Wilder’s New Creative Partner!
Wilder are thrilled Marcus Stephenson is joining us as a Creative Partner! Marcus is a multi-award winning director and producer with 20 years experience in branded content and factual broadcast. His film Children of The Snow Land won Best Documentary Feature at the London Independent Film Festival recently and he has just finished making a second series of his Channel 4 commission: Phil Spencer’s Stately Homes.
Wilder will be collaborating with Marcus & Mayfly TV to develop factual broadcast projects alongside producing branded content for marketing and communications agency Transatlantic Entertainment for clients such as Microsoft and ERS Insurance.
Check out the first film in the ‘ReinCarnation’ series that Marcus has made for ERS with motoring journalist Jonny Smith.
‘Children Of The Snow Land’ - London Festival Screening
Fancy an uplifting alternative to Saturday night television?
Wilder Creative Partner Marcus Stephenson’s award winning feature documentary Children of the Snow Land is showing on the big screen at the London Independent Film Festival at Bermondsey at 9pm Saturday 12 April. Tickets still available here www.liff.org
Children of the Snow Land tells the extraordinary story of children born in High Himalayas of Nepal. At 4 years old, they're sent to school in the city, hoping education means a better life. They do not see their parents again for 12 years. Now aged 16, the film follows their epic trek home.
"An incredibly inspiring story from the roof of the world where families struggle and sacrifice everything to help their children…"
"This is a stunning film!"
‘My Generation’ In Cinemas Across The UK
Wilder have spent the last 3 years working on feature documentary 'My Generation' about the vivid and inspiring story of the 60s cultural revolution in London, told through the eyes of Sir Michael Caine.
Released in cinemas March 14th across the UK, with a special live Q&A broadcast from Caine himself.
Do go and see it, it's a lot of fun. You can find your nearest screen here:
Working With UCL’s Alumni
UCL School of Management commissioned Wilder to produce a series of films about their successful alumni - The De Haas sisters, aka Double Dutch, have created a fast growing premium mixers brand. And co-founders Michael Langguth & Oyvind Henriksen set up POQ, a highly successful app-commerce company. They all developed their businesses while studying at UCL and credit the MsC Entrepreneurship course with giving them the knowledge and confidence to realise their business dreams.
Watch the films here:
Simply Business - Celebrating Differences - Digital Campaign
To coincide with Simply Business' brand refresh Wilder conceived & produced a series of 30-second and 6-second spots 'Celebrating Differences' for a YouTube advertising campaign. The 30sec spot was been viewed in excess of 1.6m times over a 6 week period with an amazing 3x above average viewer retention.
#SBChamps at Euro Championships
The European Amputee Football Championships kick off in Istanbul next week with England’s first match against Greece on Tues 3rd Oct at 15.30.
Wilder worked closely with lead sponsor Simply Business and EAFA to create a series of 'Top Trump' style films to showcase the amazing talents of the England players.
Many thanks to the team at Copa90 who just posted a compilation edit which has already received over 55k views, click here to watch it.
My Generation at Venice International Film Festival
Wilder are proud to announce that feature-length documentary 'My Generation’ will premiere next month at the prestigious Venice International Film Festival. British film icon Sir Michael Caine narrates and stars in this vivid and inspiring story of his personal journey through 60’s London.
Based on personal accounts and stunning archive footage, this feature-length documentary sees Caine travel back in time to talk to The Beatles, Twiggy, David Bailey, Mary Quant, The Rolling Stones, David Hockney and other star names.
“For the first time in history the young working class stood up for ourselves and said: We’re here, this is our society and we’re not going away!”
Wilder worked closely with the whole production team, trawling through 100’s of hours of original 60’s archive material to create the dynamic opening title sequence, and over 30 additional animated sequences.
The Venice International Film Festival, now in its 74th year, is the oldest film festival in the world and ranks alongside Cannes and Berlin as the most important showcase for new feature films.
A huge congratulations to all involved!
The England Amputee Football Association
Wilder have produced a series of films for social media to celebrate Simply Business's sponsorship of the England Amputee Football Association.
Filmed at the UEFA Champions Festival in Cardiff, the films have racked up over 85k views on Facebook alone.
The England team's recent success winning the Futbol Cup in Poland was the perfect start to their preparations for the European Championships in Turkey in October. Watch this space for more films in the build up!
Simply Business - ‘We Are B Corp’
Do check out our new film for Simply Business, a really remarkable employer (Sunday Times #1 Best Company to Work for 2016 & 2015), which celebrates their award of the highly prestigious B Corp accreditation.
B Corp is to business what Fairtrade is to coffee, an independent accreditation for companies that attain the highest standards of social & environmental impact and prove that business can be a force for good.
Filmed at the insurance specialists London and Northampton offices the film captures the passion and pride of Simply Business’s employees and has been viewed over 23,000 times in the first week.