Film

BUGGED

A reclusive computer programmer struggles to salvage the opportunity of a lifetime when his apartment becomes infested with insects.
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Siren's Song

Through the walls of his flat, the introverted Jay obsesses about Cora. Taking a leap of faith away from his ailing father, Jay enters into the violent tension of Merce and Cora's world
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A Guilty Conscience

After talking to the police, Johnny must hide his guilt from friend and fellow gunman, Michael.
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Bear Shoots Boy

A lonely young man struggles to finish the film he's making with his best friend, a wisecracking teddy, named Bear.
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The Painter

An agoraphobic painter uses unusual methods in an attempt to overcome his miserable loneliness.
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Folie Marty Me

After the tragic death of her twin brother Marty, Mellisa struggles to say goodbye. However, Marty makes it no easier as he forces his sister to partake in a magic trick.
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RAW!

Adapted for screen from the original theatre script of the same name. Kenny and Gabi tell interlocking stories, describing the harrowing events of one night.
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BRANDED CONENT

Goal In-Play

A selection of pre-recorded VT's from Betfair's, Goal In-Play, directed by Will Akbar.
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Just Breathe @ The Hoxton

A seminar at The Hoxton - Shoreditch on Men opening up to one another, realising the positive power of conversation.
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Microsoft: Work x Life

The behind the scenes film of Microsofts 'Work x Life' campaign advert.
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UCL: How Inflammation Inhibits Immunity

An Akbar group film that discusses how inflammation inhibits immunity.
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UCL: Gilroy Group

A short film about the work carried out by the Gilroy group at University College London.
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UCL: Sestrins, Immunity and Aging

A Demonstration of How a Group of Molecules Called Sestrins Induce Aging in Immune Cells. Professor Arne Akbar & Dr. Alessio Lanna.
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MUSIC

Country in the afternoon

Country In The Afternoon returns to the legendary Half Moon in Putney.
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Ned Dylan - Life's A Rave

Music video for up and coming artist, Ned Dylan's, Life's a Rave.
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ABOUT

Will Akbar is a Director and Videographer with over 8 years in the film and TV industry.

Through the writing, directing, producing and editing of numerous films, Will has gained great experience across the entire film making process from the development and planning of pre production, directing talented teams of cast and crew, to the final delivery stages of post production. Since 2014 Will has also worked as a freelance videographer, collaborating with clients such as Microsoft, University College London, Yoga Mama and most recently, Betfair, 

Will is the co-founder of the independent film company, 11:42 Productions, and is the director and co-writer of their early 2019, award-winning, dark comedy, ‘Folie Marty Me’ starring the 11:42’s co-founder and award winning co-writer, Callum McGowan.

Will began a career in the TV and Film industry in Post Production at Molinare in 2011. After being headhunted from the VT department at Molinare to the same role at Lipsync, Will spent a final year in post production before finally making the necessary decision to go freelance and pursue a career as a director

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