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A delicious box of poisoned bonbons

a WIZ FILM selection
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This summer billed by the BFI as ‘one of the greatest ever British music video directors’, WIZ started training under Polish master Krzysztof Kieslowski. He began directing with the genuine cult document ‘Weekender’, the groundbreaking and controversial film exploring the 90's burgeoning dance and drug culture.

He has an ability to cast and elicit defiant performances within highly visual narrative, technical precision and always resounding subject matter.
His work is as provocative as it is sensual, and has earned many awards and admirers, including the coveted MVA Icon honour, joining ranks with Anton Corbijn and Jonathan Glazer.

WIZ has made films with some of the most challenging and respected artist’s today, including actors Michael Fassbender, Rosario Dawson, Ben Whishaw, Stephen Graham, Noel Fielding and artists Alexander McQueen, David Bowie, Marilyn Manson, Massive Attack, Oasis, Chemical Brothers, Kasabian, Arctic Monkeys, Dizzee Rascal, Emeli Sandé, Disclosure, Richard Fearless, Will Young.

He was chosen to create and direct the BBC period drama, ‘The Young Victorians’.

His theatrical debut ‘Tainted Love’, won New Venture Theatre’s best play award.

He's currently developing two features: a contemporary erotic thriller starring Ben Whishaw and a Virtual Reality shamanic drama.

He is a member of BECTU, the Broadcasting, Entertainment, Communications and Theatre Union.

He lives in Brighton, UK.

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Represented @ Curtis Brown by Sam Greenwood & Nish Panchal for drama
and Alexa Haywood @ Free Agent for music film
instagram.com/wizfilmmaker
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  1. MIKA sanremo -directors cut

    16mm
    Black & white
    Running time: 4mins, 11secs
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    Critique:

    upcoming100.com/news-detail/18995/mika-goes-cruising-for-a-forbidden-love-in-sanremo-video/
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    Directors statement:

    We set this film in the late 1950’s to remind ourselves of an era when homosexuality if not illegal was socially shameful, a time of discrimination and persecution.

    For Mika’s imprisoned character the lyrics become a hymn to feeling in an unfeeling world. ‘San Remo’ represents his utopian dream, a fictional place of liberation and transcendence. ‘Over there you shine like a star. Doesn’t even matter who you are…’
    Yet fifty years later we sadly have to be aware that for many peoples in the world ‘San Remo’ still remains a dream. So I and we must wholeheartedly respect Mika himself for choosing to make this film with such courage and eloquence.
    To be of value to someone other than oneself.

    ‘To get to a place where you could love anything you chose, not to need permission for desire, well now that was freedom’ -Toni Morrison
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    Director: WIZ
    Producer: Robert Jelley
    Screenwriter: Pierre Angelique

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    Cast:

    HUSBAND: Mika
    BUTCHER BOY: Darko Nađ
    WIFE: Krista Krsnik
    COP 1. Denis Rajčić
    COP 2. Fabio Gržetić
    RENT BOY 1: Alex Tomić
    RENT BOY 2: Andrija Grgić
    RENT BOY 3: Dario Kuzmanović
    RENT BOY 4: Filip Stanić
    RENT BOY 5: Leo Pavlačić
    RENT BOY 6: Abraham Jan Hrubik
    RENT BOY 7: Marino Čajdo
    RENT BOY 8: Tomislav Tukša
    FEMALE PROSTITUTE: Yisel Matos Campo
    MALE PIMP/PRIEST: Robert Jakuš
    SAILOR 1: Leo Mustač
    SAILOR 2: Sandro Brletić
    SAILOR 3: Shane Gibson
    OLDER BAR CLIENT 1. Ato Kwarmina Markin
    OLDER BAR CLIENT 2. Marijan Stipić
    BAR LANDLADY: Ana Ermakora

    Casting director: Krista Krsnik
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    DoP: Catherine Derry
    Production Designer: Valentina Jakobović
    Editor: Edward Hanbury @ Trim
    Directors agent: Alexa Haywood
    Commissioner: Ailsa Robertson @ Island Records

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    Locations:
    Apartment Transadria - Riva boduli 1, Rijeka. Stara vrata 8, Rijeka. Bar Skradin - Vodovodna 29, Rijeka. Port - Senjsko pristanište 3, Rijeka, Croatia

    Shoot date: 7th SEPTEMBER 2019
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    Production Company: My Accomplice Films
    Head of Production UK: Bonnie Anthony & Imogen Harrison
    Service Producer Croatia: Dominik Bunjevac
    Line Producer Croatia: Kras Gančev
    Creative Assistant: Barabara Bunjevac
    Storyboard artist: Barabara Bunjevac

