Project Description

The brief here was to create some media attention to the Bengal Merchant restaurant and some traffic building. Armed with a production budget of less than £25 a film was made against green wallpaper in the restaurant function room. I filmed scenes and backdrops whilst in Cologne, Marrakesh and India. TV comedian John Bishop kindly took part. The trailer scenes and interviews were shown on both local TV news and national ITV news as well as featuring on the front page of the ITV news website. Radio interviews were also done with TFM Radio & BBC Radio Five live. The Northern Echo gave it almost a full page on two outings. The film was given free to customers on DVD on the purchase of meals. It gained £170,000 in free publicity according to the local county council.

Project Details

  • Skills needed:
  • Commercial Creativity, Copy Writing, Editing & Special Effects, PR, Video Filming, Editing & Special Effects,
  • Project Category:
  • Commercial Creativity, Media Promotions, Video Production, Web Design,
  • Company / Client:
  • The Bengal Merchant
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