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The Trans Siberian Railway

A Photo Journal by Presence Director Kieron Hawkes. For as long as I can remember I wanted to do the Trans Siberian Railway. This obsession followed me into adulthood. In 2018, after finishing directing Fortitude 3, I finally decided to do it. The route I decided to take was the Trans Siberian to Lake Baikal […]

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Directors Latest Work Magazine Richard Swarbrick

Médecins Sans Frontières: Depicting the Rohingya crisis.

Richard Swarbrick and Presence have completed a huge animation project about the Rohingya for MSF. In less than 24 hours the film had over 4 million views, 1,700 comments, 13,100 shares and 47,000 likes on facebook alone, bringing in much needed donations for the charity. In 2017, the world’s attention focused on Myanmar’s Rohingya, ethnic […]

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Community Magazine

Brands on a Mission

Danny Fleet writes…I listened to an interesting HBR podcast over the weekend. Dr Myriam Sidebe is a public health expert who has been promoting handwashing with soap for several years. Myriam partners with governments, brands, NGO’s and communities. She currently lectures at Harvard Kennedy School. Myriam has some interesting things to say about brands that […]

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Production

Producer Survey

During lockdown we have been running a Producer survey to gauge the current state of the industry and Producers attitude towards it. We’ve had some really enlightening and interesting results about job satisfaction, support, pay, and what makes for a great Production Company or department. If you are a Producer, or PM who works full […]

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Covid-19

Covid-19 and Production

Presence is shooting and creating animation throughout Covid-19. We are constantly in touch with the APA and IPA on safe practise guidelines coming out of lockdown, and we have safety officers, insurances and contract addendums at the ready. Our weekly updates with over 150 Producers have been proving invaluable. You can read more about our […]

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Community

BooksGO

Presence are proud supporters of BooksGO. They provide packs of books and learning materials to children that don’t have access to online facilities during lockdown. BooksGO have a fantastic network of suppliers and have quality secondhand books provided by donations across London. You can find out more about the volunteer network and how to donate […]

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Awards Production

Presence in the Televisual Top 30 Commercials Production Companies ’20

We are very happy to have (just) made it into the Televisual Top 30 Commercials Production Companies for 2020 within our first year of trading. Along with an illustrious list of top name Global Commercial Production shops, we have exciting ambitions for the future. Thanks to all those involved in #presenceteam that have helped us […]

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Covid-19 Directors Immersive Latest Work Production

Jason Stone Interviews Danny Fleet

Jason Stone from David Reviews has recorded a Virus Crisis Podcast with Danny Fleet from Presence. They share their thoughts on production through lockdown and how technology and content are playing out through the crisis. #presenceteam

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Covid-19 Directors

Home Studio Shooters and Animators

We have an extensive list of Directors, Animators, Photographers and CGI specialists who are creating content from their home studios. Aside from the roster, we can source #presenceteam talent to match your brief. On our roster, Richard Swarbrick and Chris Shepherd are working remotely and we are co-ordinating teams of animators online. Mat Hale is […]

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Avril Furness Awards Directors Gaelle Mourre Immersive

Avril Furness & Gaelle Mourre VR films are winning awards

We are delighted to see that both Avril Furness and Gaelle Mourre‘s Virtual Reality Films are being nominated for and winning awards around the world. Both are hugely capable and inventive Directors who have a really good understanding of creating story for the #VR space. As we enter 2020, here’s the latest round; Avril Furness […]