    1st Assistant Director: Urška Samec

    Location manager: Nina Majcan Šprajc
    Location manager assisant: Dean Lalić

    Focus puller: Ranko Mitić
    Film loader: Filip Starešinić
    2nd assistant camera: Marko Ptiček
    Video assistant: Hrvoje Bazina

    Key grip: Luka Jelinić
    Grip technician: Ivan Kralj

    Gaffer: Petar Strmečki
    Electrician: Sareno Kovačević
    Generator operator: Vladimir Ladiš

    Props On Set: Hrvoje Petelinšek
    Set Dresser: Mateo Tomasevic
    Set Dresser: Damir Draskovic
    Set Dresser: Hrvoje Starjacki

    Costume Designer: Leonie Hartard
    Costume assistant: Katarina Bilan
    Costume assistant: Ivana Stipičić Derado

    Key make up: Maria Bingula
    Make up assistant: Luka Horva

    BTS photographer: Dino Šertović

    TC Production Van: Zlatko Vrbančić
    Wardrobe Van: Mario Đurek
    Van 1: Dražen Mirković
    Van 2: Neno Vlašić
    Cast Bus driver: Dražen Zubić
    Production Driver: Marko Mudrovčić

    Head of Catering: Jelena Delic
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    Camera equipment: Focus 24
    Film stock: Kodak
    Laboratory: Martin Maclone, Kodak London
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    Offline producer: Tatyana Alexandra at Trim
    Post producer: Tamara Mennell at Black Kite
    Colourist: Richard Fearon
    Flame artist: Guy Lubin
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  2. MIKA tiny love -directors cut

    Digital media
    Colour
    Running time: 4mins 8secs
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    ‘The mystery of love is greater than the mystery of death’ -Oscar Wilde
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    Cast: Michael Holbrook, Ronke Arogundade
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    Shoot Date: Tuesday 30th July 2019
    Location: 13 Dehavilland Studios, 20 Theydon Road, Hackney, London Town, E5 9NY
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    Director: WIZ
    Writer: Pierre Angeligue
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    Production Company: My Accomplice Films
    Exec Producer: Imogen Harrison
    Directors agent: Alexa Haywood
    Producer: Fred Bonham-Carter
    Production Manager: Ellie Phipps
    Directors Assistant: Angie Avgeri
    1st Ad: Cordelia Hardy
    Runner: Anniston Lewis-Rodriquez
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    Director Of Photography: Denzil Armour-Brown
    1st Assistant Camera: Oleg Poupko
    2nd Assistant Camera: Angela Garcia
    Camera Trianee: Oscar Healey
    Dit: Ashley Hicks
    Grip: Sid Jones
    Gaffer: Bruce Magahy
    Electrician: Niall Higgins
    Electrician: Andy Laenen
    Electrician: Jonny Boomer
    Electrician: Dave Allen

    Addition Photography: DoP: Ken Eakins
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    Movement Coach: Ally Green
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    Production Designer: Lucie Red
    Buyer: Lydia Hicks
    Art Dept Assist: Terry Palamara
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    Costume Designer: Leonie Hartard
    Costume Assist: Leena Mistry
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    Make-Up: Tracy Ejuetami
    Hair: Alero Ejuteami
    Artist Hair & Make Up: Geraldine Fougerat
    Artist Stylist: Paloma & Yasmine
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    Stills: Ali Tollervey
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    Editor: Ed Hanbury @ Trim
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    Colourist: George Kyriacou
    Post Supervisor: Guy Lubin @ Black Kite
    Post Producer: Tamara Mennell
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    Camera Equipment: C/O Movietech
    Contact: Jeremy Sassen

    Lighting Equipment: C/O Panalux
    Contact: Chris Cowan

    Catering: C/O Jones & Sons
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  3. DEATH IS A POOL film fashion

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    35mm
    Colour
    Aspect ratio 1.5:1
    Running time: 2min 27secs
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    director
    WIZ

    producer
    HELEN ARCHER

    editor & sound design
    ELISE BUTT @ TRIM

    stills shoot commission
    JEFFERSON HACK & PHIL POYNTER
    for Dazed & Confused
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    fashion designer
    OLIVIER THEYSKENS

    art director and stylist
    ALISTER MACKIE
    assistant
    MARK

    hair artist
    MALCOLM EDWARDS
    make up artist
    VAL GARLAND
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    cast
    death angel KRISTA LANDERS
    death angel HOLLYANNE LEONARD
    soldier OLEG VASILKOV
    boy ANGEL PRUNMER

