Saul Dibb’s Film Premieres at TIFF

Hungry Man UK’s latest addition, Saul Dibb, is premiering his latest feature film tonight at the Toronto International Film Festival. Journey’s End is a WWI drama based on the play of the same name by R.C. Sherriff. Set in 1918, Journey’s End tells the tale of war-weary Captain Stanhope (Sam Claflin) as he leads the…

Steve Bendelack and the BBC Bring You a New Dark Comedy

Ill Behaviour is the new three-part comedy thriller to come to BBC iPlayer from director Steve Bendelack and BAFTA-award winning writer Sam Bain (Peep Show, Fresh Meat). After premiering on BBC iPlayer in August, the show is set to broadcast on BBC Two later this year. When Charlie (Tom Riley) is diagnosed with cancer the…

Richard Bullock Tells His Stories for Newcastle

Richard Bullock is back at it again with his latest spots for the University of Newcastle. We realize right from the get-go that these spots won’t apply to 90% of you since most of us aren’t in Australia nor are we able to move to Australia for school, but that’s the beauty of Bullock. He’s…

Richard Bullock’s Refugee Spot Makes Shoot

Shoot Online published an article this morning on Richard Bullock’s latest film for the Swiss running company ON. The film itself centers around runners on the Athletic Refugee Team from the 2016 Rio Olympics. Last year’s Olympics were the first to feature a team comprised entirely of refugees and now Richard and his crew of…

Andrew Chaplin Ridin’ Solo

Previously part of a director-duo with the wonderful Miss Lucy Forbes, Hungry Man is proud to launch Andrew Chaplin (aka Chappers) as a solo director. Since the split (don’t worry it’s not been bitter), Andrew has been busy working on the new sitcom Game Face for Channel 4, which was commissioned after the pilot episode…

Saul Dibb Joins the Hungry Man Roster!

Welcome Saul Dibb to the Hungry Man roster. Saul has spent much of the 21st century writing and directing for both cinema and TV films such as Bullet Boy (2004), The Line of Beauty (2006), The Duchess (2008), Suite Française (2014) & NW (2016), working with talent by the likes of Ralph Fiennes, Keira Knightley,…

Lucy Forbes and Asda Hatch a Plan for the Perfect Mother’s Day

Listen up! Our very own Lucy Forbes and Asda have joined forces once again, with a precise plan to please mom on Mother’s Day. Check out the spot above and follow step-by-step, for guaranteed mom satisfaction. Just don’t forget the PJs. I’m talking to you, dad!

Ric Cantor Wins an Axis

Ric Cantor’s spot “Hello” for the New Zealand Transport Agency can’t be stopped. After taking Cannes by storm, this week it’s back in New Zealand taking home an Axis Award. The Axis Awards “celebrate the very best advertising in New Zealand.” I think “Hello” qualifies. If you haven’t seen this PSA yet (and at this…

Richard Bullock Teams up With Aldi for the Kids

Hungry Man’s resident cineaste is back at it again with a new commercial for Aldi. Richard Bullock has his camera trained on the children of Mini Roos, Australia’s largest football [soccer] program for kids. The spot is called “Keep Them Playing” and its message centers around keeping Australia’s youth out in the yard, in the…

David Kerr Nominated for RTS Award

The Royal Television Society Awards have officially been announced and David Kerr’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream has been nominated for Best Single Drama. The RTS Awards is one of the biggest television awards in the UK so this is an immense honor. Now when you go looking through the list, don’t be fooled by the…

Taika Waititi Named New Zealander of the Year

Yesterday Taika Waititi was named New Zealander of the Year at the annual Kiwi award show of the same name. He has won Sundance, he has won the AFI Awards, he has been nominated for an Oscar, and yet somehow Taika has managed to one-up himself. He is currently the top person in his country….

Andrew Chaplin’s Witless Gets Rave Reviews

Andrew Chaplin’s BBC Three series Witless just got a hell of a write-up on VODzilla.co, receiving an 8 out of 10 review for Season 2 (currently viewable online with BBC’s iPlayer). Reviewer Ivan Radford calls Season 2 “laugh-out-loud hilarious” and even goes so far as to compliment Mr. Chaplin himself, saying it’s, “… made even…

Andrew Chaplin’s Witless is Coming Back for Round 2

Series Two of Andrew Chaplin’s show Witless hits BBC’s iPlayer at the end of the month. January 25th iPlayer will drop all five episodes so now is the time to rewatch all of season one! And if you’ve never seen the show before, the quick pitch is: Leanne (Kerry Howard, Him & Her, and forthcoming…

Rotten Tomatoes Declares Taika’s Film the Best of 2016!!!

