ernest is a production company based in Cardiff that places storytelling at the heart of everything it does.

Whether it's the history of your organisation, your latest campaign, a new project, product, service or idea, we create imaginative and engaging promos that relate your stories to your audience through simple and compelling narratives.

Get in touch to find out how we can work together to tell your story.

Greener Grangetown

Greener Grangetown is an innovative £2 million scheme by Cardiff Council to transform the area of Grangetown into a greener and cleaner place to live by harnessing rainwater instead of pumping it out to sea. ernest also produced a Welsh language version of the promo.

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Love Dŵr

ernest created a series of promos in English and Welsh to promote Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water's Love Dŵr campaign, which involved refreshing festival goers around Wales in return for people saying why they love water via Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram. Check out an alternative version in welsh.

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Cancer Strategy for Wales

To promote their campaign to get a cancer strategy for Wales, ernest devised a short film that compared a long and arduous car journey to the long and tiring cancer experience. The film juxtaposes a young couple traveling through Wales with the aural testimony of two people who have suffered from cancer.

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Sunday School

Sunday School is a free series of talks, which aim to educate, inspire, and celebrate good ideas for Wales and beyond. This playful animated promo (also created in Welsh) succinctly communicates what Sunday School is all about. Find out more at sundayschoolwales.org

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In the Dark - Mixalydia

For the latest single by Rhondda’s Mixalydia ernest created a simple video that played with darkness and light to capture the emotion of the song and bring it’s lyrics to life.

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Macmillan Cancer Support

ernest worked with Macmillan Cancer Support in Wales to help change the way people are presented with essential information after receiving a diagnosis.

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British Cycling National Road Championships

A light hearted homage to one of Britain's most iconic sportsmen, Sir Bradley Wiggins, who competed in the 2014 Championships hosted in Monmouthshire. Produced for Working Word PR and Monmouthshire County Council.

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We are Welsh Water

As part of Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water's We are Welsh Water project, ernest created over 30 short films featuring a selection of their employees and customers. All of the moving and still image content was created by ernest and can be viewed at wearewelshwater.com . You can also watch a teaser trailer for the project.

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Half Plus Seven

To promote his debut novel about a PR man with an appetite for booze and a buzz, ernest interviewed author Dan Tyte in Porter’s Bar in Cardiff, which provided a fitting backdrop to hear more about the highly acclaimed Half Plus Seven published by Parthian Books.

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In the Dark - Mixalydia (Live)

Live recording of In the Dark by Mixalydia. Recorded at Theatr Soar in Merthyr Tydfil for the Young Promoter's Network.

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Riverbed - Delyth McLean

Live recording of Riverbed by Delyth McLean. Recorded at Theatr Soar in Merthyr Tydfil for the Young Promoter's Network.

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Water Aid

A short promo that explores the history of Water Aid and it's vision to provide everyone, everywhere with access to safe clean water and sanitation by 2030.

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Get in touch

james@madebyernest.com or @madebyernest

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