Gold for the campaign "Vorsorge" from UBS at the ADC Switzerland 2016, category film. That's the 3rd Gold Award for this fantastic work! Bravo! Thanks again to UBS, Publicis and good old Kasper.
2 x Gold Winner
The UBS Spot "Scroll" wins gold at EDI 15 and at the Epica Awards 2015 . Congratulations!
Thanks to UBS, Publicis and gorgeous Kasper Wedendahl.
Pro Infirmis - "I Am Empty“ wins silver at the London International Awards 2015 in the category „Music Original - Underscore“.
Thanks to Sizzer, Amsterdam (Music) and Alain Gsponer (Director).
Ben Strebel`s Sortie En Mer is FWA Site of the Year 2014
This haunting and powerful film is the basis for the boating safety campaign by French brand Guy Cotten. To find out more
watch the trailer or click on the link to visit the FWA website and interact with the Sortie En Mer site.
New director Sean Cunningham joins Pumpkin Film exclusively in Switzerland
Sean Cunningham hails from New York where he started shooting and editing videos with a VHS camcorder at the age of twelve. His only audience being his family at the time, he quickly realized he enjoyed making them laugh as well as tug at their heart strings. His directing style brings out a humorous and authentic touch to life's serious moments. Sean's work has received several accolades over the past few years with clients including Chevrolet, Rolo and AT&T. He is currently based in Los Angeles where in his spare time he builds furniture out of found material and records music in a converted garage behind his house.
New directors So&Sau join Pumpkin Film exclusively in Switzerland
Art Directors, SOphie Driess and Jean Christophe SAUrel (pronounced so and so) left the Paris agency BETC to make films together. As So&Sau, they are known for their Clio award winning Kiss Cool campaign. They also created the Evian Waterboy campaign which became a worldwide phenomenon and received: a Gold Lion at Cannes, a Grand Prize in New York, awards in Miami, etc.
This established the reputation of So&Sau, who continue to make TV Commercials and videos for artists such as Mirwais, Bibi Tanga, Mara Carlyle, Joe Goddard... Today, SoandSau develop and produce personal projects while continuing to collaboratet with various artists, magazines, TV stations, and communication agencies.
Karim Huu Do directs Adidas Originals International Campaign
Pumpkin Film`s Karim Huu Do has directed the new Adidas Originals International campaign 2015. The beautiful and haunting
spot features international talents: Pharrell Williams, Rita Ora, Damian Lillard of the NBA and the ever faithful Adidas spokesman, David Beckham. Filmed in L.A., Chicago and London, the spot is a dreamy and emotional inner-voyage that dares to ask the question, "What makes a superstar?"
NEW DIRECTOR: Andrew Lang joins Pumpkin Film exclusively in Switzerland.
Andrew Lang’s debut film was Sons of Cuba, a cinema documentary telling the stories of 9-year old Cuban boxers. The film was released theatrically in 4 countries and won 14 international awards.
He began to shoot television commercials in 2011 and his films have gathered various awards. Samsung “David Bailey” picked up a gold and two bronze Lions at Cannes 2013. Coca Cola “Let’s Go Crazy” is currently broadcasting in 39 African countries. FIFA “It’s Time” is the official trailer for the 2013 Club World Cup, and was featured as a Shots Contender, as was Gatorade “Break the Mould”.
Other awarded films include IKEA “Pussy People” and Dulux “Lets Color”, which both won bronze Lions at Cannes.
Pumpkin Film is proud to have Andrew on board. Wilkommen in der Schweiz, Herr Lang!
NEW WORK: Alexandra Fisher directs two new projects in Australia and the Big Apple.
Austrailian brand, Moontide confided the Spring/Summer 2014 campaign to Alexandra. Filmed in Australia, she
has created a sunny, hauntingly beautiful fashion film.
New York based fashion model and muscian, DJ Trace worked with Alexandra to create a flowing black and white promo film.
NEW DIRECTOR: Joakim Reveman joins Pumpkin Film exclusively in Switzerland.
Reveman was 25 when he won his first Cannes Gold Lion for Doctors Without Borders. As a creative director at TBWA Paris, he won over 40 international awards, which in turn helped the agency win the Cannes Lion’s ‘Ad Agency of the Year Award’ for 3 consecutive years.