Rotten Tomatoes has announced its 2016 Golden Tomato Award Winners and Taika’s film Hunt for the Wilderpeople will go down as the Best Reviewed Film of 2016 in Limited Release. The picture currently has a 97% Fresh rating on the review aggregating site and of the FIVE critics that gave it a rotten review, one…

David Kerr and Keith Lemon Ain’t in Lapland This Christmas

David Kerr is hangin’ with Keith Lemon this Christmas, bringin’ the UK all the latest Carphone Warehouse deals and Campaign is loving it, noting that the spot checks all of the “festive cheer boxes.” I personally love this Campaign write-up because it has given me the perfect non-curse-word exclamatory sentence to use around my Southern…

A Special Announcement from David Kerr and The Royals

Did everybody enjoy the debate last night? Yeah, me neither. I mean, they wouldn’t even let Deez Nuts debate! What’s with that?!?!?! Well, if you’re getting as sick of American politics as I am, David Kerr’s latest spot for E!’s The Royals has an out for you, albeit an a-typically frigid Royals “out” laced in…

Ric’s New Savills Spot Hits a Nerve

If you like inanimate objects talking then Ric Cantor’s latest ad for Savills is the one for you! Personally, ever since I saw Toy Story I often fear that my belongings can hear me and, frankly, I find this new spot quite unnerving. The commercial finds a couple returning from a day of house hunting…

David Kerr and Daniel O’Donnell Bring Ireland an Adorable PSA

David Kerr is making a splash with his new spot for RGII, “Even if it’s Daniel” (that’s Registered Gas Installers of Ireland for you Yanks, not Robert Griffin’s father). Little Black Book calls the ad “charmingly funny” and that truly is the best way to describe it. The spot finds Irish superstar Daniel O’Donnell being…

David Allain Reminds Us What’s at Stake

Hungry Man director David Allain has just completed a spot for CALM, the Campaign Against Living Miserably. CALM, is a registered charity, which exists to prevent male suicide in the UK. In 2014, male suicide accounts for 76% of all suicides and is the single biggest cause of death in men under 45 in the UK. This is…

Taika’s Record Breaking Movie Hits Theaters Today

100% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes. Official selection at Sundance. Highest grossing local film in New Zealand EVER. Taika’s new film Hunt for the Wilderpeople is in North American theaters today and you all need to go see this movie. For reals. No more tomfoolery. No more ballyhoo. Go see Wilderpeople. Now. Go see it. Today….

Shelter

In 2010, David created a piece with his long time collaborator V.V. Brown and made a pop art piece mixing photography and illustration. The piece reflected Architecture Week and depicted a Monopoly board where mini Polaroids of architecture from around London took them from the 11th Century up to the 21st. It also employed Pentonville…

Ric Wins Gold at Cannes!

Ric Cantor has taken home a Gold Lion from Cannes! Didn’t want to bury the lead there. Ric Cantor is now the proud owner of a golden Cannes Lion award for his brilliant spot “Hello” from the New Zealand Transport Agency. If you haven’t seen it yet definitely check it out, because not only is…

Week of Wilderpeople – Day Three!

Day 3 of Wilderpeople Week goes out to my homies rockin’ in NYC!!! Who’s going to see Taika’s new flick Hunt for the Wilderpeople this week? I know. All of you, right? Especially my peeps in Williamsburg who all say they saw What We Do In The Shadows before anybody else. We know you did,…

Week of Wilderpeople – Day Two!

This one goes out to all my Angelenos! If you are in the http://www.laviagraes.com/viagra-eyaculacion-tardia Los Angeles area this week and you enjoy laughter, either your own or that of a large group of people, we highly recommend you head on over to the Arclight and/or Landmark theaters to see Taika Waititi’s latest picture Hunt for…

David Kerr Has “A Quiet Night In” at the Slapstick Festival

Last night, HM’s own David Kerr took the stage at the Slapstick Comedy Festival in Bristol, alongside fellow funny Brits Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton, for a special night honoring their achievement in silent comedy. David A’d some Q’s during a panel hosted by comedian Robin Ince, and took home a shiny new Slapstick Festival…

Andrew Chaplin’s Short “Charming… Funny… Heartbreaking”

Andrew Chaplin’s latest short film 1500 Words was on the front page of the U.S. site The Awesomer this week as well as being named Short of the Week at ShortOfTheWeek.com. In a review of the film ShortOfTheWeek.com says, “It’s charming, it’s funny, it’s heartbreaking – what more could you want?” Nothing more, ShortOfTheWeek. Nothing…

Andrew Chaplin’s BBC Sitcom Renewed for Series 2

Andrew Chaplin is taking the BBC by storm with his new sitcom Witless. Quick elevator pitch for Witless: Two flatmates’ lives are thrown into disarray after witnessing a gangland shooting. Boom. How do you not want to watch that? Well, good news, you can. All episodes are available on iPlayer right here. Click there now…

David Kerr’s Midsummer Night’s Dream Airs Monday

Get ready, world! David Kerr is bringing Bill Shakespeare’s immortal classic Midsummer Night’s Dream back to life this Monday night on BBC One. John Hannah, Nonso Anozie, Matt Lucas, Maxine Peake I mean COME ON! Tell me you don’t want to see that! Young lovers looking for a good Monday night romcom? This is the…

The Stable Interviews Richard Bullock

We here at Hungry Man have no illusions about where we fit in the world of advertising. We’re funny. From our inception Hungry Man has made a name for itself coming up with new and innovative ways to get you to chuckle. But behind it all we have always had filmmakers like Richard Bullock out…

David’s on David!

