Johnny Hardstaff / Archive 18

This archival site was last updated - 3rd December 2018

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Projects:

2018 - Commissioned by Gucci / GQ to design and direct the fashion documentary film 'The Performers: Michael Clark' for Conde Nast International.
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Gucci / GQ - 'Michael Clark'
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2017 - Commissioned by Jimmy Whoo to write and direct the three track extended music video / short film 'Motel Music Part. II'.
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MUSIC VIDEO 'Motel Music Part. II'
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2017 - UNRELEASED - Commissioned by Wieden & Kennedy Amsterdam / Ferrari to direct the long format commercial '- - - - - - - -'.
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Ferrari 'UNRELEASED'
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2016 - Commissioned by Battery LA / CD Projekt Red to direct the game promo 'SeaWolf'.
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GAME PROMO 'SeaWolf'
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2016 - Commissioned by Mullen Los Angeles / Acura to direct the 80 second commercial 'Wake'.
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Acura 'Wake'
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2016 - Commissioned by JWT London / Mazda to direct the 60 second commercial 'Under City Drive'.
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Mazda 'Under City Drive'
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2016 - Creative Director for RPA Los Angeles / Honda USA.
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2015 - Commissioned by Mother / Hovis to direct the 40 second television advertisement 'Stuck Inside'.
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Hovis 'Stuck Inside' 40'
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2015 - Commissioned by Wieden + Kennedy / Honda to direct the 60 second television advertisement 'Feeling' (and three 20 second advertisements - 'Sport' / 'Tourer' / 'Type R').
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Honda 'Feeling' 60'
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Honda 'Feeling' - Civic Sport 20'
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Honda 'Feeling' - Civic Tourer 20'
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Honda 'Feeling' - Civic Type R 20'
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2015 - US - Commissioned by Arnold Worldwide / New Balance to direct the 70 second television advertisement 'The Storm'.
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New Balance 'The Storm' Agency 70'
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2014 - Commissioned by Wieden + Kennedy / Honda to direct the 30 second television / online advertisement 'Hot & Cold'.
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Honda 'Hot & Cold'
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2014 - Commissioned by JWT London / Kenco to direct the 90 second television and cinema advertisement 'Coffee vs Gangs'.
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Kenco 'Coffee vs Gangs'
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2014 - Commissioned by Royal Marines / WCRS London to direct the 60 second advertisement 'They Come From the Sea'.
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Royal Marines Agency 60'
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2014 - Commissioned by XBOX / 343 / 215McCann San Francisco to direct the 2014 Halo E3 trailer (1.43).
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XBOX 'Halo E3 Trailer'
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2013 - FEATURE FILM PROMO - Commissioned by Ridley Scott / Scott Free to direct 'The Counselor' feature film promo 'Hand' (featuring Michael Fassbender and Natalie Dormer) through RSA Films for Twentieth Century Fox.
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FEATURE FILM PROMO 'Hand'
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2013 - Commissioned by Baileys / 101 Advertising to design and direct the 60 second advertisement 'Forming'.
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Baileys 'Forming'
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2013 - Commissioned by Smirnoff / Mother to direct the 60 second advertisement 'Apple Bite Red' and the 30 second advertisement 'Apple Bite Gold'.
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Smirnoff 'Apple Bite Red'
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Smirnoff 'Apple Bite Gold'
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Smirnoff Production Stills -
Photographer > Jiri Skupien @ Stillking
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2013 - Commissioned by Monoprix / Rosa Park Paris to direct the 90 second advertisement 'Battle'.
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Monoprix 'Battle'
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2013 - Commissioned by Lucozade / Grey Advertising London to direct the 60 second advertisement 'Versus'.
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Lucozade 'Versus'
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2012 - FEATURE FILM SEQUENCE - Commissioned by Ridley Scott / Scott Free to direct, design and co-write (with Ridley Scott & Michael Ellenberg) the 4K long-format 'Prometheus' film sequence 'Transmission' (7.01) through RSA Films for Twentieth Century Fox.
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FEATURE FILM SEQUENCE 'Transmission'
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2012 - SHORT FILM - Commissioned by Ridley Scott / Scott Free to direct, design and co-write (with Ridley Scott / Damon Lindelof and Michael Ellenberg) the Prometheus feature film promo 'DAVID' (featuring Michael Fassbender) through RSA Films for Twentieth Century Fox.
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SHORT FILM 'DAVID'
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2012 - SHORT FILM - Commissioned by Ridley Scott / Scott Free to direct the Prometheus feature film promo 'Quiet Eye' (featuring Noomi Rapace) through RSA Films for Twentieth Century Fox.
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SHORT FILM 'Quiet Eye'
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2012 - Commissioned by Wieden & Kennedy Amsterdam / Coca Cola to direct the 60 second advertisement 'Ekocycle'.
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Coca Cola 'Ekocycle'
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2012 - Commissioned by Lexus / CHI to direct the 30 second advertisement 'Drop'.
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Lexus 'Drop'
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2011 - Creative Consultancy 3 for AMV BBDO / BlackBerry.
2011 - Creative Consultancy 2 for AMV BBDO / BlackBerry.
2011 - Commissioned by DDB Paris / PepsiCo to direct the 90 second advertisement 'Energie Naturelle'.
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Tropicana 'Energie Naturelle'
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2011 - Creative Consultancy for AMV BBDO / BlackBerry.
2010 - SHORT FILM - Commissioned by B&B Italia / Wallpaper* Magazine to design and direct 'Space Bends' for the London Design Festival.
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SHORT FILM 'Space Bends'
