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Best Production Directors and Editors

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Nick Ball - nextGen easyJet

For this issue, we've compiled a shortlist of our fave films and most-viewed on adforum.com in 2022. Given the quality work out there, it was hard to pick only 5 spots, but we tried to do our best! This creative from VCCP through Blink for easyJet promises sustainable travel.

TitlenextGen easyJet
Agency
Campaign nextGen
Advertiser Easyjet
Brand Easyjet

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Jan Wentz - A tale of NOW and THEN

With more than 12k views on adforum.com, this film for Porsche through Jan Wentz and Markenfilm Crossing in Germany is a standout in 2022.

TitleA tale of NOW and THEN
Agency
Campaign A tale of NOW and THEN
Advertiser Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG
Brand Porsche 911

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Team Lead / Creative Director Fr....ik W...el Subscribers Only
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Nicolai Fuglsig - Rocky

Gambling traverses to entertainment in this amazing rework of Rocky's iconic run through the streets of Philadelphia. With 7 awards already, there may be more coming Final Cut's way in 2023.

TitleRocky
Agency
Campaign Rocky
Advertiser Ladbrokes
Brand Ladbrokes

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Media Type Television
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Audio Post Production
Director N....ai F....ig Subscribers Only
Executive Creative Director ..n F....th Subscribers Only
Creative Team L...d D...el Subscribers Only
Producer A..x C...ey Subscribers Only
Producer ..m W..d Subscribers Only
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Director of Photography (DOP) G...ge Ri....nd Subscribers Only
Editor R..k R....ll Subscribers Only
Sound Engineer ..m A....ll Subscribers Only
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Strategist S...n M...ey Subscribers Only
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Daniel Kleinman - Insurance Solved

Spot-on effects in this film from Good Oil and 303 MullenLowe in Australia, for insurer Budget Direct. The crazy shopping cart situation resonates with us all!

TitleInsurance Solved
Agency
Campaign Insurance Solved
Advertiser Budget Direct
Brand Budget Direct

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Sound Designer T....hy B...ge Subscribers Only
Managing Director J...na G..y Subscribers Only
Advertising Manager Jo....an K..r Subscribers Only
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Advertising Manager K...e La....le Subscribers Only
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Art Director ..c Go....rg Subscribers Only
Copywriter C...g M....tt Subscribers Only
Client Services Director Je....er Gl....ll Subscribers Only
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Natanael Ericsson - Break the pattern

Already a 2x winner at Eurobest, this work for Electrolux initially feels like an uber-expensive French fashion brand, ultimately ending with Electrolux's message of sustainability. Creative from Forsman & Bodenfors, through Newland for production.

TitleBreak the pattern
Agency
Campaign Break the pattern
Advertiser Electrolux
Brand Electrolux

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