in the first five days online.
Originally from the Johannesburg ghetto, with a background in fine art, music production and industrial design – Mitch invented the filming technique Timesculpture, which he utilised to create the groundbreaking imagery for his highly successful commercial commissioned by Toshiba. The project holds a Guinness World Record and won over a dozen awards all over the world.
Mitch recently completed his first major personal work ­– OCP – a long gestating production and his most ambitious to date. OCP was released on award winning platform Sedition, where it is curated alongside other leading contemporary artists of the world.
To view OCP, watch it here on Sedition –http://www.seditionart.com/mitch-stratten/ocp
He is also a musician, and his full-length album Nodern was released on legendary cult label Sub Rosa Records.
Mitch lives and works in London. 
Awards
Accolades include: Guinness World Records, New York Times Year In Ideas, D&AD, Cannes, Clios, AICE, Creativity Awards, DGA, Creative Circle, Hugo Awards, GTC Awards, Midsummer Awards, VES, Boards Awards, Campaign, VVC. 

Sector Experience

People I worked with

Claire Harrison-Church
Advertising Manager
Asda
Aidan McClure
Executive Creative Director
BBC Creative
Laurent Simon
Creative Director
adam&eveDDB
Sophie Lewis
Account Planner
AMV BBDO
Steve Mustarde
Agency Producer
AMV BBDO

Positions

Director

Hijinx
United Kingdom

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