Pancom : Espionage – Panasonic

“Pancom : Espionage” is a short promotional film showcasing the features of Panasonic’s “Communication Assistant” software. Created & Written By Steve Gilbert Directed By Cosmo Wallace.

Pre-production ran for several months, with principal photography taking place over three long February days and nights on location at Nottingham Science Park, Chemistry Digital’s office and the local area. Everything was shot entirely on the Canon D5 giving the final film it’s sharp and filmic look, as well as the fantastic depth of field.
A significant amount of motion graphics sequences were created for the various screens and projections within the film, all designed and created by Steve Gilbert and myself before principal photography. This enabled us to run the sequences live on set during filming. These sequences were created with a nod to Mark Coleran’s movie work, completed in Illustrator and then animated in After Effects.

The film was edited and graded in Final Cut by myself with post production effects in After Effects. The music featured an original composition from composer Dan Watts with voice effects, folio and mixing completed by award winning composer Tim Wright. The project was created and written by Steve Gilbert, and produced by Claire Davies who adopts a hands on approach to ensure a smooth project progression.

Credits

Cast

Harvey – David Shackleton
Benton – Jeremy Drakes
The Operative – Mika Hockman
Dewar – Bruce Lawrence
Security Guard – Andy McKay
Receptionist 1 – Chris Bailey
Receptionist 2 – Claire Davies
Office Worker 1 – Terry Hughes
Office Worker 2 – Danielle Wing
Office Worker 3 – Mark Evans
Operatives Voice – Emma Lacey

Crew

DOP/ Cameraman – Paul O’Callaghan
Sound – Grant Bridgeman
Stunts – Stand In Steve Gilbert / Claire Davies
Storyboards – Teagan Ball
Motion Graphics – Steve Gilbert / Dean Harris
Editor, Grading and additional Motion Graphics – Dean Harris
Music – Dan Watts • Audio Mixing – Tim Wright at Tantramedia
Created and Written by Steve Gilbert
Screenplay – Cosmo Wallace / Steve Gilbert
Producer – Claire Davies
Director – Cosmo Wallace

Special Thanks to
Dominique Woods – Center Manager for Nottingham Science Park

Client – Panasonic
Agency – Chemistry