A DASH OF YANN SECOUET FOR KIKKOMAN

‘Food Loves Kikkoman’ unleashes the variety and excitement this savoury natural product brings to flavour. Served with a healthy dollop of Northern Soul, this film zips through a whole arsenal of creative cooking that both inspires and challenges you. 

The food photography is especially delicious. From raw ingredients to a BBQ grill, to one pot meals, the unique design of the bottle is explored extensively in different ways. How it allows you to pour, drip or drizzle the soy sauce drives the narrative and is delivered in macro detail through Yann’s effortless in-camera techniques. 

Yann says: “This film was a great opportunity to surprise the viewer and educate them as to the versatility of Kikkoman. Its natural flavour enhancing properties used in both sweet and savoury dishes set me a wonderful challenge; to create mouth watering moments that effortlessly link and explore Kenji Ekuan’s iconic bottle design." 

Client: Kikkoman 
Creative Agency: Noah London 
Creative Director: Simon Mackness 
Creatives: Graeme Thompson / Aaron Bath 
Planner: Richard Reynolds 
Account Team: Rob Findlay / Ellen Kent / Taihei Hayama / Lucy Iron / Daniel Lane
TV Producer: Peter Muggleston 
Film Production: 76Ltd 
Director: Yann Secouet 
DOP: Tony Brown 
Executive Producer / MD: Mark Murrell 
Producer: Ella Sanderson 
Production Manager: Michaela Miesen 
Production Assistant: Sorcha O’Sullivan 
1st AD: Griffin 
1st AC / Focus Puller: Will Willis 
2nd AC: Danny Preston 
Camera Team: Love High Speed 
Gaffer: Michael McDermott 
Grip: Steve Morgan 
Food Stylist: Pete Smith 
Production Design: Poppy Luard 
Editor: John Mayes 
Offline Producer: S J O’Mara 
Post Production: Absolute Post 
Colourist: Matt Turner 
Music: 'I Will Love You' by Ritchie Barrett

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