David Kerr is up on David Reviews this week with his latest add for Lidl, a chain of Irish super markets. The spot follows a mother of at least several as she goes through her day and explains to us what her day is full of. The spot is a full, charming look into the…

David Kerr and BBC are Bringin’ Back The Bard

In honor of the 400th anniversary of Bill Shakespeare’s death, David Kerr together with the BBC have recreated A Midsummer Night’s Dream, set to air May 30th. The trailer for the film is forthcoming but with an all-star cast comprised of John Hannah, Nonso Anozie, Matt Lucas, Maxine Peake, and more, we’re absolutely certain this…

Ric’s Mr Kipling Spot is #2 in the World

TGIF everybody! Not because the weekend is upon us (though a weekend replete with hockey playoffs isn’t anything to scoff at) but rather because Friday is the day that AdForum releases its list of the Top 5 Ads in the World. This week’s number 2 ad comes as no surprise, Ric Cantor’s Mr Kipling spot…

Campaign Features Ric’s Kipling Spot

Ric Cantor is helming the new relaunch of Premier Foods brand Mr. Kipling with the most safe for work NSFW spot you’ll see this year. Ric deftly demonstrates why anytime somebody asks me if I want to see their honeymoon pictures I always respond with an emphatic, “Absolutely I do.” Granted, this has resulted in…

AdWeek Calls Ric’s New Spot “Devilishly Good”

Cell phones distracting drivers is a global issue. Last year alone there were 1.6 million car accidents caused by cell phone distractions but, unfortunately, that message is not getting across to drivers. The stats for accidents just keeps rising. Nothing seems to work, not government agencies flatly stating statistics, not warnings on GPS and certain…

David Kerr Brings Home British Arrow Award

This is a good week for David Kerr! First he takes home an award from the Royal Television Society for his C4 television show No Offence, now homeboy has won a bronze at the British Arrow Awards in the Web-based Series category. The winning spots were for his work for Smart Energy, Bride, Doctor, and…

David Kerr Takes Home RTS Award

David Kerr’s C4 TV series No Offence took home Best Drama series at the RTS Awards last night. For those of us Yanks who may not be aware, RTS stands for Royal Television Society and it is considered the gold standard of achievement in the television community. This is a massive accomplishment for David and…

David Kerr Up For British Arrow Award

The British Arrow Award shortlist is up and David Kerr has made the proverbial grade. Dominating the “Web-Based Series” category David is nominated for his Smart Energy series Bride, SatNav, and Doctor. The premise of the series is professionals approximating when they should be exacting so we did in fact triple check with the British…

Sundance Loves Taika

Sundance Weekend opened with a friggin bang for Hungry Man. Takia Waititi had the premiere for his latest feature film, Hunt for the Wilderpeople, and it’s getting excellent reviews. Now, we won’t kid ya, Taika’s had a tough year what with CBS naming his last picture What We Do In The Shadows one of the…

Robert Nylund Helps You Stick To Your Resolution

We’re nearing the end of January. Is everybody still using their New Year’s resolution gym memberships daily? No? Well, okay, maybe not daily, but every other day? You’re right. That’s too much traffic to fight for a workout. How’s about even weekends of every other month? Yeah. That’s what we thought. Well prepare to be…

Steve Bendelack’s New Film Airing Christmas Day

Everyone with access to BBC2 be sure and tune in Christmas Day as well as Boxing Day for Steve Bendelack’s latest hour-long made for TV film, We’re Doomed! The Dad’s Army Story. To this day Dad’s Army is still one of BBC2’s highest-rated shows 40 years after it was first on air and We’re Doomed!…

The Big Green E Machine Rolls On

Co-Sponsored by African Heartland Journeys and Hungry Man, The Big Green eMachine has been venturing across some of the most difficult terrain in Chinsta to bring technology to schools with little power source or space to house computers. The eMachine has a 10 laptop computer setup so that school children can learn by day and…

David Kerr up for Rose d’Or

Hungry Man Director, David Kerr, has nabbed a Rose d’Or Award nomination for his work on the BBC’s dark anthology series, “Inside No. 9.” If you live in the UK you should know how big a deal this is. If you live in the US the Rose d’Or is awarded by Eurovision and is “the…

Steve Bendelack and his Milk Tray Man Mystery

The latest 007 film, Spectre, just passed the $544 million mark worldwide. The film is being hailed as a beautiful send-off for and final farewell to Daniel Craig’s Bond. But with Craig on his way out, the public find themselves pondering one simple immutable question… Who’s going to be the next Cadbury Milk Tray Man?…

