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.

The brief was to create an overall commercial for The University of York to show the variety of students and professionals there and to give a  broad overview of the place to both live and study in. We worked with
the marketing campaign to 'be exceptional' and started to create a creative concept that would house some interview content and a variety of activities both on and off campus.

Prospective students have many choices when it comes to selecting a University and the best way to
inform viewers was to focus on real stories from current students. In making a main commercial film we were also able to generate extra content int he form of a series of individual profile edits for each


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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Paul Morricone, Creative Director

Ed Marks, Senior Producer

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