Shortly thereafter, Joakim launched his own directing collective, The Vikings, with several likeminded friends. Their first endeavor was The Power of Wind, a film that the Gunn Report stated was the “Second Most Awarded Film” that year.
Working in Europe and the US, Reveman has collaborated with a wide variety of clients including Nike, Cadbury, BMW, Eurpon, Schick and ESPN alongside agencies like GSD&M, Wieden+Kennedy and Euro RSCG New York.
BMW Soundtree: Gold prize at the Annual Multimedia Awards - Berlin
Congratulations to Plan.net and Serviceplan Switzerland for winning the Gold prize (microsite) at the Annual Multimedia Awards in
Berlin. The spot features a stunning film directed by Pumpkin Film`s Karim Huu Do.
NEW DIRECTOR: Andrew Becker teams up with Pumpkin Film exclusively in Switzerland.
Andrew Becker is a commercial/film director based in San Francisco, CA and famous for his breathtakingly surreal spots, hi-tech imagery, and ability to capture raw emotion and individuality.
One of his many specialties is visual story-telling with high production value. He has captured astonishing and adventurous footage from all four corners of the globe.
Wilkommen in der Schweiz, Andrew!
SILVER LION - PROMO ACTIVATION AT CANNES 2014
Agency: Jung von Matt - Limmat
Director: Alain Gsponer
We are proud of the success that this film has had both in Switzerland and internationally.
Congratulations to the Pro-Infirmis team!
MARTIN WERNER : LIONS MADE FROM WOOL
Congratulations to Martin Wener for his fantastic work with Jack&Jones. 2 Silver and 3 Bronze Lions for the campaign, that is made from cool,
featuring Christopher Walken who plays the part to perfection and literally brings a touch of magic to each spot.
Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, 2014 (Silver+BronzeLion Campaign) for Internet Film +Clothing, Footwear & Accessories.
D&AD Awards / Yellow Pencil, 2014 (Nomination) for Production Design for Film Advertising D&AD Awards / Yellow Pencil, 2014 (Nomination) for Direction for Film Advertising
Eurobest, 2013 (Bronze Campaign) for Best Production ValueEurobest, 2013 (Silver Campaign) for DirectionEpica, 2013 (Silver Campaign) for Editing & Special EffectsEpica,
2013 (Silver Campaign) for Direction & CinematographyEpica, 2013 (Epica d'Or Campaign) for FilmEpica, 2013 (Gold Campaign) for Clothing, Footwear & Personal Accessories.
BEN STREBEL: LIONS GALORE
Congratulations to Ben for the success of this powerful film, Sortie En Mer.
To experience the work fully, visit the online site: www.sortieenmer.com
Alexandra Fisher directs for Tutti.ch
Agency: Noise AG
DC: Andreas Maedler
Götz Hudelmaier directs for Vogele-Shoes.com
DC: Ralf Kostgeld
Pro Infirmis wins gold at Best of Swiss Web.
1 millon views in 60 hours on YouTube.
14.2 millon views total to date (06.04.2014)
Patricia von Ah writes, directs two spots for AD.M and photographs new print campaign.
New styles. New look. Great collaboration.
Pro Infirmis wins 1 gold and 4 silver at ADC.
Karim Huu Do continues his rise to the top with this amazing and dark film for the French fashion house.
NEW DIRECTORS: Florian Sigl & Rafael Palacio Illingworth
Two talented directors join Pumpkin Film exclusively for the Swiss market.
Rafael Palacio Illingworth:
Based in L.A. and with strong ties to Switzerland (his wife is from Zürich), Rafael has a unique, personal and artistic style. His filmS
show off his experiences in documentary and cinema filmmaking. Human, emotional, dreamy, surreal are some of the words that
come to mind when viewing his work. Welcome to Pumpkin Rafael.
With a smoot, smart and efficient style, Florian directs comedy, cars spots and is a VFX master. He is an established talent based
in Germany, a teacher at the world-famous Miami Ad School in Hamburg and a lecturer at the Baden-Württemberg Filmakademie.
Karim Huu Do continues his rise to the top with this beautiful new
film for BMW Schweiz.
