Our Work

We love showing off the work we’ve done as we’re always very proud of it. Below are just some of the latest examples of what we’ve been working on.

Ask Italian
Ask Italian - Join The Team
For restaurant chain Ask Italian, we were tasked with coming up with a lively series of films all about the family culture and what it’s like to create amazing culinary experiences.
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CareCo - Home/Store TVC
CareCo - Home/Store TVC
Ad Agency Hub brought our team in to produce a series of TV commercials for mobility company CareCo. The brief included shots in store and on location at a specially chosen home setting.
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Kellogg's - Hot Granola
Kellogg's - Hot Granola
Do you like it hot or cold? In this commercial series for W.K. Kellogg Granola and Crunchy Nut Granola, we put the two head to head.
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Shear - Bespoke
Shear - Bespoke
Shear Bespoke was launched to offer individually tailored suits online. This meant creating a whole series of ‘how to’ films to measure yourself for the perfect fit. What better opportunity to then create a series of classic fashion promos for the range in the same production.
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Warburton - Baking The Difference
Warburton - Baking The Difference
It is no longer about white sliced bread. The tastes of the consumer are changing and Warburtons wanted to explore this in a short, punchy introduction film for a series of discussion groups.
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Lubrizol
Lubrizol - Leaders In The Field
This film was commissioned to help show manufacturers just how much of a difference Lubrizol's oil additives make to the people whose livelihood depends on their vehicles whatever the conditions.
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Network Rail - Diversity
Network Rail - Diversity
Having the run of Waterloo Station during rush hour meant we could capture the bustle of what a career at a diverse organisation is really like.
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Ramsdens - My Branch TVC
Ramsdens - My Branch TVC
For this TV Commercial campaign, we featured real Ramsdens people to front the advert. Working with real people can often give a warmth and authenticity to the tone.
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Swinton Insurance Contact Centre
Swinton Insurance - Careers Films
We created a range of video content for the Swinton Insurance Careers site from highly crafted commercials to people profiles. Colourful neon icons are drawn in CGI and then become real, adding amazing light sources to these stylish films.
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Pizza Hut - Employee Manifesto
Pizza Hut - Employee Manifesto
Creating a great piece of external communication means thinking about your audience. The website homepage is the shop window and a lead video is the thing that makes people stop and want to go in. This was our aim for the Pizza Hut Employee Manifesto film.
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Meeow - Promo Series
Meeow - Promo Series
The launch of a new brand requires a well constructed set of videos that work on a number of levels. For the networking platform Meeow, we were able to create a variety of promos for every social channel.
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Crown To Cuff - X-Frame Physiques
Crown To Cuff - X-Frame Physiques
Our skills for telling a story were put to the test when we were asked to document fitting a specially made suit for WBO Middleweight Boxer Billy Joe Saunders by Crown To Cuff Bespoke Tailoring. We had less than thirty minutes with Billy and this is what we came up with.
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Libryo - Now You Know
Libryo - Now You Know
The key to a good explainer animation is to find the right visual analogy for the service you are showing. In this video for Libryo, we keep it simple and clear.
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The Engagement Coach - In Good Company
The Engagement Coach - In Good Company
In Good Company is an educational series based around the goings on within the sales team at fictional company Emerson Software Solutions. As a ten-part drama series, this was one of our most expansive and exciting productions to date.
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Pizza Express - Apprenticeships
Pizza Express - Apprenticeships
The social media film is a small but very powerful beast. You have seconds before the viewer decides to watch or scroll down. Marketing Agency Jupiter tasked us to bring their employer brand to life for Pizza Express in a short promo that demands your attention.
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HSL - TV Idents
HSL - TV Idents
As you tune in to watch a drama on ITV3 you might notice the sponsorship idents for HSL. We staged a number of delightful settings to make the range of relaxing chairs the centre of each ident.
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Pizza Hut - A Shift In Focus
Pizza Hut - A Shift in Focus
Film can really be used well to help teach important lessons for internal training in orrganisations. For Pizza Hut, reconstructing the consequences of when your concentration lapses at work proved very effective.
