MLB 'Home Run Derby'


Taz Tron Delix marks the global launch of a new baseball format with an explosive film. Taz’s extensive background directing music videos - and striking, multimedia filled style - resulted in a film that highlights the mood and energy of the new game, and encapsulates Cake’s overarching campaign message to ‘Bring The Noise’.

Brand: Major League Baseball
Title: HRDX Launch Film

Creative Agency: Cake
Executive Creative Director: Alex Groom
Associate Creative Director: Josh Denton
Junior Creative: Mica Anthony
Managing Partner: Izzy Honour
Senior Account Director: Max Vere-Hodge
Account Manager: Lola Wallis

Director: Taz Tron Delix
Production Company: Havas Studios x Compulsory
Global Head of Content: Katie Keith
Exec Producer (Havas Studios): Flo Clive
Exec Producer (Compulsory): Kadri Mahmoud
Producer: Adam Javes
Commercial Rep: Stephanie Walton
Production Manager: Natasha Hayes
Production Assistant: Ella Higgins
Director’s Assistant: Louis Austin

Post Production Company (Offline): Havas Studios
Post Producer: Tom Lacey
Editor: Dfran Difrancesco
Motion Artist: Charlie Loughbridge
Music Composer: JD Reid

Grade & Sound: No. 8
Executive Producer : Charlie Morris
Colourist: Alex Gregory
Sound Engineer: James Everett

Casting: Havas Studios & Taz Tron Delix

DOP: Spike Morris
Focus Puller: Michael Hannides
Steadicam Operator: Beau Pritchard-James
Clapper Loader: Elisa Spigariol
Camera Trainee: Lara Diamond
Camera Trainee: Ant Belle

On Set Editor/DIT: Dfran Difrancesco
Post Supervisor & BTS: Simon Allinson

1st AD Steve Wingrove
2nd AD Ben Keswick

Gaffer Helio Ribeiro
Spark Sebastian Nowell
Spark Ross Zillwood
Spark Sam Baker
Spark Sami Weller

Art Director: Liz El-Kadhi
Assistant Art Director: Jackson Pritchard
Art Dep’t Assistant: Jude Lilley
Art Dep’t Assistant: Nicholas O’Brien
Action Vehicle Driver: Zubair Rajput

Stylist: Natalie Roar
Wardrobe Assistant: Emmanouela Megkistou

Hair & Make Up Artist Deanna V’Icevska
Hair & Make Up Assistant Elin Jones

SFX Company: Machine Shop
SFX Technician Neil Gawthrop
SFX Technician Miguel Ferreira

Covid Supervisor Kwesi McLeod
Medic Verity Stacey
Runner Joe Heap
Runner Oscar Benady
Security Guard (Factory Project): Chad Sale
Security Guard (Silver Building): Luke Jones
Security Guard (Night): Ola Rafal
Driver: Lee Righelato

Camera: One Stop Films
Film Store
Lighting: SHL Film & TV
Location Supplies: Get Set Hire
SJE Events Production
Catering: Wolf & Lamb

Cast (Solo Dancer): Mikey Boateng
Cast (Dance Group): Sabrina Wong
Cast (Dance Group): Lu Verite
Cast (Dance Group): Sarah Baugsto
Cast (Batter): Brendan Power
Cast (Festival Squad): Sam Sullivan
Cast (Festival Squad): Denis Owusu
Cast (Festival Squad): Annabelle Laing
Cast (Festival Squad): Kade Stenson
Cast (Fashion Gang): Dru Lewis-Dre
Cast (Fashion Gang): Louisa Fernando
Extra Zara Ali
Extra Tasmin Throneycroft
Extra Stanley Duventru-Huret
Extra James Brown
Extra Thea Hallow
Extra Olamatu Jabbie