Chaplin & Forbes Do Christmas Down Under

Chaplin & Forbes have teamed back up with Leigh Francis to tickle everyone’s funny bone down under… Are there other ways we could’ve phrased that? No. No there are not. The new spot for Carphone Warehouse aims at showing what Christmas is like in a place that, from our points of view, has its seasons…

Richard Bullock Brings a New Doc on Barca

Hungry Man has some new work about football, and for once we’re not talking American football, we’re talking… well… everybody else in the world’s football. Richard Bullock has a brand new short documentary out about FC Barcelona (football club, for those uninitiated). It’s got the heart of a sports doc combined with the science of…

Banner End to October for Andrew Chaplin

Big week for our dear director Mr. Andrew Chaplin. First, his newest short, “1500 Words,” has a hell of a showing at the New York Independent Film Festival. “1500 Words” is the dark and comedic tale of one man’s struggle to keep his relationship, and himself alive whilst using his final one thousand five hundred…

Hungry Man Makes Creativity’s 2015 A-List

Creativity and Ad Age have released their 2015 A-list and Hungry Man has literally made the grade, yet again. Some might argue, there’s still three months left in the year thus isn’t an end of year wrap-up a skosh premature? No. No it is not. For as Advertising Age is apt to point out, Hungry…

More love for Turkish Airlines and Richard Bullock!

Creativity Online aren’t the only one’s noticing Richard Bullock’s work with Didier Drogba for Turkish Airlines. Adweek and Campaign are chiming in already with their own mentions! Adweek in particular loved the “visual flair”, in particular the “colorful, hand painted sets”. Click through to Adweek and Campaign to read more!

Richard Bullock’s Turkish Airlines Spot – A 60 Second Feast

People are raving about Richard Bullock’s latest spot for Turkish Airlines. They feature soccer superstar Didier Drogba and explain just how you make a Didier. Spoiler alert: it ain’t sittin’ around on your ass playin’ video games. Creativity Online got in on the love, calling the spot “an exuberant 60-second feast” and predicting that it…

#TBT Classic Taika’s Cannes Win

Remember when Taika won gold at Cannes a few months ago for Branded Content and Entertainment? Well we do. If you haven’t seen his latest spot for New Zealand Transport Agency, “Tinnyvision” you have to check it out herein. It is what we at the office have taken to calling “Classic Waititi,” meaning it has…

At Cannes Chaplin & Forbes Prove STI’s Are For Winners!

The internet is just chock full of Negative Nancy’s. Uptight folks who have nothing better to do than comment on Chaplin & Forbes’ Confidante spot “Sniffers” saying things like, “How could you use dogs in this way?” and “Did you have to show the entire pink dildo?” and “Have you no soul?” But guess what…

Taika Waititi and Rhys Darby Are At It Again

I’ve had several people approach me on the street recently and say, “Hungry Man guy, I recently saw Taika Waititi’s newest Vampire mocumentary What We Do In The Shadows — available on VOD right now everywhere — and I just could not get enough of the Takia and Rhys Darby combo. Do you know where…

David Kerr Joins The Team

Hungry Man is very proud to welcome a brilliant new director to its roster. A fellah by the name of David Kerr. David is best known for his television work on shows such as That Mitchell and Webb Look, Whites, Fresh Meat, and Inside No. 9. If you don’t know what any of those shows…

Hungry Man Wins a Plethora of D&AD Pencils

The 2015 D&AD Awards were held in London last night and Hungry Man’s got more pencils than a Bic warehouse! We took more lead than Sonny Corleone at a toll booth. We made more pencils disappear than The Joker! … I think three is enough. Let’s go down the list: Bryan Buckley et al nabbed…

Nanette’s Knorr Spot Has 53 Million Views

That’s neither hyperbole nor is it creative exaggeration. Knorr has posted Nanette’s spot, “Flavor of Home” in eleven different languages and when you add up all of those views from around the world we get a nice round 53 million people who have watched Nanette’s spot. And that’s a conservative guesstimate. Given the heart-warming nature…

Nanette Makes AdForum’s Top Five

AdForum has Nanette’s Knorr spot “Flavour of Home” on it’s Top 5 Ads of the Week list this week. The film is safely ensconced at number two. Not too shabby. Still haven’t seen it yet? Well damn it, man, give that commercial a watch! We promise you’re going to want to call up your mother…

Nanette’s Knorr Spot is After Your Heartstrings

Man. We haven’t seen this much crying over potatoes since Signs. Just released today, Agency Spy and Fast Co Create are already loving Nanette’s newest spot for Knorr. Having worked on shows like New Girl and Don’t Trust the B in Apartment 23 Nanette has proven that she can make us laugh, but it’s with…

Richard Bullock Wants You To Go To Africa

Looking for a quick weekend jaunt? Richard Bullock has just what you’re looking for in his new spot for Turkish Airlines. No… not Turkey… Africa, baby! Now we know what you’re thinking, “I can’t just up and fly to Africa. I have a job. And a mortgage. And a cat.” Well after you watch Richard’s…

