Director: Ross Bolidai
DoP: Felix Schmilinsky
Martin waited until the tender age of 85 to come out as gay. We used his story to inspire the next generation to live to the fullest.
2018 Shots Awards - Branded Entertainment of the Year, Series - SILVER
2018 Shots Awards - Online Commercial of the Year - Nominated
2018 Kinsale Creative Advertising Awards - Film (International) - BRONZE
2018 Kinsale Creative Advertising Awards - Branded Content (International) - BRONZE
2018 Kinsale Creative Advertising Awards - Film Craft, Casting (International) - BRONZE
2018 LIA - Digital - BRONZE
2018 LIA - New Advertising - BRONZE
2018 Ciclope Festival of Craft - Casting - Nominated
2018 Epica Awards - Confectionary & Snacks, SILVER
2018 El Ojo De Iberoamerica - Digital & Social, BRONZE
2018 Chicago Advertising Awards - Branded Content for Online FIlm - SILVER
2019 Food and Beverage Awards - Online Advertising, GOLD
2019 Food and Beverage Awards - Branded Content & Entertainment, SILVER
2019 ADC 98th Annual Awards - Film Craft - SILVER CUBE
2019 ADC 98th Annual Awards - Craft, Online - BRONZE CUBE
2019 One Show - Branded Entertaintment, Single -MERIT
2019 One Show - Film, Longform Single - MERIT
2019 One Show - Content, Single - MERIT
2019 The Webby Awards, Webby For Good, Public Service & Activism - Nominated
2019 The Webby Awards, Advertising, Media Ad, Longform - Nominated
2019 Golden Award of Montreux - Online Advertising, Consumer Products - GOLD
2019 Golden Award of Montreux - Best Use of Social Media - GOLD
2019 Golden Award of Montreux - Television & Cinema - Foods, Confectionary, Snacks - GOLD
2019 New York Festivals - Positive World Impact, LBGTQ - GOLD
2019 New York Festivals - Film - Food, Drink & Restaurants - SILVER
2019 New York Festivals - Film Craft, Casting - SILVER
2019 New York Festivals - Artistry and Craft in Advertising - SILVER
2019 D&AD Awards - Media, Use of Talent - WOOD PENCIL
2019 D&AD Awards - Digital Marketing, Use of Talent - WOOD PENCIL
2019 D&AD Awards - Online and Viral Films - Shortlisted
Life isn’t about material objects. It’s about knowing you lived a life that somehow meant something - because people will never forget how you made them feel.
Director: Ross Bolidai
DoP: Matthew Emvin Taylor
Producer: Ben Sullivan
Exec Producer: David De La Flor
Coal has long gone from Coalville. Left of this once thriving Leicestershire town are young men like Stevie Gold, who dream of glory in an economically crippled community.
Once a hardened criminal, Stevie finds redemption and fame through bare knuckle boxing. When he breaks his hand, loses the love of his life and is challenged to a rematch against a far more experienced fighter, he has only his family and himself to lead him to victory.
Winner | Melbourne Documentary Film Festival
Winner | This is England
Nominated | Moet BIFA
Nominated | Grierson Awards
Nominated | Napa Valley Film Festival
Official Selection | Montreal Film Festival
Dir/Cinematographer: Ross Bolidai
Editor: Meredith Mantic
Filmed deep inside the notorious migrant camp, this film documents the final days of the Calais Jungle as the largest migrant camp in Europe erupted into flames.
Second Unit Dir. Ross Bolidai
Dir. Dan Reed
Winner | Sheffield Doc/Fest First Cut Award
Dir. Ross Bolidai
Twelve primary school boys in Britain’s toughest boxing gym. Bobby Beck trains 11 year old to fight, to win, to be men. Each boy has a dream. Each parent has a goal. Now, for the first time, the boys come of age and face their first big fight.
Dir/Cinematographer. Ross Bolidai
Exec Producer. Dan Reed
Dir/DoP: Ross Bolidai
A self-shot documentary on the border of Mozambique and Zimbabwe, exploring the perils of life in a nomadic mine clearing community, where the workers use giant rats to detect landmines.
Initially a NFTS student film, the material was later purchased by BBC Natural History to form S01 E07 of BBC’S Weird Wonders of the World.