We've had a fantastic first year. We came in at No.25 in the Televisual list of the top 30 Commercials Production Companies, we had a film in the APA 50 collection and to round the year off we've won Gold, Silver and Bronze at the British Arrows awards for the global internet hit Mankind #violenceisviolence
The Dark Energy roster includes Jamie Childs, Ben Jones, Arni Thor Jonsson, Lalli Jonsson, Matt McDermott, James Strong - Director of the BAFTA winning “ Broadchurch", Terry McDonough - Director of cult-TV series Breaking Bad and David Stoddart and award winning photographer and Director Robert Erdmann. Matt has had considerable success with introducing drama directors into commercials.
Matt Brown initially started in post-production followed by a stint in television. Matt then moved on to producing music videos and shoots for MTV after which he went on to set up a production company specialising in short films. Supported by the Levi’s short-film scheme Firesign, whose backed projects all received a guaranteed cinema release. It was a natural progression for Matt to then move into commercials and in the late 90’s he joined The End / Harry Nash, later following former Head of Sales, Kate Elson, to her production company Bikini Films, as Head of Production and producer for the company’s top Director Martin Granger. He then went on to help found Generator films where he became the company’s Executive Producer.