MINI at the FoS

In 2016 we had the pleasure of experiencing the Goodwood Festival of Speed whilst working for MINI.

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Master of Dots

Not so long ago I shot and directed a film for my pal JJ.

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Spring ’17 Reel

My very latest reel. Mainly self-shot / directed / produced / written but with some notable exceptions including 

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A Most UNcorporate video

We’ve just finished the production of the launch promo for Steamhaus. (www.steamhaus.co.uk)

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Spring 2015 Reel

Putting a reel together is a great opportunity to look back on the work you’ve done. Normally you move straight on to the next job with little time for reflection! But compiling a reel forces you to review your work dispassionately again – like anyone looking at it for the first time would do. Everything […]

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Architectural Reel

One of SPL’s specializations is architectural filming – both video and stills. In the last few years we have have filmed everything from offices and shops to some wonderful public buildings.

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Classic Cars in 3D – Season Two

The first season of Classic Cars in 3D certainly caused a stir with some episodes being sold to a well-known Asian TV manufacturer as great examples of 3D content! All episodes were also sold to Virgin Media in the UK. So buoyed with the success of Season One, early in 2013 we started planning Season […]

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Aloft … in Scotland

Twice this year we’ve had the great pleasure of staying at The Crieff Hydro in Perthshire, Scotland. First we were there in May for the AH2013 event – with almost 250 Austin Healeys from all over the world in attendance – and then we returned in September to shoot part of CEO Steven Leckie’s fascinating […]

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Kids@Play Bumpacars – Mickey and Minnie

Ho Hum. 25-odd degrees outside and we’re thinking of Christmas. Actually not really THIS Christmas but the one after it. Your favorite neighborhood toy store made most of its its buying decisions for Christmas 2013 months ago and about this time of the year, manufacturers start developing their new toys for the following year.

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It’s all pants …

Recently I had the great pleasure of being asked to direct a promo for Jockey’s new campaign – and ‘Show You’re Jockey’ is the result.

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DSLR (self-shot) Reel 2012

Recently we’ve put together a new reel of Ian’s self-shot work. It’s all shot on DSLR and it’s a salute to an era that is about to end. Why?

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Davies Paints: CleanAir

Film and Video production is what we do at SPL and we’ve always made TV commercials. Recently, we’ve finished this TV commercial for Davies Paints in the Philippines.

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Melbourne’s New Home

Shot entirely on DSLR over a period of two months up to the opening. Directed by Dennis Keighron-Foster with Ian Sandall

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Des Horsfall’s Kuschty Rye: Long Long Time

It’s certainly been a long time since we started shooting this video! I looked back at the original set of rushes the other day and to my amazement saw that they were shot in October 2010!

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Innovation!

One day we were asked to make a training film – but with a difference! Normally when we get asked to make training films it’s for something technical that requires lots of complex shooting.  But this one was different!

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Davies Paints: Walls in Fashion

This TV and Cinema commercial was made specifically for The Philippines and was shot and post-produced in Manila.

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PZ Cussons 125

A 22 minute film to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the founding of PZ Cussons plc – most famous (in the UK) for its Imperial Leather soap.

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Gilmore Roberts / Fleetwood Fair

Gilmore Roberts are leading the ‘new wave’ in folk and this track is off their second album ‘Up From the Deep’.

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Seashell Trust Fundraising

This film was made to raise awareness (and funds) for The Seashell Trust in Cheshire. The Seashell Trust is a wonderful organization dedicated to looking after children, young people and adults with some of the most challenging disabilities and learning difficulties. Although there are around 100 pupils there are over 500 staff and volunteers so […]

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Vimetco China

Vimetco are a major manufacturer of aluminium. Based in Europe they have operations in Romania, Africa and China. Our brief was to document the Chinese operations so that analysts in the US and Europe could learn more about the company. The facilities are all in Henan Province in NW China.

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