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Rupert Maconick

Owner, Saville Productions

Saville Productions, founded by Rupert Maconick, is an established entertainment company that has produced hundreds of content projects for major brands with highprofile filmmakers, including: Martin Campbell (Casino Royale), Paul Haggis (Crash), Barry Levinson (Rain Man), Werner Herzog (Grizzly Man), Bryan Singer (X-Men), James Mcteigue (V For Vendetta), Wim Wenders (Buena Vista Social Club) Fernando Meirelles (City Of God), Michael Apted (The Up Series), Gavin O’Connor (The Accountant) and many others.

Saville produced a global World Cup short film for Adidas directed by Fernando Meirelles (City of God). Saville also produced a Werner Herzog directed short for AT&T "From One Second to the Next."

Saville produced the Herzog feature-length documentary "Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World" for NetScout. The documentary premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. Magnolia Pictures acquired the film for worldwide distribution. The film also won awards at D&AD, One Show, Campaign’s Brand Film Festival and many others.

Saville co-produced "Eddie The Eagle," starring Hugh Jackman distributed by Fox and Lionsgate.

Saville’s cinematic short film "Out There" won the Cannes Gold Lion. Directed by Oscarwinning filmmaker Paul Haggis (Crash), the film is the first global campaign for luxury outerwear brand Canada Goose.

Saville is currently developing a slate of scripted series, documentaries and feature films in collaboration with major brands.

Why we need sponsored entertainment, not branded content
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Why we need sponsored entertainment, not branded content

Instead of making short form films and buying likes, more brands should consider investing in sponsored entertainment that people will pay to watch, writes the producer of Werner Herzog's "Lo and Behold."