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Nestlé - Academy
Nestlé - Academy
As part of an extensive video series for the Nestlé recruitment site we shot for Sparks Careers, we were able to pull out interview content for a range of other briefs. A good production means planning multiple uses of content from the same shoot.
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University of York
University of York - Be Exceptional
The University of York is a Russell Group University where students study and live in an inspirational place. It wasn't difficult to capture the stories and the footage that would show how students who go to York can be exceptional.
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Epilepsy Action Jack's Story
Epilepsy Action - Jack's Story
Jack, Ali and Anna all have epilepsy. We were commissioned to make a series of six short animated films to find out how epilepsy affects them.
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Bubul - Promo
BuBul - Promo
Close attention to brand assets is a key part to making an animated explainer video really work. The colours and design really keep this video interesting throughout.
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SMRS - YWare
SMRS - YWare
We take the simple concept of pieces to camera and add light and colour. This promo shows what you can do with great cinematography and a small room.
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Dune - The Dune Experience
Dune - The Dune Experience
Video is a great tool to train a sales force. For Dune London we created a series of training modules to give new starters a full rundown of The Dune Experience. Here is one of the modules in the series.
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E.ON Life - Early Careers
E.ON Life - Early Careers
Around fifty interviews were shot over three days for a complete recruitment video series fo E.ON
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More2Life - Symposium
More2Life - Symposium
An impactful trailer for a series of events aimed at financial advisors in the later life lending market. We kept it concise and got straight down to heart of the matter.
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Lowell - The Big Conversation
Lowell - The Big Conversation
When you need to talk to your entire workforce, a well-crafted suite of films is a great idea. For the launch of a new direction, Lowell Financial asked us to do exactly that.
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The Picture of Health
The Picture Of Health
For many people, what is on the outside only really shows one side of a person. This is the story of what is hidden.
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Superservice Triage – Vehicle Heath Check
House of Fraser - Let's Do The Extraordinary
An award-winning recruitment film which places the extraordinary people who build their careers at House of Fraser at the centre of the scene - literally.
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Chris Catalyst Sticks and Stones
Chris Catalyst - Sticks and Stones
Eureka Machines frontman Chris Catalyst wanted a colourful promo video for his debut solo track. After a very eventful day filming at our studio, that's exactly what we made.
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Holland and Barrett
Holland and Barrett - A Year in the Life
Starting a new career in retail can be a daunting experience. Holland and Barrett commissioned a short film to show how new starter Meg developed over her first year from newbie to confident expert.
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Trinity Academy Sowerby Bridge - Promo
Trinity Academy Sowerby Bridge - Promo
A fly-on-the-wall documentary approach helps give this beautifully shot promo for Trinity Academy a warm feeling.
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Berri's Law - Promo
Berri's Law - Promo
Video really helps to personalise a website. Our brief was to put the personality and expertise of the team at Berri’s Law right at the front of their communication to potential clients.
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Rosenbauer Uk - Tech Day
Rosenbauer UK - Tech Day
We were commissioned by Aye! Agency to create a series of intro films for Rosenbauer UK’s Tech Day. Imagine a big hangar full of smoke. Then from through sparkling lights an enormous Rosenbauer Panther fire truck rolls in – all in sync with a massive screen showing an intro film like the...
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Great Recruitment - Be Great
Great Recruitment - Be Great
An animated explainer video can be a beautiful thing. Especially when you get to play with a little character animation and use your imagination. This video is aimed at newly qualified teachers to tell them about a recruitment company just for them.
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Ensign - Dover Castle
Ensign - Dover Castle
Installing wireless technology in an English Heritage site threw up many challenges. Thunder and Lightning Films were commissioned by Ensign Communications to document a case study on how they equipped Dover Castle with microwave Siklu links whilst maintaining the integrity of the beautiful...
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National Audit Office
