been an exciting month at Glued, we’ve been nominated for our first (hopefully
of many) Prolific North Award and for ‘Video
of the Year’ nonetheless. As you will probably guess we’re up against some
strong competition, the North of England boasts some exceptional talent across
video production and we’re delighted to be up there in the running.
I’m not quite sure what’s more exciting? Having our hard
work recognised and commended or whether we are just looking forward to donning
our suits and dresses for the ceremony, I’m sure it’s a bit of both.
So how did it all start? In May 2014 we were approached by Manchester charity
MAG (Mines Advisory Group) to be part of a competitive two way pitch. After
receiving their brief we knew we could help them with their mission. The
charity is doing an amazing job worldwide, safely destroying landmines and
rebuilding communities and they wanted a video to highlight this and raise
awareness. So we thought up our concept and approached the MAG team with
They loved the idea and we were chosen to produce the video,
which was to premier to 100,000 people on Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage. Once we discovered that Elbows Guy Garvey was
a patron of the charity, there could be only one soundtrack to the film and Elbow
granted a free license to use their new track ‘Colour Fields’ giving the film
Glued and MAG we’re thrilled with the end result and we we’re delighted to be
part of the project. We’re now looking forward to joining the MAG team at the
end of the month to celebrate and we will all have our fingers firmly crossed on
the 30th April.