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A younger Michael Mann talks about his early work

My fellow Michael Mann enthusiast, Fabio Pirovano, posted in 2013 this behind the scenes look at the making of the Keep (well done, Fabio!). but Mann also talks about his other works to that date. It offers fascinating insight into Mann’s directing style with his actors – something that these days he just would not put […]

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AT&T Michael Mann Blackberry advert

Michael Mann directed AT&T and Blackberry advert Being behind in the UK, I came to this late. I remember watching the TV adverts only a week or so ago and doing something else, only to be suddenly arrested to the screen in what was a very Mannesque run of complex night visuals and high tech […]

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Nike Leave Nothing Commercial

Here is a great commercial Michael Mann did for Nike some time ago, called Leave Nothing. It is very original and yet still expresses some of Michael Mann’s desire to render the inside nature of “life”, which in this case is sport. “American” football (I am British) is played in all weathers and this is […]

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He is a Ferrari Mann – Ferrari California Advert

Following a number of superb adverts he has made, Michael Mann was recently asked by Ferrari to create an official movie for the all new model: The Ferrari California. The advert is typical of Mann’s style. The music is by Lisa Gerrard entitled Man on Fire from the soundtrack of the movie with the […]

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