LV= Sick Pay Insurance

LV= Sick Pay Insurance

Posted by on Apr 5, 2014 in Blog, Robert Waddilove

Here’s our first YouTube TrueView ad we’ve created, working closely with LV= and Google. We’re very happy with how it’s turned out and hope it succeeds with driving awareness of Sick Pay Insurance by taking this different approach to the audience. Rather than a dry, tepid, maybe even depressing, way to describe what Sick Pay […]

Katie’s Marathon Email

Katie’s Marathon Email

Posted by on Mar 18, 2014 in Blog

Our Head of Production, Katie Griffiths, is running the marathon this year and sent this great email out to her friends yesterday. We thought we’d share on our blog and hopefully help her reach her fundraising target! Anyway, enough of me, over to Katie! Dear friends, It pains me to write this email… I am […]

DevArt – Art made with code

DevArt – Art made with code

Posted by on Feb 7, 2014 in Blog

DevArt, by Google with the Barbican, showcases artists who create their work using computer code. The project involves an exhibition of leading artists in this field as well as a competition, with members of the public invited to submit their own works to be shown alongside the more established artists. Working closely with Google Creative […]

It’s the little things – Time to Change

It’s the little things – Time to Change

Posted by on Jan 21, 2014 in Blog, Robert Waddilove, Video

Led by Mind and Rethink Mental Illness, Time to Change is England’s biggest programme to challenge mental health stigma and discrimination. Mental health problems are common – but nearly nine out of ten people who experience them say they face stigma and discrimination as a result. This can be even worse than the symptoms themselves. […]

Classic Art Animated

Classic Art Animated

Posted by on Jan 17, 2014 in Blog, Robert Waddilove

I noticed this great little animation on some blogs this morning, called B E A U T Y , directed by Rino Stefano Tagliafierro. It reminded me of our own films we have produced for Google’s incredible Art Project. Working with NOMINT, we have now created two films promoting Art Project, and used a variety […]

What we’re looking forward to in 2014

What we’re looking forward to in 2014

Posted by on Jan 10, 2014 in Blog, Robert Waddilove

We were invited by Inkling to be part of their ’2014 Trends, Insights and Happenings’ report and write a few words about what we’re looking forward to in 2014 (relating to our industry, of course!). The report is out today, and you can see it here, it includes insight from 30 people in and around […]

What We’ve Been Watching

What We’ve Been Watching

Posted by on Aug 9, 2013 in Blog, What we've been watching

First up we have a great new video from our friends at Nexus Productions for Franz Ferdinand. We really like the use of classic graphic design and fonts in this one. Good energy too.   Franz Ferdinand – Right Action from jonas odell on Vimeo.   The Impossible Family Portrait – Skype A very emotive […]

Guinness World Records:OMG! YouTube Channel Hits 150k Subscribers!

Guinness World Records:OMG! YouTube Channel Hits 150k Subscribers!

Posted by on Aug 2, 2013 in Blog

Upon hitting 100,000 subscribers we threw a Guiness World Records party right here in the office involving attempts at smashing the record for the quickest time to eat a doughnut without the use of hands or any licking of the lips. As of last night we are half way to reaching 200,000 and hopefully another […]

London Fashion Week

London Fashion Week

Posted by on Mar 11, 2013 in Blog, Robert Waddilove, Video, Will Brown

Across the Pond made its London Fashion Week debut, storming onto the scene with two major projects featuring the capital’s best-dressed. First off, we created a trailer for Top Shop’s involvement with LFW, showing how they were using social media, and Google’s products in particular, to reach out to a much larger audience. Called ‘Future […]

Across the Pond presents ‘Rochelle’

Across the Pond presents ‘Rochelle’

Posted by on Dec 6, 2012 in Blog, Esther Raphael, Robert Waddilove

‘Rochelle’ A film for Centrepoint To raise awareness around their mentoring programme, Across the Pond and RSA came together to produce a video for Centrepoint, the charity that gives homeless young people a future. Esther, who is Across the Pond’s Head of Development and a mentor to Rochelle, wanted to bring attention to the importance […]