It's 3am and a comedian is having an off night. In a moment of desperation he begins to muse on love and life, his musings become the anchor to five stories of five isolated individuals. An expectant father waiting in a bar, an executive driving home, an astronaut in space, a young woman going for a late night swim and a singer waiting to go on stage are all experiencing a surreal moment of clarity.
Special Problems is a multi-disciplinary studio comprising directors Campbell Hooper and Joel Kefali. Their unique visual sensibility and hands-on approach to all areas of their work has seen them win multiple awards and created high demand for their skills.
Hooper's short 43,000ft - Special Problems' first official foray into longer format - premiered in competition at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival and won Best Short at the Traverse City Festival. Special Problems' commercial work has won Gold & Silver Lions at Cannes and a One Show Entertainment Silver Pencil.
Their work with The Naked and Famous has clocked up millions of YouTube views and won several awards. From their corner of the world Special Problems continue to wow global audiences as they infuse their distinctive style into every project they undertake. Special Problems are globally represented as commercial directors by The Sweet Shop.
Lexus Short Films Season 1