Partner & Senior Director.
MARC CRASTE has designed & directed many award-winning commercials including THE BIG WIN spot for the National Lottery and the huge LLOYDS TSB campaign - and now the newly-independent TSB campaign - at Studio AKA.
Marc also designed & directed three short films in the series PICA TOWERS at AKA that inspired his 12 min short film JOJO IN THE STARS which has won awards world-wide, including both the 2004 BAFTA for Best Animated Short Film & the 2005 Cartoon D'or!
Marc's most recent film at Studio aka is a half hour film entitled VARMINTS. You can find the book on AMAZON and the film on iTUNES UK He is currently in development on his next film.
Sparkling or Still?
take a moment ...
The award winning 24 min film. Winner of 27 Film Festival Awards, Nominated for a BAFTA & Shortlisted for an OSCAR , the film - adapted from the award-winning book written by Helen Ward & illustrated by Marc - tells the story of one small creature's struggle to preserve a world in danger of being lost forever through recklessness and indifference ...
In the beginning ...
BBC - Winter Olympics
The BAFTA winning Title Sequence ...
THE BIG WIN
"leaps out of the screen, armed with enough wit and charm to set even the saddest toes tapping ..."
LLOYDS TSB - The Campaign
48 spots over 5 years ...
Seconds From Greatness
JOJO TN THE STARS
The BAFTA & Cartoon D'Or winning story of love, self-sacrifice, and jealousy - played out against a black and white world that is both nightmarish and hauntingly beautiful...
VARMINTS - THE BOOK
D&AD talks to Dir Marc Craste about large worlds & small characters...HERE