Serpent Showreel

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David Mallet


David is arguably the most experienced live music TV director in the world. With a career going back to the early days of music television David has always remained at the forefront of event film-making. His love and understanding of both music and film has been recognized by talents as diverse as U2, Pink Floyd, Elton John, Cher, AC/DC and P!nk, to name a few. Many of the artists come back time and time again. He is in great demand for networks across the globe, such as NBC, ABC, HBO, PBS, CBS, iTV, BBC & C4, and he remains the pre-eminent director in his field. His ability to capture the essence of the performance and event and to translate this to film has won him every major international television award, including a BAFTA for the Kenny Everett Video Show, a Grammy for U2 live from Sydney; Primetime Emmys for The Cirque du Soleil and Cher. And a Directors Guild Award for ‘Best Direction’ for Cher.

Matt Askem


Matts career in music television began as an engineer in the touring world. It was soon obvious that his real strenghts lay in the creative, and he quickly became a highly acclaimed screens director, earning the trust and respect of the many bands he worked for. In 1997 The Prodigy commissioned Matt to make his first piece for DVD release entitled Serial Thrilla (live). Since then Matt has directed many cutting edge DVD's -Muse's Hullabaloo and "Haarp" Live from Wembley Stadium, Paul Wellers Studio 150, Faithless Live in Moscow to name a few. More recently he has shown that mainstream pieces of work are well within his capabilities as his highly acclaimed Take That "Beautiful World" DVD and Darcey Bussell and Katherine Jenkins "Viva la Diva' DVD demonstrate. Other projects shot for television that are worth a mention include MTV's White Stripes from the Amazon, Channel 4's Chemical Brothers in Trafalgar Square and Duran Duran versus Mark Ronson in Paris. Matt also directs the Isle of Wight Festival, formely for Channel 4, more recently for ITV. The coverage for this festival has been widely regarded as the best on the television for the last five years.

Nick Morris


Nick Morris began his career as an editor, cutting classic Music Videos for artists including Queen, Duran Duran, Iron Maiden, and Bonnie Tyler's "Total Eclipse of the Heart" (for which he received a D & D award). He then moved into directing, shooting over 120 music videos and long forms for artists as diverse as Stevie Wonder, Kirsty McCall, Go West, Status Quo, Natalie Cole and The Scorpions in the USSR. Nick has directed many TV/DVD projects including The Mighty Boosh, Bill Bailey, Cat Stevens, Mitchell & Webb, The Cirque Du Soleil's "Varekai" and "Alegria" (which was nominated for a Primetime Emmy), Jamiroquai, AC/DC, Shaolin Monks, Roger Waters' "Dark Side Of The Moon Live", and a production of "Jesus Christ Superstar", which won an International Emmy. In addition, he has directed many theatrical promo videos, including those for The Producers, Spamalot!, Hairspray, and Guys & Dolls.