Nanette’s New Documentary Trailer Makes the Papers

Just the other day I was trying to explain to my grandmother that people are getting famous now all thanks to their YouTube channels. She said, “Is that a channel on TV? You know I don’t get cable.” So I said, “It’s TV on the internet.” And she said, “You watch it on your TV?”…

Chaplin & Forbes and Their STI Sniffing Dogs Are Here to Save You From Yourself

Note for all Yankees in the audience: In England they call STD’s STI’s. It sucks having to explain the joke but I didn’t want my fellow Americans to have to Google the reference ’cause then their significant other might use their computer and be all like, “Why the eff were you looking up Sexually Transmitted…

Robert Nylund and Wilkinson Sword Solve a Puzzle as Old as Time

Babies hate hipsters. We’re sorry if that offends people but it’s science. They just do. The reason behind such hatred, though, has eluded researchers for years. Is it the suspenders that hold up such tight jeans? Is it the non-prescription glasses that adorn their 20-20 eyeballs? Or perhaps it’s the scent of the sweat-soaked Toms…

Richard Bullock is All Heart Against the All Blacks

Richard Bullock is back with all new work from Asics. And this time it’s all about Rugby. Now I know a lot of my fellow Yanks out there don’t have a clue how rugby is played — personally one of my favorite pastimes is going to a sports bar, finding the one TV playing Rugby,…

Twerking Raccoons

Yeah, we didn’t think we needed to add anything to that journal title. Check out Jim Hosking’s latest spot for Schneider Electric because… well… if you have to ask you don’t deserve to watch.

Robert Nylund Makes Shots

Robert Nylund’s newest spot for Intersport has made it to Shots.net. If you have a subscription you can read the article here. If you don’t have a subscription let me just tell you they call this commercial the greatest one minute of film since Orson Welles uttered the word “Rosebud.” They said every human being…

Richard Bullock’s Asics Spots Explain Why I’ll Never Be A Triathlete

Ever wonder what it takes to become a top triathlete? Well in Richard Bullock’s new spot for Asics you can find out. Warning: The following video will either inspire you to get in shape and get your life together, or it will make you want a nap. You have been warned.

Robert Nylund’s New Spots Prove The Future is Nigh

Hal. Jarvis. That unnamed robot from Lost in Space One aspect of the future as has always been defined by pop culture has been the ability to talk to our technology. Well, folks, we’re there. Now you can talk to the Google. Check out Robert Nylund’s newest ad for Google and see just how UK…

Richard Bullock Supports Marathoners

In his latest commercial for Asics, Richard Bullock shows us just what it takes to be a Marathoner. Nipple Tape? check Trash Bags? check A desire to run a race derived from a Greek soldier’s sprint from Marathon to Athens which ultimately ended up killing said soldier? ….. I think I’ll take the bus. For…

Ric Cantor Gets Political

Everybody’s talking about Ric’s newest ad for the Labour Party (notice that’s an “O-U-R”, i.e. we’re talking UK politics here for all the Yankees in the audience). The spot is called “The Uncredible Shrinking Man,” and it makes some pretty bold declarations about life and times in English politics. So incendiary is this short film…

Hashtag Chaplin & Forbes Are Hashtag Trending

That’s how hashtags work, right? AdAge threw Chaplin & Forbes into the spotlight this week with their iSpot Hot Spots list. iSpot Hot Spots uses iSpot.tv to track tags and measure activity around TV ads in real time and, I’m here to tell ya folks, Chaplin & Forbes’ Beamly spot “The Show Never Stops” is…

Steve Bendelack Is Up On AdAge

AdAge is highlighting Steve Bendelack’s Mentos spot “Never Surrender” today. The commercial is amazing, they really point out “Never Surrender’s” goofy, Python-esque humor, but the really impressive thing about this article is the incredible detail in which wirter E.J. Schultz delves regarding Mentos’ campaign strategies old and new. If you’d like a comprehensive timeline of…

Chaplin & Forbes Go Commando

Chaplin & Forbes get celebrities to show off their naughty bits in their new spot for the Male Cancer Awareness Campaign and people are taking notice. Shots wrote up a great piece on C&F’s piece featuring celebrity’s pieces that discusses the finer points of the charity and the commercial that encourages men all over England…

Taika Is Up For An Andy

Taika is up for three Andy Awards. Yes, it sounds like an award your college buddy made up after nobody could chug three beer bongs in two minutes like his roommate Andy could, but it’s not. The 50th Annual Andy Awards is designed to celebrate “bravery in advertising” as well as pretty good alliteration. Taika…

Wayne’s BHF Commercial Gets a Lego Makeover

Remember Wayne’s award winning spot “Vinnie” for the British Heart Foundation? The good people at Lego sure do. In honor of their new film coming soon to theaters in the UK, they’ve decided to re-do some of the most popular advertisements in England with Legos. Whose is up first? Why Wayne McClammy’s “Vinnie” spot, of…

