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A Little Help

On May 18, 2016 by in Fiction

about / vision A little help is a short written and directed by Daniel T. Halsall. This film is about Oath, an 11-year-old girl with a craving for a lolly. Problem is that the sweets-jar at home is hidden away too high and the market man refuses to sell her candy based on her height. […]

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Stillwave – Slow Binders

On December 17, 2015 by in Music

about / vision Slow Binders is a song by the Dutch indie band Stillwave. The videoclip was written and directed by Daniel T. Halsall. The song in their own words is about: “taking a few steps back, looking at your life and, against expectations, finding peace with what you see.” The song Slow Binders is very dynamic, with parts […]

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De Rechtstaat – Wasmachine

On December 16, 2015 by in Music

about / vision This was a videoclip for the hiphop group De Rechtstaat. What I love about the group is their zany tone, they love wackiness, have themes going on with monkeys and bananas. It was a great joy to make their videoclip.

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The Silent Famine

On November 14, 2015 by in Documentary

about / vision Famine often grabs the headlines as big international charity organisations try to mobilise their loyal supporters to help the starving people ‘there’. Meanwhile a hundred million unseen and unheard people suffer the same desperate hunger year after year. This documentary sheds light on the sub-Saharan Burkina Faso, where people from the villages […]

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Norman’s Chocolate

On October 12, 2015 by in Commissioned Work

We made ‘moving images’ advertisement pieces for Norman’s, when viewing in the beginning you think you are watching a still image until suddenly you see people moving. Good fun, and some of the best chocolate I have tasted in my life. Highly recommended!

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Things We Do For Love

On July 2, 2014 by in Fiction

about / vision On ‘Things We Do For Love’ I had the luck of being selected to be part of NISI MASA & FEST’s Borderline project. The project explored immigration issues in Europe through film. During the project we spent a month touring all through Europe with actors and crew to shoot our film, all […]

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Sylvestre’s Story

On July 1, 2014 by in Documentary

about / vision Rwanda: 1994. After helping people escape over the border into Congo, Sylvestre does not feel like a hero. He struggles with shame, guilt and anger. Why didn’t he save his friends from the Genocide? How can the same type of people they worked so hard on saving, afterwards wrongfully accuse and imprison […]

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The Story of Sanoma Learning

On July 1, 2014 by in Commissioned Work

about / vision ‘The Story of Sanoma Learning’ is a film that was used to introduce the new strategy of Sanoma’s Learning division, one of Europe’s leading learning companies. A big change in this strategy is a shift in focus on personalised learning. The brief was to make a film which would work well internationally. […]

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Rouwbijbel – Niet Genoeg

On July 1, 2014 by in Music

about / vision ‘Rouwbijbel’ was a project to capture on film the intense rawness of musician Timon Borgdorff‘s songs from the Boetepsalm project (which translates to penitential psalm). expertise When I first heard the songs their bare and nakedness hit me. You could hear the artist really put his heart and soul into each track. So when thinking […]

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