    Soldier footage from ‘100 Days Before the Command’ by Hussein Erkenov
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    stills shoot photography
    PIERRE ANGELIQUE
    camera assistant
    DAN ANNETT

    lighting camera
    JON MITCHELL
    clapper/loader
    PETE COWASJI

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    camera equipment
    GP CAMERA’S

    digital scanning
    COLOURSTREAM

    colourist
    JASON WALLIS @ ETC

    location
    SHENLEY HOSPITAL, RADLETT LANE, HERTS, WD7 9DW, UNITED KINGDOM

    thanks
    JOHN ELY, LOU WHISTON, TABITHA DENHOLM, BENEDICT COOPER

    dedicated to space dog
    LAIKA 1954-1957
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    SCREAMING TARGET FILMS 2016

  4. WILL YOUNG brave man -directors cut

    Digital media
    Colour
    Running time: 4mins 29secs
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    CRITIQUE:
    promonews.tv/interviews/walking-naked-brighton-wiz-making-will-youngs-brave-man-video

    theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/oct/20/brave-man-video-trans-transgender-jack-monroe

    theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/oct/20/trans-transphobia-will-young-brave-man

    feministchallengingtransphobia.wordpress.com/2015/10/21/will-youngs-video-and-all-those-reactions/

    independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/exclusive-will-youngs-new-music-video-depicts-naked-transgender-man-on-the-streets-of-london-a6699776.html

    pinknews.co.uk/2015/10/19/watch-will-young-features-naked-trans-guy-in-new-music-video/

    newnownext.com/will-young-highlights-the-strength-of-trans-people-in-new-brave-man-video/10/2015/

    joemygod.com/2015/10/20/british-pop-idol-winner-will-young-addresses-trans-identity-in-stunning-clip-for-new-single-brave-man/

    her.ie/music/will-youngs-new-music-video-is-a-powerful-message-of-support-for-trans-people/260962

    harpersbazaar.com/culture/art-books-music/news/a12631/will-young-brave-man-music-video/

    uk.celebrity.yahoo.com/post/131550863909/will-youngs-heartbreaking-new-music-video

    out.com/music/2015/10/19/watch-will-youngs-brave-man-trans-naked-unafraid

    promonews.tv/videos/2015/10/21/will-young-brave-man-wiz

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    Shoot date: October 2015
    Location: Seagull City
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    CAST
    Little Joe: Finn

    Bar scene:
    Tora Colwill
    Frank Leon

    Arndale girls:
    Amelia Fenner
    Imogen Bailey
    Rosie Taylor
    Chioma Uma
    Annie Singer

    Coat scene:
    Teresa Kuna
    Mark Parker
    Dennis Cumming

    West Street boys:
    Harry Woodhouse
    Owen Edmonds
    Sam Cartwright
    Harvey Cole

    Casting Director: Fox Fisher & Andrew Whiston
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    Commissioner: Tamara Brooks
    Label: Island Records
    Production company: Screaming Target Films
    Management: Faye Farmer for IE Music

    Screenplay: Pierre Angelique
    Trans consultant: Fox Fisher

    Producer: Scott O'Donnell
    Line Producer: Rohan Scully
    Production co-ordinator: Lou Whiston
    1st Assistant Director: Dan Gibling
    Location Manager: Karen Dunkin
    Production designer: Katie Macgregor
    Props master: Felix Beard
    Storyboard artist: Danny Morison

    DoP: Ula Pontikos
    1st Camera Assistant: Thomas Nicholson
    2nd Camera Assistant: Luke Lloyd
    Steadicam: Andrew Fletcher
    DIT: Liran Barlev
    Gaffer: Stefan Lissner
    Key Grip: Tony Schults

    Wardrobe Designer: Lisa Lindley -Jones
    Make-up Artist: Bebe Newson

    Sound playback: Sacha Michael
    Runner: Samuel Horn
    Runner: Alix Williams
    Runner: Liam Green
    Runner driver: Phil Aichinger
    Production driver: Charlie Gibson

    BTS: Fox Fisher, Lewis Hancox, Sharon Kilgannon
    Still Photographer: Ali Tollervey

    Editor: Elise Butt @ Trim
    Colourist: Tom Russell @ Preditors
    Flame artist: Michael Averley & Thiago Dantas @Time Based Arts
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    ‘The beach is a place where a man can feel, he's the only soul in the world that's real.’ -Pete Townsend

  5. TAINTED LOVE short play

    Digital media
    Colour
    Running time: 14mins 23secs
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    Award: winner best short play, new writing, New Venture Theatre 2015

    'The renowned film-maker presents his document of the award winning play, a timely and searing indictment of the corrosive effects WW1 wreaked on young love' -CINECITY
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    Cast:
    Emma Atakpa
    Sam Cartwright
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    Writer: Mary E. Davis
    Director: WIZ
    Producer: Andrew Whiston
    Editor: Elise Butt,
    Vivian Goddard-Stephens
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    Film crew
    Ist A.D. Samuel Horn
    2nd A.D: Laura Rickard