Everybody’s Talkin’ ‘Bout Taika

Now we know how Harry Nilsson felt. Taika’s latest campaign for Carlton Dry beer has all of the big Ad outlets talking: Creativity Online B&T Campaign Brief Ad News They all love Taika’s #HelloBeer spots and, at the risk of sounding gauche, we do too. The spots feature a bunch of flatmates (roommates to us…

Source E Talks To Hungry Man About Funny

From the moment the first human uttered its first chuckle, the question of “What is funny?” has plagued our species as we time and time again tried to bring smiles to our friends, impress persons of romantic interest, and uplift the otherwise downtrodden. “What is funny?” is one of the most elusive questions on the…

Steve Bendelack makes Anne Bilson laugh

Anne Bilson of the Telegraph had some nice things to say this week about Steve Bendelack’s films The Leauge of Gentlemen’s Apocalypse and Mr. Bean’s Holiday: After suffering through the original Bean movie, I had been dreading the sequel. Yet despite my antipathy towards the character (like all right-thinking people, I prefer Rowan Atkinson as Blackadder) the…

Ric’s Bringin’ Vodafone Back

AustralianCreative.com is talking about Ric Cantor’s new spots for Vodafone. In a brief but earnest piece they point out that Ric’s Vodafone campaign is filled “… with so much heart you want to hug your Vodafone mobile plan and hold it forever.” Featuring new tunes by The Strypes Australian Creative thinks Ric’s spots are the…

Jim Hosking: Fishing Fanatic and Music Video Auteur

MOONES “UNIVERSAL REMOTE CONTROL” Written and directed by Jim Hosking, the music video first came into fruition after Moones singer Ollie Kristian contacted him. Known for his quirky and eclectic style, commercial director Jim Hosking’s resume boasts some especially unique commercials including, “V Energy”, “Sierra Mist” and “Comcast“. A major difference between shooting commercials and…

Hungry Man at the Saatchi & Saatchi New Director’s Showcase

Following a week of glory at the Cannes Advertising Awards Show, Max Joseph’s award winning spot, “Follow the Frog” was screened at the Saatchi and Saatchi New Director’s Showcase in London last week. For the first time in 23 years, the showcase was held outside of Cannes. Executive Producer Matt Buels was part of the…

WINNER WINNER CANNES DINNER! CELEBRATING SHINY NEW CANNES WINS!

  Unleash the feast! Winners have been announced for this year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity and it seems like celebrations are in order! Bryan Buckley picked up a film lion for his Superbowl spot “Miracle Stain” for Tide out of Saatchi and Saatch NY. He also picked up a Lion in the the…

Taika’s State of the -Ation for Samsung!

Taika Waititi, the man of many talents. Actor, director, writer and most importantly able to speak with a charming New Zealand accent. What can’t he do? Well,  in the lastest of his recent accomplishments, Taika stars in a web film for the NEW Samsung Galaxy Note II! In it, Taika shares with us the many…

A Long List for the Shortlist! Here are the Hungry Man nominees selected for the AICP this year!

The prestigious AICP awards show is right around the corner and we are excited to announce the selection of several of our works for the shortlist! The AICP is taking place this year during the week of June 4th. Take a look at the list below to see the nominated gems.   AICP SHORTLIST Bryan…

ADDICTED TO PENCILS! ONE SHOW 2013 FINALISTS ANNOUNCED AND HM IS IN THE RUNNING!

Here at Hungry Man, we’ve got QUITE the voracious appetite. When we heard the ONE SHOW finalists had been announced you can best believe we were hungry for those little silver, bronze and gold pencils. We’ve got quite a few spots up in the running for the coveted pencils, take a look below to see…

Another Hungry Man Fan!

Here is this month’s HUNGRIEST fan!  This gentle soul mistook our Facebook and website for Hungry Man Frozen Foods.  Good Grief. To read more Hungry Man Love and Hate Mail from our fans click here.      

HUNGRY MAN BR IS RANKED THE #3 PRODUCTION COMPANY IN ALL OF BRAZIL!

The Brazilian ‘AdAge’ – Meio e Mensagem, has released its annual report on Agencies, Advertisers and Production Company’s standings / rankings. The Hungry Man Brazil office has been ranked  the #3 production company in all of Brazil! This is especially incredible considering HM Brazil  opened its doors only 7 years ago. Hungry Man Brazil has been…

Who doesn’t love RIO? Ok, ok… no hard questions.

Claro Mobile declares its love for Rio in this spot directed by Gualter Pupo.  Daily sunset applauses on Ipanema beach, desire to have Açai anywhere you walk, waterfalls 15mins bike ride from the beach, amazing coastal landscape with hiking and rock climbing with stunning views, overtaken by street art, and , right – the most…

Multi Format division *Projects builds its first simulator for Shell Helix and JWT Sao Paulo

For 3 days, starting today, if you live in Sao Paulo and happen to swing by Market Plaza Shopping Mall, you will be able to enter Shell Helix’s simulator and have a brand experience like no other.  As you experience the simulator in various weather type conditions, many cameras will capture your reactions, to be…

FROM THE CREATIVE CIRCLE AWARDS- JAMES GOODING AND STEVE BENDELACK TAKE HOME THE GOLD!

