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Grand Prix Award winning director Julian Frost joins Passion Pictures

10 September 2013

Passion Pictures is delighted to announce that director Julian Frost has signed up for commercial representation in the UK & Europe. Julian is more recently well known for the award winning public service message for Metro Trains in Melbourne 'Dumb Ways to Die', which has notched up more than 55 million views on YouTube since its release in November 2012. It swept the awards at this year's Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, winning a record five Grand Prix awards, 18 Gold Lions, three Silver Lions and two Bronze Lions, the most ever awarded to one campaign in the festival's 59-year history, it also picked up the Cristal award at this years Annecy.

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Having studied Visual Communication at Christchurch Polytechnic, in New Zealand, Julian has worked as an illustrator, claymation set maker, web and games designer and digital advertising creative, enabling him to understand and apply his distinct creativity and design skill to numerous media platforms.

Passion Pictures’ Executive Producer Nicola Finn says, “We’re thrilled to have Julian join Passion Pictures. We regard him as an incredibly exciting and innovative talent, very relevant to the multi-media world we find ourselves in.”

Link to Passion Pictures website: Julian Frost

If you could make up an ice cream flavour what would it be?

Victory. The ingredients are ground meteorite, saliva from whoever's currently the oldest person on Earth, a single pubic hair from Prince, and coconut.

If you could marry a cartoon character who would it be? Why?

Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (comic book version). She’s too good for me though. Besides, an animator and a cartoon character seems like a recipe for codependence.

What would be your last supper?

I'm allergic to dairy products but if I'm going to be executed anyway then pizza and ice cream please. Hang on, why am I being executed? Surely that's the real question here?

Who’s your favourite film maker?

Terence Malick.

Do you have a nickname?

Thumb. Only one person calls me that so far but I like it.


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