National Audit Office - Change Your World
We tackled the big question in this employer brand video – what exactly does the National Audit Office do? What better way to explain this organisation than through a patchwork of quickly cut descriptions from the people at the heart of the business.
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SMRS - Meet Dave
SMRS - Meet Dave
A combination of steadycam shots and motion tracked graphics makes this info film for SMRS very engaging.
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Ramsdens - A Year in the Life
Ramsdens - A Year in the Life
Starting a new job can be a daunting experience so Ramsdens wanted to show how they help their staff progress and build a career with them through training, role opportunities and staff development.
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Freshr - Promo Series
Freshr - Promo Series
A video in a sponsored post often has a matter of seconds before a viewer scrolls down to whatever is next in their news feed. We needed to get in there quick with this promo for Freshr.
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Paul Morricone - December
Paul Morricone - December
A festive music video filled with twinkly lights and chocolate box visuals.
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The Scaramanga Six - Dirty Subaru
The Scaramanga Six - Dirty Subaru
A good old-fashioned performance video with a twist – we couldn’t get all of the band in a room at the same time. So the answer? Sit each person on a chair, composite them into a car and let them ride.
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SimplyBiz Group - Partnership Event 2015
SimplyBiz Group - Partnership Event 2015
The opening of a medieval themed event and an adventurous journey through the ancient lands of The SimplyBiz Group. This formed the basis of a set of awards VTs shown to a merry audience throughout the evening.
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Balfour Beatty - Shape Everything
Balfour Beatty - Shape Everything
Working with Employer Brand agency SMRS, we helped to create over fifty highly sculpted pieces of film within one production for Balfour Beatty. The concept – you shape everything around you.
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Forget Me Not Hospice - Jacob's Story
Forget Me Not Hospice - Jacob's Story
Suzanne & Tom received amazing perinatal care when their son Jacob was born with a life-limiting condition. We helped to tell their story to show what a difference the hospice makes to families.
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Samuel Smith Old Brewery - Delia & Mark
Samuel Smith Old Brewery - Delia & Mark
We followed the stories of a number of couples who decided to live and work in a Samuel Smiths pub for a series of recruitment promos.
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ICAEW - Finance in a changing world
ICAEW - Finance in a changing world
A highly stylised animated explainer film that uses designed assets and an impactful voiceover to explain how finance has evolved.
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Superservice Triage - Capture, Share, Sell
Superservice Triage - Capture, Share, Sell
We take a look at the benefits of using video and image capture when performing a vehicle health check with Superservice Triage.
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simplybiz group universe
SimplyBiz Group - Universe
The SimplyBiz Group wanted to create a stellar visual representation of the many businesses within the group. What better way than a trip through space with the group at the centre of the universe.
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The Scaramanga Six Trouble
The Scaramanga Six - Trouble
As you can see from this music video we don't do 'genres'. A high energy dance video for a rock song? Preposterous? Of course!
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Soymilk
Biscuithead and the Biscuit Badgers - Soymilk
How do you milk a bean? Find out in this quirky music video where the band conducts a series of bizarre experiments to understand the mystery that is soymilk.
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ABOUT us

We love the moving image. In fact, we have a passion for it. Big or small screen and wherever your viewers watch, it is an irresistible opportunity to fill a space with colourful pictures and words, to make a statement and say something.

We have the knowledge and expertise to produce film, video, motion graphics and animation for all mediums: broadcast or non-broadcast television, events or commercial film. Whether it is internal or external communication, we can help you say what you need to say in a memorable way.

There is no point in making a program that nobody wants to watch. We want to make things interesting. Very interesting. We are Thunder and Lightning. The electrifying film company.

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Call us and let’s talk. We can help to create video for any use. Don’t be shy - we can talk you through the processes to get the right piece of work for you.

Contact:

Paul Morricone, Creative Director
paul@thunderandlightning.co.uk

Ed Marks, Senior Producer
ed@thunderandlightning.co.uk

T: 01274 878005
www.thunderandlightning.co.uk

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