A big Congratulations to directors James Gooding and Steve Bendelack for their GOLD win at the Creative Circle Awards last night in London. The GOLD award was given in the “Film—Best Charity category” for the British Heart Foundation campaign this year out of Grey London. The spots were a follow up to 2011’s BHF “No Kissing” spot which…

Hungry Man Director’s Summit 2013 Photo Album!

The Hungry Man Director’s Summit 2013 started off with a bang this year. Hungry Man staff and directors from New York, London, Rio de Janiero and Sao Paulo, Brazil were all in attendance at the Los Angeles office.  The festivities included an opening night  Margarita/Taco Party complete with a Mariachi Band welcome party!  Click here …

Joao Caetano Feyer’s Claro Mobile commercial with Int’l Football Celebrities Ronaldo and Neymar Jr is a finalist for “Best Brazilian Commercial of The Year 2012”

The spot directed by Joao Caetano Feyer for Claro Mobile / Ogilvy Sao Paulo with Int’l Football Celebrities Ronaldo & Neymar Jr, is a finalist on the SBT (2nd Largest Network Channel in Brazil) “Best Commercial of The Year 2012”.   The spot was shot in Sao Paulo early in the year 2012. Check it…

Axel and Robert interviewed in the Beak Street Bugle!

Check out this feature on new Hungry Man directors Axel Laubscher and Robert Nylund. They explain how they give that special Swedish flavor to their work. One highlight: Robert hasn’t got the million-dollar answer either. But he knows when a commercial’s heading in the wrong direction. “When you’re on the set and you’re shooting a…

Steve Hudson’s Newest Spot For Mcdonald’s Shows Us Just How Far One Man Will Go For A Burger

Shot out of DDB Australia, Steve Hudson’s latest spot features the crafty and extremely thought out dedication one man utilizes just to taste a piece from Mcdonald’s new “Loose Change” Menu. BestAdsonTV.com is currently showcasing Steve Hudson’s “Stretch” spot for Mcdonald’s up on it’s homepage. You can see it by clicking here.    

Our Brazilian Directors Co-Write & Direct Christmas Music Video Card

Brazilian directors Carlao Busato, Gualter Pupo and Joao Caetano Feyer joined forces to co-write and co-direct an unusual music video christmas message for the band “Johnny Lipstick and the Bad Licks”. “Marx Was Santa Claus” chronicles the life of an old communist intellectual who to survive needs to work as Santa Claus. In this little saga, dwarves,…

Battle of the Century – “Here We Go”

In this new film for Duracell created by Sao Paulo Agency 9ine and Directed by Brazilian Gualter Pupo, MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) World Champ Anderson Silva stars the film shot in stop motion.  Watch out for a cameo appearance by Ronaldo “The Phenom”.

Oscar Niemeyer 1907 † 2012 The Concrete Poet

(Niemeyer in his office on Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro with one of the cities curves in the bg.) Although he is worldly known for ‘making’ Brasilia (Brazil’s Capitol) with its curves and shapes back in 1959, Oscar lived most of his life in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.   Rio de Janeiro is also where Hungry…

There is a Cure! Director Carlao Busato, LewLara/TBWA and Nissan show you how.

Brazilian Director Carlao Busato and LewLara/TBWA Sao Paulo Agency have just released their latest work for Nissan.  If you know someone who has major problems in getting stuck, or “Mud – Stuck”, try this cure!  

Coca Cola “Important” film closes in on 1.5 million views.

Directed by Brazilian Director Gualter Pupo for W+K Sao Paulo, the spot focuses on how important your coca cola bottle will be for the World Cup.  The bottles will actually be made into Maracana Stadium Seats when recycled.  The spokesperson for this add is none other than Brazilian Celebrity Luciano Huck, and has a cameo…

Hungry Man *Projects takes it to the streets of Sao Paulo with Smirnoff’s Night Graffiti for W+K Sao Paulo.

Hungry Man *Projects division and Director Joao Caetano Feyer presented northeastern graffiti artists ACIDUM to W+K Sao Paulo creative team when asked about any interesting graffiti art we knew of.  Next step, Smirnoff signing off on the new technique where graffiti murals are only visible at night, under black lighting.  Armed with the new graffiti…

9ine Agency and Hungry Man Brazilian Director Gualter Pupo release ‘SOCCER FAMILY’, a series of web films sponsored by Brazilian’s Extra Supermarket Chain

These web films focus on stories behind the 1986, 1994, 1998 & 2002 World Cups. Ronaldo, the spokesman and adman for the brand, takes the host seat and interviews some historical figures from Brazil’s Official National Team. A 5 part series where each segment has 1 ‘family’ member.  Careca, who played in the 1986 World…

DIRECTORS ROBERT NYLUND + AXEL LAUBSCHER JOIN HUNGRY MAN ROSTER

Hungry Man has amassed yet another fortune to our roster of  directors this year with the signing of Swedish directors Robert Nylund and Axel Laubscher.   Robert Nylund has over 8 years of experience as a director at Social Club in Stockholm, and has directed commercials around the world in Scandinavia, Germany, Spain, Belgium, Japan and…

Vinnie Jones. Golf Course. The Bee Gees. You’re welcome.