BMW Soundtree: Soundtree.ch
Client: BMW Schweiz
Agency: Service Plan Schweiz
AD: Christian Sommer
CW: Ulirike Schumann
DoP: Karim Huu Do & Dino Beruglia
Jon Barber directs new comedy for Siemans - iSensoric
Client: Bosch & Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH
Agency: Heimat Hamburg
Creatives: Mathias Stiller, Patrick Klebba
Marcelo Burgos joins Pumpkin Film - Exclusive Switzerland
Marcelo is Argentinian but has lived in Madrid since 1998. He worked in advertising agencies in Argentina and Spain,
first as Art Director and later as Creative Director. As a creative, Marcelo has won more than 70 advertising awards at
Cannes, Clio, Andy, NY Festivals… Seven years ago he began directing and continues winning awards, including a
Silver Craft Lion and 7 more Lions in 2008, 2009 and 2011.
Robert Jitzmark / Chocolat Frey - 2 awards at SFA - EDI 2013
Congratulations to Leo Burnet and Robert Jitzmark for the Bronze film (Mexico) and Special Jury Prize/Script (Mongolia) at
the 2013 Swiss Film Association EDI-Awards. Bravo for a great campaign! Click images below to see the spots.
Karim Huu Do directs 3 new spots for Ricardo.ch / Jung von Matt - Limmat
"Sofort Geht So!"
Agency: JvM - Limmat
ECD: Alex Jaggy
CD: Andy Lusti / Maurus Zehnder
CW: Daniel Serrano
DoP: David Hellmann
Karim Huu Do writes and directs the AW/2013 Stephaniel Biggel campaign
"I Leave You My Protrait"
Fashion Direction: Stephanie Biggel
CD/CW: Karim Huu Do - Florian Joye
Lights&Camera: David Baumann / Dino Beruglia
Music: Adil Do
Ben Strebel directs for Tutti.ch / Noise AG
Agency: Noise AG
CD: Andreas Maedler
DoP: Lukas Strebel
Music: Yessian Music, Hamburg
Ben Strebel directs for BMW Schweiz / Service Plan
"Bereit für Die Funf?"
Agency: Service Plan Switzerland
ECD: Sacha Moser
CD: Christian Sommer
CW: Ulrike Schumann
DoP: Jan Mettler
Music: Yessian Music, Hamburg
Cannes Lion for Jeppe Ronde: The Lover
This sexy spot directed by Jeppe Ronde for the non-profit COME4 foundation was awarded two Lions in Cannes:
Gold Film Craft, Cinematography and Bronze Film Craft, Direction. Congratulations to Jeppe for creating a hautingly positive and emotionally powerful film.
Cannes Lion for Götz Hudelmaier: Fastest Christmas Song
Congratulations to Götz Hudelmaier for his second bronze Lion for BMW Schweiz and DraftFCB.
This year`s award winning film in the Digital category is "The Fastest Christmas Song".
Congratulations to all for the great job.
In only 10 days, the direct mailing/viral campaign totaled more than 1.2 million Youtube clicks and articles were published on websites and blogs around the world. In addition, 65`000 ecards were distributed across 199 countries.
Client: BMW Schweiz
CD: Dennis Lück
AD: Christoff Strukamp
CW: Max Kortmann
Ben Strebel directs for All Saints - "Bikers"
Check out this sleek and sexy spot for the new line of leather clothing by British brand, All Saints. Written and directed by Ben Strebel.
DIE KLAPPE: Karim Huu Do directs Jever Fun for Thjnk, Berlin
DIE KLAPPE: LEO BURNETT/SCHWEIZ & PUMPKIN FILM WIN GOLD FOR MICASA
For 33 years, Die Klppe Award has been given to the best of the best in German language advertising. This year, Leo Burnett brought
home three awards one of which was the Gold Klappe for Micasa - "Shredder".
Directed by Alex Feil.
Congratulations to all.
ADC AWARDS: 4 BRONZE AWARDS AND 5 FILMS SHORTLISTED FOR PUMPKIN FILM!
The 2013 ADC Awards took place on January 26th, 2013 and Pumpkin Film came home happy and with arms full.
4 Bronze Awards for Sanitas, Migros Selection and BMW.
Congratulations to Alex Feil, Kasper Wendendahl and Götz Hudelmaier for the great work.
5 films were also shortlisted in different categories:
IRF "New Sounds" - Karim Huu Do
Pro Infirmis "Gianni" - Ben Strebel
Micasa "Shredder" - Alex Feil
BMW "Fastest Christmas Song" - Götz Hudelmaier
Migros "Selection" - Kasper Wendendahl
GÖTZ HUDELMAIER DIRECTS - THE FASTEST CHRISTMAS SONG - FOR BMW/DRAFT FCB
This new viral campaign for the BMW 135i was created by the team at Draft FCB/Lowe Group.
