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Remote Control: WFH Is Just Another Challenge

“As the world is turned on its head, we all face multiple new challenges around how to create engaging work remotely, be it work that spreads important messages or simply lifts spirits,” say Mike Bamford and Will Cohen, founders at String and Tins. Here the team share their thoughts on making voice overs accessible and keeping storytelling on track. 

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#beforeAlexa - Amazon Superbowl 2020

Amazon's comical and suitably epic Superbowl spot #beforeAlexa features mega stars Ellen DeGeneres and wife Portia de Rossi, reflecting on what life might have been like before Alexa. The film takes us through various points in history as people find alternative ways to search for jokes, music, facts, news or adjust their temperature settings.

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Three’s Fantastical 5G Utopia

When it comes to visions of the future, there isn’t a whole lot of positivity around. Whether it’s impending climate disaster in the real world or the grim post-apocalyptic landscapes of sci-fi, it’s hard to envisage a future to look forward to. All of which makes UK Mobile Network Three’s bombastic new ad stand out like a crispy roast potato on a plate of soggy brussels sprouts.

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National Trust - 125 years

125 years on, a timeless poem from the founder of the National Trust has never felt more relevant in today’s insanely noisy world. It’s amazing to think that back then this message was just as relevant as it is today. This film is all about contrast and sound played a big part in this. In the first half, we wanted to create a sense of chaos despite the everyday images to really give a sense of the need for quiet.

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Audi Q8: The big entrance

Dies Irae from Verdi’s Requiem is the musical equivalent of the gates of hell opening up. With no warning or preamble, you get an instant hit of drama and hysteria, the perfect soundtrack for the theatrical entrance of Audi’s new Q8, in Sam Brown’s latest film for BBH.

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Ducati: Capturing Motorbikes in Italy for A New Opera

The sounds produced by performance vehicles are amongst the most challenging yet awe-inspiring sounds to record. They are loud, bold and visceral. They can frazzle microphones and leave recording gear and rigging for dust. Capturing the raw, exciting sound of such beasts, such that when played back at relatively low levels at home does justice to the thrilling, thunderous roar of an engine as it can be heard in the real world, is an art form.

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