Campaign’s website has dubbed James Gooding’s British Heart Foundation spot “Alan ‘Lucky’ Linton” as their spot of the day. Big ups to Mr. Gooding and all involved. We should all be quite proud, but let us not get so caught up in our conviviality that we forget the true heroes of this day….. The Gibb…

Hungry Man Directors James Gooding and Steve Bendelack are in the Business of Ah Ah Ah Ah Stayin Alive!

Following on the heels of  last year’s hilarious and life saving promo for the British Heart Foundation’s “No Kissing” campaign, directors Steve Bendelack and James Gooding each took their turn with a continuation spot for the foundation. Steve Bendelack directs MINNIE VINNIE, starring a what do you know.. Mini Vinnie Jones teaching youths the proper  procedure…

Richard Bullock’s Omega Spot With Bond, Himself

In Richard Bullock’s spot for Omega, Daniel Craig heads to Mongolia with the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital on a journey to give one country sight.

Wayne and James Win Big at the Campaign Big Awards in London

When Vinnie Jones tells you “No Kissing!” you listen and the voters over at Campaign Big Awards were definitely listening last night when they gave it the gold in the Direct category. As if gold wasn’t enough, Hungry Man’s very own James Gooding followed it right up with the silver in the Direct category for…

Some more great press for our new website!

We here at Hungry Man feel it’s very important to take pride in one’s work, that’s why we’re pleased as punch to hear that our boys over at Funkhaus Design are as proud of the work they did on our new website as we are. It looks great, it works great, and these folks are…

Shhhh…it’s Privado by Jim Hosking

You can always rely on Jim Hosking to make you laugh. That’s why we’re so excited to introduce the launch of his latest work for Channel 4 in the UK , Privado. Written and directed by Jim, Privado is a mini comedy series about a patch-emblazoned- suit wearing American investigator aptly named, “Michael Jackson” who…

Richard Bullock’s New Omega Spot: Better Than An Audiobook

Behold Richard Bullock’s newest spot for Omega Watches. The spot features a reading by Davis Love III, PGA Tour Winner and Ryder Cup 2012 Captain, and was shot by Director of Photography Haris Zambarloukos, DP of such films as Thor and Mama Mia. Zambarloukos, it should be mentioned, is also repped as a commercial director…

90210. Enough said.

Jennie Garth and heart throbs Luke Perry and Jason Priestly make a comeback in Taika Waititi’s new commercial for Old Navy, “Why Choose”? Check it out!

aMAZEme Photos

Here are some photos of ‘aMAZEme’. Enjoy!  

London Olympics 2012

Here is a recipe to aMAZEme:

2.5 metre high walls made of 250,000+ books, Large Maze in the shape of a fingerprint that is the size of 500 square metres, Touch screen installations hidden in these walls, London Olympics 2012 Festival Hungry Man director Gualter Pupo in collaboration with Marcos Saboya and the hungry man *Projects team are setting up this…

A Clip About Women in Prison

It’s Steve Bendelack’s hilarious new BBC 3 prison drama Dead Boss!

The newest addition to the Hungry Man team, drum roll please…Jim Hosking!

shows us the best way to get what you want out of life

Having Fun on Hennessey!

Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day from everyone here at Hungry Man!

Way to Go Wayne!

Amazing story of How Wayne McClammy‘s BHF spot literally kept man alive!!

Its in the Game

Thanks Paulo Gandra! You were an inspiration to us all with your youth and energetic mind and soul! Gotta Have Swagger.

Director becomes the Weatherman!

Taika does the weather on the news today!!!

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Life is complete!!! Director Taika Waititi’s feature film “BOY” is premiering in the US!!

An official Sundance Selection, “Boy” is premiering this FRIDAY, MARCH 2ND exclusively at the Angelika Theatre and Lincoln Center in Soho. Be sure to come and show your support for this incredible movie!

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Production Company A-List 2011: Hungry Man

Guess the world is really hungry for our love cause Adcritic just listed us on the Production Company A-List of 2011! Go Hungry Man!

NBC Superstars Star in Superbowl Commercial!

Check out the superstars of NBC in this spectacular musical promo for the Superbowl directed by Hungry Man’s own Taika Waititi!

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

We wish everyone a Happy 2012 filled with health, joy and positive energy!!! Remember to love your loved ones and your neighbors. Give it your best this 2012!!!!

Happy Almost New Year!

2011 going going going, and 2012 just around the corner.

Thanks for a Great Party!

Thanks to all who came by the Hungry Man lounges at last night’s AICP Holiday Party! You helped make us the best-looking bunch in the place.