Malcolm Green conceives, writes and directs edgy, tender, heartbreaking, heartwarming, manic, gentle, beautiful, authentic, musical, visual, modern, human, surprising, empowering, insightful, inspirational, disruptive, different, crafted, anarchic, powerful, emotional, anthemic, soulful, original, tearjerking, funny, thought-provoking, challenging, rule-breaking, impactful, award-winning, effective films, commercials, videos and content for brands, social causes and charities that have human stories at their heart. And he does it with passion, dedication and love.
Following a successful career in Advertising, where he wrote, directed and/or creative directed over 1000 award-winning commercials, Malcolm Green left his own Top 10 agency to concentrate on bringing meaningful, visually arresting and sonically intricate brand and non-brand stories to screens of all shapes and sizes. A passionate creator in the digital and mobile space, Malcolm helps transform briefs into movements that galvanise, energise, and inspire audiences large and small in the most exciting ways possible.. As a mentor, he works with diverse young teams and crews, encouraging them to push further and higher creatively than they may have thought possible. A curious ‘early adopter’, Malcolm is an advocate for using new and innovative technology to discover alternate ways of creating meaningful content for today’s audiences. An activist for Good, Malcolm seeks to find Purpose within every project. Always seeking to make an impact. And a difference.
As well as picking up Marketing, comms and content awards worldwide, Malcolm’s recent campaign of films, branded docs, Social Media films and TVC’s for shipping giant Maersk won a record-breaking Eight Gold Category Awards at the Cannes Dolphins, plus overall Best Film, Best Director and the coveted Grand Prix.
Not so much a filmmaker. More a change maker. And never standing still for a moment.
'Malcolm, your work for us has been truly astonishing...'
Jon Black Andersen; Head of Corporate Communications, Branding and Marcom. Maersk
We transform client project briefs into remarkable, emotionally charged, far-reaching communication ideas!
Malcolm Green is a London-based Production Company that guides brands, corporates, political parties, social movements, charities, NGOs with purposeful communication ideas that captures human stories at heart. It is a dedicated team of creative & strategic people that builds strong impactful content for narrative, avant-garde, documentary Films, TV commercials, Video Marketing, Advertisements, Digital Content Campaigns, Social Media Promotions, & Branded Documents.
Its award-winning portfolio catered to several industries from cars, planes, beers, spirits, governments, online retailers, supermarkets, telecom networks, banks, pharmaceuticals, charities, political parties, social movements, cereals, hot drinks, cold drinks, burgers, health foods, DIY products, fashion, teachers, media owners, shipping companies, hair and beauty products, travel companies, airlines and more. From Cannes Lions to IPA Effectiveness to D & Ad's to Clio’s to One Show to British Television Arrows to ... well, pretty much everything. His work has helped transform businesses, raise share prices, fund charities, recruit teachers and health care staff, and changed the way people bank, shop, vote, GIVE BLOOD and even have sex.
Globally, Malcolm has written and directed prize-winning effective campaigns for eBay, Tetra Pak, Maersk, Exxon-Mobil, Telenor, Millicom, General Motors, Disney, Unilever, Financial Times, Adidas, Coca-Cola, Burger King, Morrisons Supermarkets, Halifax Bank, Cadbury's, Global Media, Legoland, SCA TENA, BP, ON, Knorr, Trainline, Marstons Beer, Domestos, Mirror Media Group, Invesco.
Over the past four years, Malcolm won Gold across several categories at the Cannes Dolphin Award Festival and Gold at the European PR Awards for three separate campaigns which he both wrote and directed.
In 2019, he did even better, with his series of films, online content, and TV commercials for Maersk ‘sweeping the board’ with an unprecedented 12 major awards, including five-category Golds, the overall Black Dolphin for both Best Director and Best Film and the rare White Grand Prix. The series has also picked up the top Platinum award at the Global Marcomms Festival.
Additionally, his short film ‘The Forever Project’ also won a Gold Award at BAFTA, whilst his 2019 'short' ‘Edek’ - a hip-hop retelling of the story of a Holocaust Survivor - has been officially selected in over 30 top international movie festivals, winning major prizes in both North America and Europe, as well as being featured on BBC, Sky, CNN, and NBC. An off-shoot Reddit AMA campaign has now become one of the most successful of all time. The film itself has been viewed over 17 million times and has recently been added to the National Curriculum in all UK schools.
Aside from commercials, Malcolm has written and directed a number of short films, ‘including Pearls’ - winner of the Fuji and Soho Shorts Awards and, most recently, ‘Edek’, which has won prizes at the following BAFTA and Oscar recognised festivals:
- San Diego International Film Festival;
- Global Shorts Festival;
- JellyFest; Dumbo Film Fest;
- Oslo Independent Film Festival;;
- Moscow Film Festival;
- Flickerfest International Film Festival;
- Canada Shorts Festival;
- Best Shorts Competition;
- Gold Movie Awards;
- Norwich Film Festival;
- British Documentary Film Festival;
- International Film Festival;
- Miami Independent Film Festival;
- Atlanta Docufest;
- Audience Awards International Documentary Festival;
- WOFF Festival;
- Docs Without Borders Festival;
- Leeds International Film Festival;
- Warsaw Jewish Film Festival;
- UKJFF; Toronto JFF Festival;
- San Francisco JFF;