The film has been online for one week and already more than 740'000 clicks!!!
To see the micro site and Youtube stats, click the links below.
EDI AWARDS: 8 FILMS SHORTLISTED FOR PUMPKIN FILM!
The 2012 Edi Awards will take place on November 1st, 2012. Prizes are awarded to the best productions of the
year in many different categories: advertising, corporate and multi-media/interactive. Pumpkin Film is proud
to annonce that we have eight films shortlisted. Looking forward to the ceremony...
Karim Huu Do directs the video for Swedish musician Kasper Bjorke.
Director-DOP-Editor: Karim Huu Do / Producer: Lamar Hawkins / Post-production grading: Adriel Pfister - Online Video, Zürich
SHIFTS EVERYTHING AHEAD
Enjoyable news from our partner company Karen Film in milano.
A New TV commercial for the Audi A3 entitled "Audi. Shifts Everything Ahead" created by the Ad Agency Verba, Italy an directed by Alberto Colombo.
Director: Alberto Colombo / DOP: Alessandro Pavoni / Producer: Tommaso Pellicci / Editor: Luca Garavoglia
BITTESCHOEN.TV FOR INTEGRATIONSFRANGEN
The Berlin based animation team, Bitteschöne.TV is composed of Alexander Gellner and Roland Brückner. The team put their talents to service for the Fachstelle für Integrationsfragen, Kanton Zürich (Julia Morais).
The film and cutdowns bring to life some of the characters created for the 2008 Integrationsfragen print campaign developed by Hasenfeld Werbeagentur. Originally planned for internet and cinema diffusion, the spots were so well received that the decision was made to creat a full cross media campaign for 2012/2013 that includes TV, radio, print, internet.
We would like to thank Bitteschöne.TV, Hastings Audio - Zurich and everyone who participated in bringing this campaign to the screen.
Karim Huu Do Joins Pumpkin Film exclusively
Lausanne based, Karim Huu Do has joined Pumpkin Film. This young director has a strong background in art, fashion, photography and filmmaking. His films are stylish, sensual and emotional journeys. Keep an eye on this guy, he's only getting started!
Click on the photo to see Karim's reel.
June 28th, 2012
2 LIONS FOR PUMPKIN FILM
YDA FOR DIRECTOR BEN STREBEL
It was a great week on the Croisette in Cannes for Pumpkin Film. We are happy and proud of the international recognition of the work we have produced the last year. Special thanks to the clients and agencies that continue to send us such great work.
Bronze Lion Direct Marketing: Micasa - Catalogue
Client: Micasa - Juliette Baumgartner
Creative Director: Peter Brönnimann
Copy Writer: Johannes Raggio
Art Director: Pablo Schencke/Christian Bobst
Agency Producer: Suzana Kovacevic
Director: Alex FeiL
Producer: Caroline Büchel
DoP: Thommy Wildner
Creative Director: Dennis Lück
Copy Writer: Maximilian Kortmann
Art Director: Christoff Strukamp
Director: Götz Hudelmaier
Producer: Lamar Hawkins
DoP: Marco Barberi
Director: Ben Strebel
May 31st, 2012
BEN STREBEL DIRECTS "MISSING PEOPLE" FOR BBH LONDON
Ben Strebel directs for BBH - London and the UK charity "Missing People". The much touted interactive spot has received
much positive prress in the UK and was Campaign Mag's "Pick of the Week".
You can watch the short version of the spot by clicking the photor or better yet, check out the cinema version
and case study at Creativity Online.
May 21st, 2012
GÔTZ HUDELMAIER DIRECTS "BYE-BYE ROUTINE" FOR DRAFTFCB
Götz Hudelmaier shot this "boy toy" film on location at the Luftahnsa hangar in Hamburg. It was a long night bu we are very proud
proud of this third film with BMW Schweiz, creative director Dennis Lück and his team at DraftFCB/Lowe Group.
Check out the campaign details: Werbewoche
April 25th, 2012
SWISS EFFIE AWARDS: BRONZE FOR MCDONALD'S SWISS WEEKS 2011
Congratulations to McDonalds Switzerland, TBWA/Zürich and Frieder Wittich for the bronze EFFIE award for the 2011 campaign
"Swiss Weeks". To see the film, click on the photo above.
