WE ARE

Storytellers / Film-makers / Craftsmen
 

We are storytellers, film-makers, craftsmen. Where There’s Smoke creates entertainment, brand & advertising content for multi-channels. We conceive, plan, write, direct & produce our projects. A strong background in branding, broadcast design, film and digital environments is met with extensive agency & big brand experience.

WTS are focused on developing inspirational content with-in the areas of youth, pop culture and lifestyle audiences. However, our experience extends far beyond these niches. We choose to work with energetic brands with a youthful approach to creativity and provide our clients with intimate and relaxed environments for idea development.

Where There's Smoke fosters a belief in collaboration & services can be bundled or unbundled. We’re small by design, big by experience… come play.


If advertising is art... This is a masterpiece
— ADWEEK

Hamill & Blondel

WTS Directing Duo: 

 

Marcus Hamill & Mark Blondel

Mark is a multi-award winning designer/director and editor with a unique and cutting edge visual style. Recognised as a bold creative leader with an acute level of cultural awareness, Mark has created world-class and influential work within the areas of film, television and digital environments.

He is responsible for a numerous award winning Television Channel rebranding campaigns and commercials, has won gold at the coveted Astra awards and was invited as keynote speaker presenting his work at the internationally renowned Semi-Permanent conference.

Regarding Mark’s commercial work, Adweek commented - ‘If advertising is art… this is a masterpiece.’

Marcus is a multi award winning director with over 15 years of experience in big commercial productions. He has an ability to get to the truth of a character and the heart of an idea, creating commercials that have a naturalistic feel, with a beautiful cinematic style. His commercial work has been awarded in the London Advertising Awards and New York Festival, won Gold at the ACS, as well as featuring in the Work’, and BBC’s best ads on T.V, while his films have won best Film at ‘Giggle Shorts Toronto’, Audience choice award at ‘Newtown flicks’, best Screenplay at ‘St.Kilda Film Festival’ as well as official selection at over 20 prestigious international film festivals including ‘Clermont Ferrand’ and ‘Interfile Berlin’.

 
 
 
 

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