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2010 - SHORT FILM - Commissioned to write, design and direct the short film 'DarkRoom' as part of the Ridley Scott Associates / DDB London / Philips 'Parallel Lines' project.
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SHORT FILM 'DarkRoom'
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2010 - SPECIAL PROJECT - R&D commences on 'Tomorrow Dreams'.
2010 - Commissioned by Skoda / Fallon London to direct 'Skoda Forensic Profile', a series of fifteen idents.
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Skoda 'Fabia1'
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2010 - Creative consultancy for Euro RSCG London.
2010 - R&D - Toshiba for Grey London.
2009 - Commissioned by MTV to direct and design the 60 second advertisement 'Cherry Girl'.
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2009 - Commissioned by SONY / Fallon London to direct and design 'SONY Heart', a series of fourteen FIFA World Cup idents.
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SONY 'Heart 01'
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SONY 'Heart 03'
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SONY 'Heart 04'
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SONY 'Heart 05'
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SONY 'Heart 07'
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SONY 'Heart 11'
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2009 - Creative consultancy for Publicis.
2009 - Commissioned by Johnnie Walker / BBH to direct the 30 second advertisement 'New World'.
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Johnnie Walker 'New World'
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2008 - Commissioned by Orange / Fallon London to direct and design the 30 second advertisement 'Stars'.
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Orange 'Stars'
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2008 - Commissioned by LG / BBH to direct and design the 30 second advertisement 'Power'.
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LG 'Power'
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2008 - BOOK - 'Re-Imagining Animation - The Changing Face of the Moving Image' - Paul Wells & Johnny Hardstaff - AVA Publishing
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2008 - Creative consultancy for TBWA.
2008 - Commissioned by SONY / Fallon London to direct and design the 30 second HD advertisement 'Basketballs'.
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SONY 'Basketballs'
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2008 - Commissioned by SONY / Fallon London to direct and design a series of six idents that 'Test' HD.
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SONY 'Glass'
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SONY 'Thread'
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SONY 'Lens'
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SONY 'Sponge'
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SONY 'Matches'
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SONY 'Pegs'
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2008 - Creative consultancy for Saatchi & Saatchi.
2008 - Commissioned by ASICS / Dentsu / onedotzero to direct and design the 60 second brand film 'Marathon'. The film forms part of ASICS 'Tokyo Marathon Theatre' project to be screened at the 2008 Tokyo event.
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2008 - Commissioned by Toshiba / Grey Advertising London to direct and design both the 60 second brand film 'Light Lighter', and the 40 second product based advertisement.
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2008 - START - NEWS: Johnny Hardstaff returns to commercial moving image, establishing 'Hardstaff'. Represented by Ridley Scott Associates, Hardstaff is a fluid multi-disciplinary design studio. Led by Johnny Hardstaff, 'Hardstaff' will work in a variety of media on both commercial and experimental projects.
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2006/7 - Johnny Hardstaff works exclusively on his self-initiated graphic narrative book project.
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2006/7 - STOP - For the foreseeable future Johnny Hardstaff draws all commercial work to a close.
2006 - Work continues on Johnny Hardstaff's ongoing book / film project.
2005/6 - Commissioned by Mother / Orange to direct the 30 second film 'Paint' for television.
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2005 - Johnny Hardstaff commences work on major personal / experimental book and film project.
2005 - Commissioned by WGN Publishing (Japan) to design six cultural prototypes for exhibition in Tokyo.
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2005 - Commissioned by Tokyo's NTT Resonant Inc. / Dentsu to design and direct 30 second film for its 'One Spot Project'.
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2004 - Conceptual research and development for Mother Advertising.
2004 - Conceptual research and development for Orange / Mother Advertising.
2004 - Commissioned by Saatchi and Saatchi for APAC Public Information Television Campaign.
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2003 - Commissioned by Little Minx (Los Angeles) to design their logo / identity.
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2003 - Commissioned by Resfest International Film Festival / Palm Pictures to design, animate and direct their festivals opening credits, teaser film and design their print identity for all continents.
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2003 - Conceptual commissions from Saatchi and Saatchi, Weiden and Kennedy and BBH for a variety of major clients.
2002 / 03 - Commissioned by Fallon UK / BBC to produce the station launch film for BBC3.
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2002 - Commissioned to produce an animated / mixed media music video for FC Kahuna's track 'Hayling'.
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2001 / 02 - Commissioned by Radiohead / Parlophone Records to produce an animated longer format 'special commission' for the tracks 'Pull/Pulk Revolving Doors' and 'Like Spinning Plates'.
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2001 / 02 - Commissioned by Saatchi and Saatchi to revise their Toyota Formula 1 campaign.
2001 - Los Angeles. Web project. Consultant for Ridley Scott Associates.
2001 - Commissioned by Sony Records to direct a mixed media promo for 'Super Furry Animals'.
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2001 - Commissioned by Sony Playstation to make self-initiated short film 'Future of Gaming'.
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2001 - Signed to Ridley Scott Associates and Black Dog Films as a director for UK and Europe representation.
2000 - Commissioned by Sony PlayStation UK to design and direct a short film entitled 'History of Gaming'.
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1999 - Designed and built first animated film, Phenomenon One, for the Freestylers, a West London hip hop outfit. Sponsored by Letraset UK.
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1999 - Sponsored by Letraset to generate architectural prototypes.
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1992 / 99 - Graphic Design for Paul Smith / Katharine Hamnett / 'Hardfloor' with Ben Drury / Escape (Brighton).
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