Phil Lee, longtime video commissioner at XL Recordings, who departed the label at the end of last year, has now joined Untold Studios as creative director.
Lewis Rose signs to Park Village
Multi award-winning London-based director and writer Lewis Rose has joined Park Village for commercials, content and music videos.
The winner of a UKMVA in 2016 for his video for Beardyman's Mountainside (above), Rose's most recent comedy short The Chop has screened at over 150 festivals and won 40 awards to date - including being longlisted for an Academy Award - since its release last year.
“In all of my work – commercials, music videos or fiction – I try to bring memorable characters to screen," he says. "I like to focus on people’s quirks and interesting characteristics, taking in the good, the bad, the funny and the strange... we’re all a little bit odd deep down.”
He started as a child actor and his on screen highlight was trying to kiss Sienna Miller while playing a 13 year old weed dealer. However during his time as a young actor, Rose knew he wanted to be on the other side of the camera.
Park Village MD Tom Webb says: “Lewis has a real talent for finding those everyday comedy moments we can all relate to and I’m thrilled that he is joining the roster.” Rose
On signing to Park Village, Rose says: “I’m over the moon to be signing to Park Village. To be part of a production company that is so well regarded, with such great history and so full of talented people is an absolute dream. I can’t wait to start collaborating with the team - I think we’re a great fit creatively and I’m buzzing to get going.”
For music video enquiries contact Chloe Page at Lock It In.
• Watch Lewis Rose’s work here
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