    Lighting Camera: Ali Tollervey, Sam Shaw
    Lighting desk: Dina Mouhandes
    Sound recordist: Philip Spector

    Costume designer: Stevi Jelbart
    Make up: Bebe Newson

    Location: New Venture Theatre, Brighton, United Kingdom
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    Theatre crew
    Production Manager: Ian Black
    Stage team: James Camp, Melissa Noble, Lisa Caira
    Lighting design: Strat Mastoris, Victoria Lezaun
    Set: Ian Black, Adam Kincaid, Simon Glazier
    Sound design: Tim Metcalfe
    Tech support: Chris Pugh
    Props: Trisha Bayliss
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    ‘It's a Long Way to Tipperary’
    by Jack Judge & Henry James Williams
    performed by Emma Atakpa
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    Thanks:
    Toby Amies, Ian Black, Cath Carr, Freyja Chandler, Alex Epps, Sean Lippett -Fall, Kirsty Harbron, Chris Hayes, Ben Keyworth, Franklyn McCabe, Kenny McCracken, Tom Lindsay, Lora Munro, Tom Robinson, Emmie Spencer, Ulrike Schilling, Andrea Slater, Judith Weston, Lou Whiston.

    Dedicated to:
    Edward H. Rollinson, 4th East Yorkshire Regiment 1914-1918
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    ©Screaming Target films

  6. DISCLOSURE voices -directors cut. Feat: Danza Contemporánea de Cuba

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    Digital media
    Colour
    Running time: 4mins 16secs
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    'What fearful power, what awesome divinity is repetition! It is the pull of the void that
    drags us deeper down the ever widening gullet of a whirlpool.’ -Robert Musil
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    Shoot date: December 2013
    Location: Parque Deportivo Jose Marti sports stadium, Habana, Cuba
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    CAST
    Prison Guard: Ana Silvia Machado
    Prisoner priestess: Yaday
    Prisoner blonde: Daniela Tapia
    Prisoner dancers: from Danza Contemporánea de Cuba
    Choreographer: Miguel Iglesias
    Casting Director: Libia Batista
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    Commissioner: John Moule
    Label: Island Records
    Production company: Somesuch & Co
    Exec producer: Tim Nash
    Head of video: Tash Tan

    Screenplay: Pierre Angelique

    Producer: Scott O'Donnell
    Line Producer: @ Island Films Cuba, Nelson Navarro
    Production manager: Yanet Lafargue
    1st Assistant Director: Carlos Bustamante
    Location Manager: Hector Alfonso
    Assistant Production Manager: Ismary Robaina
    Production Assistant: Ariel Amieva
    Production Assistant: Rolando Duran
    Story board artist: Alejandro

    DoP: Gabrielle Norland
    1st Camera Assistant: Francisco Javier Hernandez alias "El Ruso”
    2nd Camera Assistant: Huberto Valera
    DIT: Luis Enrique Leiva
    Sound playback & Editor: Alian Hernandez
    VTR: Jorge Rouco

    Gaffe: Vladimir Martinez
    Electrician: Fernando Vega
    Electrician: Pedro Arias
    Electrician: Alexis Saenz
    Key Grip: Igor Pintado
    Best Boy Grip: Adrian Canet
    Grip: Orlando Vila
    Grip: Osnel Pons
    Crane Grip: Maikel Martinez
    Crane Grip: Osniel Diaz alias Jetty

    Production designer: Carlos Urdanivia
    Art Dep. Coordinator: Orlando Montenegro
    Prop Master: Raul Perez
    Painter: Rodolfo Lopez
    Painter: Jesus Hermida
    Key Set Builder: Pedro Fabregas
    Set Builder: Arismel Avila
    Set Builder: Luis R. Bello
    Set Builder: Fidel Cardenas
    Art Dep. PA: Luis Gonzalez

    Wardrobe designer: Lauren Eva
    Stylist Assistant: Rebeca Duran
    Stylist Assistant: Vladimir Cuenca
    Wardrobe lady: Yoanka

    Make-up Artist: Edwin Luis Ramirez
    Hair Dresser: Luis Arnaldo Ramirez

    Electric Truck Driver: Alberto Caro
    Grip Truck Driver: Angel Gomez
    Camera Truck Driver: Pedro Escalona

    Caterer: Restaurant “Calle 10”
    Chef: Lissette
    Catering PA: Liliette Gonzalez
    Catering PA: Everardo Santos
    Catering PA: Yonel Calzado
    Catering PA: Yunieski Perez

    Back stage: Nestor Kim
    Still Photographer: Julio Larramendi

    Editor: Leila Sarraf @ Trim
    Colourist: Tom Russell @ Preditors
    Flame artist: Matt Wilmhurst

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