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By Amy Houston, Senior Reporter

October 5, 2022 | 3 min read

Following on from last year’s highly acclaimed ‘Open Spaces’ film, luxury fashion house Burberry has released the latest installment of the dreamlike series.

‘Night Creatures’ is the creative vision of Riccardo Tisci and begins with a group of young people traveling on a London night bus (kitted out in recognizable plaid outfits, of course). As the bus abruptly stops, they become aware of people frantically running from something on the street outside.

Curious, they head in the direction of what looks like a huge structure in the middle of the road, which seems to be pulling them in. As the alien/monster’s tentacles take hold of them, a beautiful dance ensues against the backdrop of London’s urban landscape. Bounding weightlessly through the city, the group eventually settles on water and drifts down the river Thames.

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The campaign series takes inspiration from the brand’s founder, Thomas Burberry, who wrote in his book Open Spaces: ”Inherent in every Burberry garment is freedom.”

Credits

Creative direction: Riccardo Tisci

Agency and production: Riff Raff Films

Creative and direction: Megaforce

Executive producer: Matthew Fone

Producers: James Waters and Tracey Cooper

Production manager: Davina Abrahams

Production assistants: Patch Wadsworth, Ellie De Rose

Casting director UK: Kharmel Cochrane Casting

Casting director Fr: Nohmad Casting

Talent: Alanna Archibald, Joshua Burnett-B, Nonoka Kato

1st Ad: Chris Kelly

Dop: Mauro Chiarello

Gaffer: Jonny Franklin

Production designer: Andy Kelly

Art director: Ashley Dando

Location manager: Carl Fairall @Salt Films

Wire supervisor: Max Schofield

Editor: Rich Orrick @ Work Editorial

Edit assistant: Rain Keene @ Work Editorial

Edit producer: Charlie Dalton @ Work Editorial

Ecd / 2d lead: Alex Lovejoy

Vfx supervisor / Cg Lead Will Laban

Animation lead: Marion Strunck

Senior Vfx producers: Grace Thorpe, Saskia Delius

Colourists: Emiliano Serantoni / Maruf Khan

Sound design and mix: Sam Ashwell and Jake Ashwell @ 750mph

Audio post producer: Olivia Ray

Client: Burberry

Chief executive officer: Jonathan Akeroyd

Chief marketing officer: Rod Manley

Director of image: Al Watts

Senior art director: Sean Bell

Rt director: Harry Bradbury

Lead producer: Will Preston-George

Senior producer: Rory Mills

Producer: Chloe Stevens

Director of styling: James Campbell

Senior stylist: Sasha Harris

Hair stylist: Gary Gill

Make-up artist: Vassilis Theotokis

Manucurist: Pebbles Aikens

Styling assistants: Toariki Dexter, Ashling Massoumi, Kendall Blair, Fainche Burke, Saoirse Sadeghian-Naini and Joe Bates

Styling intern: Amy Sweeney

Head of production: Justyna Nowacka

Lead project manager: Iqrab Habib

Director of project management: Nicole Cobble

Head of post-production and CGI: Luke Stazaker

Senior music manager: Morell Maison

Music manager: Stephen Newell

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