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Brand Film Festival 2017 – Winner Beast Video Content

2017 Brand Film Festival London

The Brand Film Festival is a new awards event for branded content. A new player on the world’s creative circuit, it has been introduced to London this year by @Campaign and @PRWeek. Our video production company had the great pleasure to be there in competition. Beast video content company was shortlisted in the B2B Category for our Brand Story video for @CambridgeAudio…and we are flippin chuffed to have won a Bronze. Because not only does the video actually tell the brand’s story, but it was also achieved on a very modest slice of budget when compared to many of the other winners. Even a corporate video can be interesting and creative. So here is an awards festival for award winning corporate videos.

Brand Film Festival 2017 – Winner Beast Video Content

From left to right: Victoria Taylor Creative Director Beast Video Content, quite drunk – Jorian Murray, Founder Ampersand more drunk, Unknown Guy, Unknown position, Unknown company  – dead drunk

That’s not to say that budget triumphs over good ideas. Not at all. There were some cracking films showcased last night. And to be fair another low budget and one of our favorites, being a film that trumped us and took Gold in the B2B Category. @dadad decided to raise awareness of their annual awards by stealing the Pencils from previous winners. The audience had the pleasure of seeing Creative Directors the world over spitting blood and obscenities when they realize their pencil is missing. The ‘Nothing matters More’ end line brings home just how bloody important these little yellow pencils are to the creative industry.

Other brilliant work included @ladbible Brand documentary for @RNLI. A hard-hitting very moving true but tragic story about a young man called Anthony Miller. The film reaches out to young people to be aware of the dangers of open water.

‘In Da Hostel’ with 50 cent created by @hostelworld was bang on. Winning Gold in the ‘Viral’ Category the film simply speaks to its customers in their own language. Funny, entertaining, but also informative. Great work.

As the bubbles flowed, the lovely Miranda Sawyer held court well as guest presenter. We drank and we were definitely merry. My only niggle was the lack of nibbles. The rush of beards and skinny jeans at finger food time meant I didn’t get one bowl of rice to sample. More food next time please!”

Victoria Taylor, Creative Director – Beast Video Content Company

So what was the standard of the awards?

Well if the list of judges is anything to go by then pretty high. There are some real heavy hitters in the panel and a great variety too.