Well-known for both music video and commercial work, WENDY MORGAN youthful style combines humor, rhythm, color and choreography to create unique films for artists and advertisers. Her music video work for artists such as Gnarls Barkley, Janelle Monae and The Dead Weather have garnered many awards, such as Best Director two years in a row at the MuchMusic Video Awards, official selections at SXSW Film Festival, and inclusion in Time Magazine’s list of Top 30 Music Videos of all time. Wendy brings her choreographic, stylish, sometimes humorous approach to her commercial work, having created acclaimed content for brands such as Volkswagen, CoverGirl, Lanvin and Rag & Bone.
The year is 1964 and the place is Berlin, a divided city where flight from the German Democratic Republic is punished with an order to fire. Yet many people tried to cross the border by forging identity papers, digging tunnels, climbing into hot-air balloons or hiding in cars going West. BMW’s film is based on the true story of Klaus-Günter Jacobi, who helped his best friend flee East Germany by smuggling him across the Berlin Wall in a BMW Isetta. It was directed by Alex Feil.
What can you do when someone you deeply love does not recognize you anymore? For the new brand campaign for German electronics retailer Saturn, Jung von Matt have asked themselves this and other emotional questions. Together with director Alex Feil and Tempomedia, they have found possible answers in courageous and emotional ways for Saturn. ‘Anna’ is the first of four different spots and it shows a young woman struggling with her father’s Alzheimer’s disease. She finds that a new piece of tech – a virtual reality headset – has a profound effect on her father and allows the pair to connect. All four films show in a subtle but striking way how technology can enrich life or can possibly help making it a bit better.