About

 

Flying Mile Films is a contemporary independent production studio founded by award-winning director Ben Lawrie.

We make engaging documentaries for premium brands and international broadcasters.

Our films have played live on Facebook and premiered worldwide on Amazon Prime.

Projects range from 30-second shorts for social media to documentary features for global TV broadcast.

First and foremost, we are exceptional visual storytellers – creators of smart, innovative content that will challenge assumptions and shape perceptions.

BACKGROUND

We come from backgrounds in primetime broadcast TV, producing and directing headline-grabbing, character-driven films, with audiences in the millions, for major channels like Discovery and the BBC.

Our broadcast heritage ensures that we work quickly and cost effectively, often much more so than traditional corporate production companies.

We are agile, collaborative and globally experienced, with a flexible structure that allows us to work direct-to-client or through an agency.

We manage everything from story development to distribution.

All our films have a premium broadcast TV documentary ‘feel’.  People – and their own personal stories – are at the heart of everything we do.

Please get in touch to find out how documentary-style filmmaking can engage and inspire your audience.

Films

GOING ELECTRIC 

Full-length documentary telling the story of how traditional British car maker Jaguar made its first ever electric car.

Now available on Amazon Prime!

With exclusive, behind the scenes access to state-of-the-art engineering labs and secretive design studios, Going Electric gives a remarkable insight into the craft and technical excellence that goes into making a modern car and provides an intriguing view of the inner workings of one of Britain’s most famous companies as it grapples with the future.

Filmed in Germany, Italy, Austria & UK.

Click below to watch the full film on Amazon Prime.

For TV broadcast enquiries, please contact our distributor Journeyman Pictures.  56-minute and 48-minute versions are available in both HD and UHD.

JAGUAR I-PACE: FULLY CHARGED 

Global launch film for the new Jaguar I-PACE, narrated by British actor Mark Strong.

Broadcast online during the car’s live international premier in March 2018 (163,000 Facebook Live views & 159,000 YouTube Live views), the film received 310,000 YouTube views in the four months that followed.

airbnb – SOUNDS LIKE LONDON

British singer-songwriter Jade Bird announces her Airbnb #SoundsLikeLondon concert at Tower Bridge.

Part of the Mayor of London’s campaign to celebrate the capital’s grassroots music scene.

TECH FEST 

The inside story of Tech Fest, a major new annual event investigating the future of urban mobility.

Filmed over two days at Central St Martins.  Presented by TV personality George Lamb.

TRAILER 

Dynamic trailer for the global launch of Jaguar’s first electric car.

SHOWREEL

Showreel for Ben Lawrie, Flying Mile Film’s award-winning in-house director, featuring clips from science, history & adventure documentaries for the likes of BBC and Discovery, including the BAFTA and RTS award nominated Plane Crash (2012).

SHORT FILMS – DESIGN & ENGINEERING

3x short films for social media showcasing behind-the-scenes design and engineering work at British car maker Jaguar.

 

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