Award winning producer with experience in Live Action, CG, and Animation in equal measure. Toby has produced for Michel Gondry, Sam Bayer, David Lodge, Rocky Morton, Jeff Low, Nick Ball, Georgi Banks-Davies, Clay Weiner, Kevin Thomas, Daniel Warwick, Noah Harris, Jake Mavity, The Bobbsey Twins, Andersen M, Tomas Skoging, and Bart Timmer for companies such as Biscuit Filmworks, Blink, Acne, Skunk, Blinkink, Thomas Thomas and Tantrum. In his time as an Exec Producer, Courlander was also a Founding Partner at Partizan and a Partner at Outsider.
Barclaycard treat every business seriously; even one that sells crystals out of four barns near Kettering. Directed by Jeff Low at Biscuit Filmworks, for Droga 5 creatives Dan Morris and Charlene Chandrasekaran, the DOP was Ben Todd and the editor Saam Hodivala. And yes, I got a crystal, to still my mind and help me sleep. I’m saying nothing.
In 2017, pension holders lost over £23 million at the hands of scammers, such as the couple featured in this commercial for the FCA, directed by Skunk's Amanda Blue. It was shot over two days in Mallorca and London, by DOP Ian Murray and edited by Nik Hindson at The Assembly Rooms. When I first read the script by M&C Saatchi's Phillip Meyler and Darren Keff, I jumped at the opportunity to produce a piece of work that might stop a scammer succeeding in stealing from someones pension.
Shot over two days in London with Biscuit Filmworks Director Daniel Warwick. Photographed by John Lynch and Edited by Ben Campbell at Cut & Run for Saatchi & Saatchi, London.
Produced for Skunk, London, with Director Georgi Banks-Davies, this was shot over two nights in Kiev with Radioaktiv for BBH, London. DOP work was shared between Kenji Katori and Mark Patten, with editing by Leo King at Stitch.
Produced for Skunk, London, with Director Georgi Banks-Davies, this film was shot over two days in Bourne Wood with DOP Julian Hohndorf. Edited by Leo King at Stitch for London based advertising agency, Creature.
"Humanity is plural, not singular. The best way the world works is everybody in. Nobody out." Produced for Skunk, Directed by Georgi Banks-Davies, photographed by Todd Banhazl.
It's all perfectly normal, until you're Kwiffed. Then you'll know how it feels. Directed by Jeff Low at Biscuit Filmworks Uk. Creatives were Ed Redgrave and Dave Wigglesworth. Shot by Ben Todd, Art Directed by Steve Smithwick, and Edited by Saam Hodivala at Work Post.
4 x Golds at Kinsale Shark Awards. 1 x Gold, Creative Circle. 4 x Silver BTAA 2018.
Stirling Gravitas is a man of a certain age who is in control of all aspects of his life, and he won't have that taken away, certainly not be something like "urine leakage". This very funny campaign for Tena incontinence pants was directed by Jeff Low through Biscuit Filmworks UK, and has been buzzing around social media ever since. Take a look at @S_Gravitas on twitter, it's full of useful advice.
Winner Best Performance by an Actor, BTAA Craft Awards, 2015.
I've long been a fan of Pot Noodle ads. Since the days of "Slag of All Snacks", I've wanted to produce one, so imagine my delight when Blink asked me to work with director Nick Ball on this new Pot Noodle commercial. We spent three days filming in Bucharest alongside Lucky Generals creative team Lizzie Moore and George Allen and ECD Danny Brooke-Taylor.
Premiering during the 2016 Paralympics, these ads for Maltesers, by AMV BBDO, feature actors telling amusing stories of awkward everyday situations that involved their disability in some way.
The campaign was "inspired by real-life stories". In the end, as the tagline says, the protagonists can only "Look on the light side" of life. Directed by Clay Weiner at Biscuit Filmworks, London. DOP was Dan Bronks, and the editor Gareth McEwen at Speade.
Still the most lauded commercial in the history of advertising, this film was shot over three days and one night in Richmond, Texas. Directed by Michel Gondry for BBH, London.
The Co-op emphasise the home-grown credentials of their fresh meat in this spot directed over five days by Tantrum's Jake Mavity through Leo Burnett in London. I'd not worked with Jake since he was an Assistant Editor, so it was a real treat to see how he's developed as a Director. The DOP was Lol Crawley and the editor was Gary Forrester at MSE.
In this charming film for Pandora, Skunk UK Director, Georgi Banks-Davies tells the story of a mother and daughters search for the perfect wedding dress. Filmed for McCann Erickson London, the commercial was shot over two days in Capetown, with DOP Todd Banhazl and Editor Leo King.
It's not often you get to work with a true Hollywood legend, so when I got offered this opportunity by Biscuit Filmworks, UK, I jumped at the opportunity. Directed by Jeff Low, the DOP was Dan Bronks and the team Andy Vasey and Dan Warner at AMV BBDO, London.
Life is better when we don't take things too seriously. Directed by Clay Weiner through Biscuit Filmworks UK. For AMV BBDO, London.
This film was created for the launch of the Infiniti QX Sport Concept Car at the Beijing Motor show. Directed by Daniel Skoglund of Acne, Sweden, the post production was by Framestore London and the agency was CPB, Gothenburg.
Cadbury are on the hunt for a new Milk Tray Man, and, as a result, I was lucky enough to produce this 'call to arms' for Acne in London, with director Tomas Skoging. The Creative Director from Fallon, Nick Bell, wrote the idea, and the agency producer was Sarah Browell. Post Production by Paul Wilmott at Electric Theatre Company. Sound design by Parv at Wave Studios. Apply at newmilktrayman
He's been off air for 3 years now, but Chris Moyles is broadcasting again on the newly rebranded Radio X. Directed by The Bobbsey Twins from Homicide through Blink, this was shot over one day in London, with WCRS.
DOP was Stephen Keith-Roach, edited by Ed Cheesman at Final Cut with Post Production by The Electric Theatre Collective.
The debonair Stirling Gravitas is back with some fresh advice on urine leakage. So stay focussed and enjoy this spot I produced for Jeff Low at Biscuit Filmworks UK for AMV BBDO London.