News stories: Wilder
‘Transforming Energy’ Saudi Aramco
We’ve just created a new brand film for Saudi Aramco ahead of next year's
much anticipated IPO, expected to be the biggest share offering in history,
dwarfing the $22billion raised by the Alibaba Group in 2014. ‘Transforming Energy’ was filmed on location within the Kingdom, London and Shanghai where the film was launched at a gala dinner for senior management and key partners.
Directed by Matt McConaghy with GFX created in-house at Wilder, grading by Claire Winter at Roundtable and mixing by Dom Boucher at the Sound Company.
Wilder Up 18 Places In Televisual’s Top 50 Survey
We’re thrilled to have jumped 18 places in Televisual’s 2016 Corporate Top 50 Survey which now places Wilder at 15th! Last year was certainly a busy & exciting one for us, with films for Lebara, NASA, Beanstalk, Bentley & Aramco, alongside an award-winning feature documentary and our short film 'The Pitch'.
The Pitch - Our Latest Short Film Watch It Here!
We are delighted to announce that our short film The Pitch, directed by John Hardwick and starring Richard Glover, Justin Edwards and Jessica Ellerby, has concluded its festival run and is now available to view and share.
So if you weren’t lucky enough to catch it at London Short Film Festival, Palm Springs, Sapporo International, New York or any of the other festival screenings then you can watch it above.
We really hope you like it and please do share it with everyone you know.
Thanks again to everyone who helped make it –
From all of us at Wilder
Wilder Produce New Volunteer Recruitment Film - Ellie’s Story
We’re proud to have again worked with UK literacy charity Beanstalk, to produce a new film to encourage volunteers to sign up to become reading helpers.
The short animation illustrates the experience of Beanstalk volunteer, Louise Sutton, told in her own words, and 8 year old Ellie, as they work hard to improve not only Ellie's literacy level, but her confidence too.
Ginny Lunn, Beanstalk’s CEO, says “A huge thank you from me. It’s so fantastic to have done this for us. It’ll be such a boost in our recruitment. Great start to the year.”
NASA STS 51-G Space Shuttle - 30th Anniversary Film
Wilder were thrilled to get the opportunity to work with NASA to produce a film to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Space Shuttle Flight STS 51-G.
One of a series of vital missions that helped pave the way for the remarkable achievements to follow in space exploration. Flight STS 51-G is also remembered for the excitement created throughout the Middle-East with the inclusion of the first Arab, the first Muslim and the first member of a royal family in space. Prince Sultan Salman Al Saud, the crews payload specialist.
The film was a highlight of a 30th Anniversary event at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, bringing together the original Shuttle crew alongside a VIP audience of scientists and dignitaries, in front of the actual Space Shuttle Discovery.
Two Silvers & A Bronze at The 2015 New York Festivals
Our new short film ‘The Pitch’ picked up 3 awards at the 2015 New York Festivals for; Best Direction, Best Writing and Best Performance. Congratulations to director John Hardwick, writers Will Maclean & Marc Haynes & all the cast, especially Richard.
...STOP PRESS : The Pitch has been selected for screening at the prestigious Palm Springs International Film Festival, 16th - 22nd June.
Check out the trailer here: www.thepitchfilm.co.uk
Wilder’s Fifth Year In Televisual’s Top 10
We are really chuffed that 2015 marks Wilder's fifth year in Televisual's Top 10 Corporate Producers, as voted by our peers, and especially pleased that it was our "great creative" that was singled out for recognition.
2015 World Economic Forum ‘Where Energy Is Opportunity’
Last month Wilder were invited back to 2015 World Economic Forum in Davos, to present a new film for Aramco, the world's leading oil and gas supplier. The film titled 'Where Energy Is Opportunity' highlights the challenges Aramco faces to make the natural resources already available, more efficient and sustainable for future generations.
The film was shown at a gala event alongside a presentation by the amazing Hugh Herr, Head of Biomechatronics at MIT, who discussed the future of bionic prosthetics.
Check out his truly inspirational Ted lecture here.
Welcome John Hardwick. Our New ‘Creative In Residence’
We are delighted to announce that the very talented John Hardwick will be taking up a 'creative residency' here at Wilder. John directed both The Pitch, our recent short film, and co-directed documentary feature film, Follow The Money, which was co-produced by Wilder.
John is an award-winning director of television, film and music videos, most recently shooting 'Ballad Of The Mighty I' for Noel Gallagher. We are all very much looking forward to further Wilder creative collaborations with John in 2015.
Congratulations to Glasgow on being awarded the 2017 World Badminton Championships, making it four wins out of four for Wilder, Glasgow & EventScotland. Working together again with our friends at Vero Communications, we produced two films for Glasgow's presentation to the WSF in Lima last week, where on the strength of their presentation they were awarded the 2017 World Championships, with the Sudirman Cup going to the Gold Coast.
Anne Smillie CEO of BADMINTONscotland said 'We cannot thank the team at Wilder enough for having produced the outstanding film which we included in our bid presentation in November 2014 – it in no small part helped us secure this, the Badminton World Federation’s premier event, for 2017; and for that we are extremely grateful'
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