Branded Short Films

Altered Route - Kilian Martin. For Mercedes-Benz Lifestyle. A Spaniard, an American and a German head into the Mojave desert.... This film got a Vimeo staff pick and went viral. Shows that you don't need a big team or big budget. Also on Brett Novak's channel on YouTube, it currently has over 3.5 million combined views, 40k likes and 3000 comments. Original idea & concept (with Kilian), producer. 

With the M-Class we took Kelly McGarry and Jeremy Lyttle to the highest elevation they’ve ever been to – Khardung La - and let them have the downhill ride of their lives from 18,380 feet in the Himalayas. Best known for his breath-taking downhill footage escalating in a flip over a 72-foot-long canyon gap at Red Bull Rampage 2013, Kelly McGarry does not shy away from extremes. So we took him and fellow rider Jeremy Lyttle to the highest and most remote place he’s ever been: Khardung La – the supposedly highest vehicle-accessible mountain pass in the world at 18,380 feet (5,602 m) and let them have the downhill ride of their lives. Read the full story here: http://www.mercedes-benz.com/en/mercedes-benz/lifestyle/adventure/riding-on-thin-air-kelly-mcgarry-and-jeremy-lyttle-take-on-khardung-la/ Credits: Written & directed by Colab Creative Executive Producer: Hadassa Haack Producer & Editor: William Lascelles Principal Cinematography: Jason Hancox and William Lascelles 2nd camera: Olya Dendyaeva Sound design: Hertzog Burger Special thanks: our man on the ground, Rossi, and our driver Bhanudas. www.facebook.com/kellymcgarrymtb www.colabcreative.co.nz Special thanks: William Lascelles, Jase Hancox and and Olya Dendyaeva - a massive effort for a small crew. Thanks also to our man on the ground, Rossi, and our driver Bhanudas.

Tofua'a - Freediving with Humpback Whales: My directorial debut and any car maker's first underwater freediving film. This is why Mercedes-Benz is a cool client, they understand the value of entertainment and have the guts to do something different. However, we still had to fit a car in there somewhere... 


mb! Magazine takes fashion photographer and globe-blogger Yvan Rodic, also known as the FaceHunter, on a 1200 km roadtrip across the stunning Maghreb country, documenting local style and beauty while discussing how we invent our identity through pieces of the world. Follow us on our journey from Tangiers down to Marrakech! Check out our interview with The FaceHunter, some of his photos and behind the scenes info on mb! mbmagazine.mb4.me/FaceHunterInMorocco www.facehunter.org www.yvanrodic.com Filmed and edited by Brett Novak www.brettnovak.com Music: "If" by Vensaire www.vensaire.com Production & Creative Direction: Hadassa Haack An mb! by Mercedes-Benz production www.mercedes-benz.com/mb  

Shot exclusively for mb! by The Selby, fashion designer Dorothee Schumacher opens her home and menagerie to us - and tells us about the day in our video. Read full article here: http://bit.ly/xL4BDa


Caught between fact and fiction: Mercedes-Benz Mixed Tape cover artist Kelsey Brookes explores the tenuous, yet evocative link between science, surfing and the world of art. Read full article here: http://bit.ly/ruFXpD Camera & edit: Nicolas Doldinger Creative Direction: Hadassa Haack

 

 

Todd Selby’s famous website The Selby offers an insider's view of creative individuals in their personal spaces. Exclusively for mb! he shot Abigail Ahern, interior designer and author in her East London home. We joined him on the day. Read full article here: http://bit.ly/ort9me

Independent Stuff

This was fun... a minor supporting role for friends. No responsibility, just fiddling with amateur cameras and schlepping gear on a beautiful day in an obscure Sydney suburb. Check out these talented guys. Train footage filmed by Scott Hutchings in Myanmar. 

Only The Desert Grows is the first single to be released from the forthcoming second album from Infinity Broke, entitled Before Before. The album is set for release April 10, 2015 and will be followed by a national tour in May.