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Octopus Inc Hires Director Favourite Colour: Black


Chris Turner, AKA Favourite Colour: Black, has collaborated with artists including Birdy, Hurts, Jay-Z and Jax Jones

Octopus Inc Hires Director Favourite Colour: Black

Octopus Inc continue their recruitment drive with the recent signing of esteemed VFX and live-action director Favourite Colour: Black.

Known for his high end in-camera technical knowledge as well as his dark, visual artistry, Chris Turner, AKA Favourite Colour: Black, has worked across many brands such as Jaguar, Adidas and Honda where his acclaimed film “The Evolution of Stunts” featured stuntman Damien Walters being lit on fire whilst recreating cinema’s most famous film stunts.

Chris is also known for his collaborations with artists such as Birdy, Hurts, Jay-Z and Jax Jones, creating award winning music videos and visuals for global talent. With a strong background in design and art direction, Chris often uses his photographic eye to capture stunning B&W still imagery of his subjects on set.

His film projects have screened at Raindance, The London Short Film Festival, The Berlin Fashion Film Festival, OneDotZero, The BFI Gothic Season, The San Francisco Dance Film Festival, 1.4 and Channel 4's Random Acts.

His latest fashion film - 'Every Carcass Like A Diamond' - made official selection at the Istanbul Fashion Festival 2022, whilst his most recent horror short 'Leopard Heels' continues its journey on the international 2022 festival circuit - having been screened at several, including ScreamFest in LA. You can catch the full length version on the platform for the most daring storytellers in horror, ALTER in spring 2023. 

Nicola Doring & Claire Luke, founders, Octopus Inc says, “Favourite Colour: Black is a superb human being who just happens to make very good, well-crafted and considered work, so it is a dream for us to be working with him again! We are looking forward to collaborating with him in both the advertising and long form spheres and working on some cracking projects.”

See Favourite Colour: Black’s work here.

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Octopus Inc, Wed, 30 Nov 2022 17:43:10 GMT