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December 2017

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  • The Televisual Commercials 30
    Jon Creamer introduces Televisual's exclusive annual report, the Commercials 30, and finds that while budgets are down and production companies are under threat from agency in-house units, commercials producers are finding new horizons beyond ads too.
  • Commercials 30: Best in Show
    Commercials producers also get to vote for their favourite directors, stand out ads and top rated agencies along with their favourite post houses, editors and vfx ops. We reveal the results
  • Commercials 30: The Top 30
    Televisual reveals the Commercials 30 itself, the 30 top rated commercials production companies in the UK
  • Music in Motion
    So what’s next for the music behind the commercials? Will it be another year in the ascendant for London Grime perhaps? Portugese house? Afro beats or the Angolan kuduro sound?
  • Televisual Factual Festival report
    Last month saw Televisual's annual Factual Festival return to Bafta. How to stand out in a world of ever increasing viewer choice was the big theme this time. Tim Dams reports
  • Alison Kirkham in interview
    At the Televisual Factual Festival, the BBC's controller of factual Alison Kirkham outlined the shows the corporation is looking for in the year ahead
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  • 2017: the year in review
    Two very different stories – the rise of SVOD players and the Harvey Weinstein abuse allegations – defined TV’s year. Tim Dams reports
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Corporate 50 2014 Back to Reports & survey Listing

Aeorema ltd
Md Gary Fitzpatrick
Let’s Go Beyond for Microsoft; Fast Forward for EY; Game Changer for ACI International
Aeorema (the group made up of Cheerful Scout and Twentyfirst) points to a “significant jump in turnover and profitability” for the group this past year and that “undoubtedly there have been more opportunities than in the previous year.”

Md Richard Batty
Leadership Conference 
for Tesco; Ideas 360 for Shell; 
Shaping Tomorrow for Saudi Aramco
Listing its highights, Wilder picks out “winning a pitch for a major new client against an incumbent company based on the creativity of our proposal” as well as “working with some really creative freelance, writers, directors, designers and DoPs both on corporate and personal film projects”

World Television  Exec dir Peter Sibley
Performance in Perspective for BP; Council Cast for Council of The EU; Sustainability Review 2013 for Standard Chartered
“2013 was a great year,” says the agency, citing the growth of its “webcasting business by 32% and we have almost doubled the number of clients in just three years. We’ve had high profile wins for both Standard Chartered and a major international commodity trader, with both choosing us for all their global production work.”

Pukka Films
Creative director  
Paul Katis
Global Safety Day for Anglo American;
Change Promo for Saipem Foundation;
Exploited for CEOP
Pukka Films says that one of the upsides of the past year has been in “producing work for big new clients and having client appreciation of what we do being different from what other film and video companies do” as well as “winning large multi-company tenders.” However Pukka says there is still a struggle to make sure “clients understand that the value in filmmaking lies not just in its execution (which with the advent of cheaper cameras and editing equipment is cheaper than it has ever been) but in the design and the scripting of the content which still requires experienced professionals” to make 
it happen.

14 =
quite frankly
Md Jez Frankel
Speed Skater for OMEGA, Switzerland; Educate a Child for Education Above All Foundation, Qatar; SLG for Diageo plc
Quite Frankly picks out its Omega Speed Skater Winter Olympics film that was shot in the stadium in Sochi as a highight: “A logistical nightmare but a brilliant film” as well as shooting in the Amazon, DRC, Lebanon/Syria and India for the UN’s Educate A Child programme.” It’s also setting up an office in Brazil “which is exciting and terrifying at the same time.”

New Moon Exec creative dir Caroline Rowland
Why Glasgow, Why Now? for Visit Scotland; Istanbul 2020 for Istanbul 2020; Lima 2019 Pan- American Games for Peru National Olympic Committee
Best known for its sports work, New Moon says highlights were working on the Istanbul 2020 Olympic Bid, the Glasgow 2014 Youth Olympic Games Bid and the Lima 2019 Pan American Games Bid. “They were all wonderful experiences that allowed us to immerse ourselves in diverse, interesting and exciting storytelling.”

Jacaranda Md Katy Eyre
MCM Zambia for GlencoreXtrata; Citizenship Awards 2013 for Barclays; Standard Chartered Explains for Standard Chartered Bank
Established 25 years ago, Jacaranda lists its highlights as having its early films placed in the  BFI archives as well as making “several films for long-term client BP, showcasing their involvement with London 2012 and the 2014 Commonwealth Games” and “for the 7th year running we produced the Barclays Citizenship Awards, creating 72 films and new voting applications and a responsive website.”

Md Jonathan Young 
DSEI for BAE Systems; WUK Management Conference for Wolseley UK Ltd; Team Talk for Lloyds Banking Group
Speakeasy says the past year has seen “a return for us to much more traditional output of film and events” and that signs for the future are good. “We are looking very positively at the coming months – there are definite signs of increased opportunities within the industry.”

Scorch London
Joint mds Tristan Ramsay, Steve Jay
HSBC Renminbi for HSBC; Industrial Performance for Unilever; Honda CRV online films for Honda
Scorch says its goal now is “working harder to help clients with the strategy side of their overall marketing. We are already heavily involved in creative development with all of our clients, so evolving into more of a creative agency rather than just a production company is the obvious next step for us, and the most important change we are making this year.”

Armoury films
Mds Jack Laurance and Clare Gibson
De Beers Global Brand Film for De Beers; UBS Neo Launch Animation Films for UBS; BBC1 Service Film for BBC
Armoury says that being in its “3rd successful year” is “a huge highlight in itself” along with “winning high profile pitches against larger more established production companies and global branding/digital agencies who are all at least 10 times our size.” with recent pitch wins for BBC, 
De Beers, Nike and Olympus.

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