March 21st, 2012
STRANGE ATTRACTOR: BEN STREBEL DIRECTS FOR UK GROUP, ANIMAL KINGDOM
Our rising new star, Ben Strebel, directs a hauting and sexy video for the UK band, Animal Kingdom.
Ben, who is Swiss by the way, lives in London and can't wait to bring his talent back home.
March 3rd, 2012
MICASA/SFLB - "DIE KLAPPE" SILVER AWARD 2012
Pumpkin is proud to announce that the campaign for Micasa has won the Silver "Die Klappe" prize for 2012.
For 32 years, this award has been given to the best advertising in the German-speaking world (Germany, Austria & Switzerland).
Congratulations to SFLB, the only Swiss agency to receive this much sought after prize in 2012.
In addition, the campaign also won the Gold prize at the 2011 EPICA.
PUMPKIN PARTNERS WITH TARSEM & @RADICAL MEDIA FOR MERCEDES BENZ - CHINA
Pumpkin Film has produced the Swiss location and studio shoot for Mercedes Benz, China.
Featuring Swiss tennis star, Roger Federer, the film was directed by international star Tarsem
and produced by Radical Media, LA. The agency is BBDO, Shanghai.
NEW SPOTS FOR MCDONALDS & SUNRISE
Pumpkin has just finished two new campaigns;
The "Life will be Different" campaign for Sunrise was directed by Martin Haerlin for the agency Scholz & Friends, Zürich.
McDonald's "One Story" campaign for TBWA was filmed by Frieder Wittich
January 13th, 2012
NEW WEBSITE NOW ONLINE.
We've updated our website. Simple, easy to use and lots of great work from some great directors.
Hope you like it.
January 10th, 2012
MARTIN WERNER DIRECTS OVOMALTINE FOR SFLB
Two very funny new spots by Danish director Martin Werner are now on air in Germany and Switzerland.
Click to see the films.
January 6th, 2012
BEN STREBEL @ PUMPKIN FILM
Ben Strebel, Swiss director based in the UK, joins Pumpkin Film exclusively for Switzerland. Ben mixes a love
of fashion and storytelling to create compelling, emotional and visually stunning works.
He has just completed a new job for UK band Clock Opera. It's much more a film than music video. With an amazing actor it is a brilliantly
told story about love found and love lost. Read some of the reviews below and click the photo to see the film.
January 6th, 2011
JON BARBER @ PUMPKIN FILM
We are happy to announce that Jon Barber has selected Pumpkin Film for exclusive representation
in Switzerland. Based in Canada, he is specialised in comedy and storytelling. Jon spent many years
in Germany and Austria, where he earned his degree from the University of Salzburg. In addition to
speaking fluent German, Jon also speaks French and, well, Canadian English, eh.
Click to see his reel.
January 2nd, 2012
GÖTZ HUDELMAIER DIRECTS - THE FASTEST CHRISTMAS CARD - FOR BMW/DRAFT FCB
This new viral campaign for the BMW M5 was created by the team at Draft FCB/Lowe Group. A brilliant
idea with impeccable execution, the spot has generated more than 500 000 views (agreagate) on YouTube! Congratulations
to BMW, Draft and Götz for this excellent job.
To see the micro site and Youtube stats, click the links below.
January 1st, 2012
PUMPKIN FILM & SNAP FILM, A SMART ALLIANCE
Pumpkin Film and Snap Film apmlifie their relationship in 2012.
Pumpkin is the partner company for all TV advertising projects while Snap Film will become
the dedicated corporate, animation and new media producer. Whatever the medium, we create and produce motion content.
December 1st, 2011
PRO INFIRMIS TOPS 1'800'000 VIEWS ON YOUTUBE
Alain Gsponer's spot for Pro Infirmis - THE HUG - has hit another milestone: more than 1'800'000 YouTube views. In aggregate, the spot
has well over 2'200'000 total view. Congratulations to Pro Infirmis, Jung von Matt and Alain Gsponer for this touching, powerful and
November 3, 2011
MARTIN WERNER & PUMKIN WIN BRONZE AT EDI 2011
Pumpkin is proud to accept the Bronze EDI award on behalf of Martin Werner for
his Suva - THE KITCHEN - spot. Part of a three film campaign by agency SFLB, the film
is an emotional call to action by Suva Insurance.