Wilder Wins GOLD at Cannes
We are delighted to have won Gold at 2013 Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards for the interactive film “First2AMillion", produced for The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP).
The film follows a group of teens in their battle to be the first to a million views for their increasingly outrageous films and explores the issues they face when losing control of content online. The interactive film allows viewers to choose what the characters do next, demonstrating to teenagers how easy it is to make the wrong choices online.
The education team from CEOP & the THINKUKNOW campaign took the film on tour, visiting schools across the UK and discussing the issues it raised and the response from students and teachers was overwhelmingly positive;
Alice Hine, a teacher from London, said that “it was a fantastic film and the students were really engaged in the interactive nature, keen to get their opinions across and interested to find out what was going to happen".
The film was judged a great success by CEOP and has gone on to be endorsed by children's charities and police forces across the country. Check out the campaign website: www.thinkuknow.co.uk
2 GOLDS at New York Film Festivals
Wilder picked up two Golds and a Silver at the recent New York Film Festival for “Waiting for Conkers” & ‘ Sexy Tuesdays’. We will need to make the most of these wins as for the first time this year we decided not to enter the IVCA’s and instead put the cash saved towards a new short film.
Wilder have been ranked 10th in Televisual’s 2013 Top 50 survey of Uk Corporate Production Companies. Even better we are ranked 3rd overall in the prestigious Peer Poll.
Creative director Paul Gowers has moved on to set up his own production company called Buddy and all at Wilder wish him luck in his new venture.
Winner, Best Film!
We’re delighted to say we’ve won the inaugaural AR Drone Film Competition with our film What a difference a drone makes. In October, 10 filmmakers from 10 cities around the world produced 10 movies in 10 days with the amazing AR.Drone 2.0 quadricopter. Wilder were chosen to represent London and beat off stiff competition to win best film and take the 10,000 dollar prize at the awards ceremony in Paris. Many thanks to all the Wilder team who worked on the film. The film will be released online in December.
Official Selection RSSF 2012
Our film Waiting for Conkers made for design agency William Joseph has been selected for the Rushes Soho Shorts Festival in the best short film category. It will screen at the ICA on Sunday 15th July at 8.30 pm. If you fancy seeing it along with some of the best UK shorts , tickets are available here.
NEW YORK FESTIVALS RESULT
The New York Festivals Award results are out and Wilder are dead chuffed to have won three Silver World Medals. Two for Saudi Aramco 'Energy to the World' in Buisness theater and Cinematography and one for KPMG 'The Difference in Us' . Well done and congratulations to all those who worked on the films.
6 GONGS AT IVCA AWARDS
We had a very succesful night at the IVCA awards with 4 films picking up 6 awards. It was refreshing to see a lot more companies being represented across the winners. We were very happy to be the only company to win 2 Golds on the night. Here's our full tally with links to some of the films. Gold for Poolia 'Wasting Your Talent', Gold and Silver For Premier League "Get On With the Game' Silver and Bronze for Saudi Aramco 'Energy to the World' and Bronze for William Joseph 'Waiting For Conkers' A big thank you to all our clients for the great opportunities and to all the Wilder team for their inspired work. Well done to Dfran for his Silver in editing, outstripping the Bronze his boss won for direction.That's no way to get ahead around here!
Sexy Tuesdays wins new fans down under
Sexy Tuesdays, winner of the London 48 hour Film project, has just competed at the International 48 hour competition in Taos, New Mexico against 100 other cities. It didn't win the jury prize but did go down well with audiences as this blog from Melbourne's team LateNite Films shows. If you want to see what can be done with 48 hours of thinking, writing, acting, directing, editing and general panicking, check it out. http://vimeo.com/37949947
The London 48 hour Film Project
What a weekend! On Friday night 43 teams including ours met at the Prince Charles cinema to find out a character, a prop and a line of dialogue to include in the film. We then chose a genre out of a hat. We picked comedy. We then had 48 hours to make a film between 4 and 7 minutes long. It was terrifying, ludicrous, chaotic, exhausting, exhilirating and ultimately hugely satisfying. Our film 'Sexy Tuesdays' starring Jim North & Sarah Sutcliffe was delivered on Sunday evening with 3 minutes to spare. It went on to win Best film and the Audience award presented by film critic James King.
Click here to see our first teaser
UAE – 2 Gold Medals!
Still from UAE EXPO Act 3 ‘Dream Journey’.
We're delighted to have won 2 gold medals at the New York Festivals Awards for UAE 'Dream Journey', a 6 minute film celebrating the UAE as a destination and shown to more than a million people at Shanghai Expo 2010. Congratulations to our clients at the National Media Council and FQC Media.