Ted Beagles

Bringing together his passion for music and cinema into commercial filmmaking brought Ted a healthy number of happy clients and so he started FJF.

He has made films,online content, commercials and Music Videos across the world for various brands and artists including, Volkswagon, Bourjois, Samsung, Mountain Dew, Adidas, Neneh Cherry, Ed Banger Records, MC Dynamite and Four Tet.

His work tends to combine strong story telling with unique and captivating visuals/sound that are both playful and inquisitive.


Isla Negra Holiday

Live commissioned us to make a film that would capture the moment when an unsuspecting member of the public wins a holiday to Chile - courtesy of Isla Negra wines.
We amped it up to include the set up and the suspense of the will they/won't they pick up the winning bottle.
Agency: Live/Seed
Client: Isla Negra
Directed By Ted@FJF
DOP: Sashi Kasson
Edited By Jenny Grey
Sound Recordist: Simon Norman
Sound Mix: Tristan Hackney


Neneh Cherry & The Thing_Accordion

An effing cold night in a UV light riddled garden. In the pitch black with hot stew to keep us warm we had only the monitors to rely on. Only a camera died - hit head on with a laser.
Directed & Edited by Ted @ FJF
Shot by Vague Various
Make UP: Ian Jefferies
Record Label: Small Town Super Sound Records
Promo News Entry:
Label Posting:


Superdrug_50 Years of Beauty

Z commissioned us to make this spot for Superdrug. They wanted a way of showing all of the various make up and hair trends from 1964 until now in celebration of Superdrug's 50th Anniversary as one of Britain's leading high street hair and beauty retailers.
Behold -10 hours of make up and hair compressed into 1m10s.
Directed by Ted @ FJF
Post By Skalliwagz
DOP: Liam Iandoli
Make Up by Claire Portman
Hair By Bethen Owens


Negarin SS14

A unique, senses grabbing overview of the Negarin Spring/Summer 2014 range.
Premiering at London Fashion Week
Directed/Shot by Ted@FJF
Edited by Skalliwagz


Bourjois_ Contour

Bourjois commissioned FJF to produce a captivating, punchy 'how to' film for their online campaign for Delice de Poudre Duo.


Neneh Cherry & The Thing - "Dream Baby Dream" Four Tet Remix

Lots and lots of laccy bands in a teeny tiny room hitting bits of glockenspiel in time. Surprising how tricky it is!!
Label Posting:
Promo Magazine Entry:
Directed/Edited by Ted@FJF
Other Post by Sam @The Whealhouse


Company Magazine_Paris Edition & Bourjois

Ted from FJF shot and directed this cinematic piece for Company Magazine and Bourjois as they teamed up to take Hello October to Paris for their Paris edition.
Directed/Shot/Produced by Ted@FJF
Edited by Skalliwagz


Jessie Ware 'Running' and 'Wildest Moments'

Highlights of Jessie Ware performing an acoustic gig on the top floor of the Gherkin. #TheEverydayActive
Agency: A Little Bird
Client: Zico
Directed by Ted @ FJF
DOP: Liam Iandoli
Camera Operators: Ked Wasley , Sam Mitchell & George Zádor
Edited by Thomas Goldser & Ed Harber


End of a Time - a documentary about memories and uncertainty

Mark Gorman is the last man standing at the obsolete Iver Concrete Works.
With all his colleagues gone, he’s alone, keeping watch of what is left, day in day out and waiting for his own redundancy to be confirmed.
Directed and Edited by Ted @ FJF
DOP Gavin L. Fry
Steadicam: Rob Hart
DIT:Nick Allsop
Music: Matt Karmil
Featuring Méditation Composed By Jules Massenet
Camera Supplied By Kinetic Cameras


Lemsip Squad

Made to tie in with a facebook campaign of the same name during the last snotty season.
Much fun was had running around a north London bowling green in pursuit of the highly trained Lemsip crew.
Directed by Ted @ FJF
DOP: James Freind
Editing by Sam &the Whealhouse
Post by the Whealhouse
Client: Lemsip
Agency: iD Experiential



How do the guys at iD Experiential celebrate the arrival of a new colleague?

An extremely fun time was had by all.

Made to send to new members of staff to show how much they mean.


'Trapping the Sands' for DXB Design Week

Capturing the deserts of the UAE in Polycarbonate, LOCI studios built the festival's Abwab Pavilions.

Director : Ted@FJF
Director of Photography : Nick Zajicek


Dubai Design Week Portraits: Latifa Saeed & Talin Hazbar

Dubai Design Week Portraits is a film series commissioned in the lead up to Dubai Design Week 2015 profiling some of the many players involved in the inaugural event.
Director : TED-BEAGLES
Director of Photography : TED-BEAGLES
Production company : Forward James


‘Inertia’ by Orfan - Inspired by the sentiments of Werner Herzog

Armed with only a harmonium, Orfan performs 'Inertia' in places where he shouldn't be. Security descends.............
Director : Ted Beagles
Director of Photography : Jack Harrison
Editor: Ted Beagles
Production Manager : Richard Oxford
2nd Camera Operator: Edward Day
Vox Pops: Tom Pepper
Sound Design: Tristan Hackney
Production company : Forward James Filmmakers
Male Grooming/Make Up: Vickie Ellis
Make Up/Male Grooming Assistant: Demi Amat


'Return' - Orfan Music Video

‘Return’ by Orfan - A music video inspired by the sentiments of Charles Bukowski

"It's possible to love a human being if you don't know them too well." Charles Bukowski
Not your average video for a romantic pop song. 'Return' focuses on the honest experiences of the patrons of many of the Los Angeles dive bars.
Directed and Produced by Ted Beagles
Cinematography -Tim Obeck
Operator - Jimmy Hammond
Production Assistant - Frank Pfeifer
Editor - Ted Beagles
Sound Mix - Tristan Hackney
Big thanks to the bars:
Ye Rustic Inn - Los Feliz L.A
Dave’s - Glendale - L.A
The Capri -Glendale - L.A
Up t’ Hill - La Crescenta L.A
The Drawing Room - Los Feliz L.A
And The (sadly no longer) Big Fish - Glendale - L.A
Big thank you for the stories:
Ian Mallitz
Jonathan London
Joe Nunez
Mustang Sally
Billy & Bill Varela


Art Dubai Portraits | Abdul Rahman Katanani

Art Dubai Portraits #1 - featuring Beirut-based Palestinian artist Abdul Rahman Katanani.

Part one of ongoing series that documents artists associated with Art Dubai.