Founded by rising directorial duo Ash & Naeem Mahmood after winning the Prince’s Trust Millennium Award, Trailblazer excavates and nurtures vibrant, emerging talent that go on to produce highly distinctive films.
Trailblazer encompasses the creation and production of feature films, music videos, commercials, television programmes, corporate and branded content. We are a factory of creativity with the ability to take a wide range of projects from impetus to completion. Our film unit is home to passionate and energetic individuals with strong unique voices who pride themselves on their ability to create films that have the potential to move and inspire. We have in-depth-knowledge and skills in all parts of the production pipeline from the creative stage through to distribution.
Our work has been broadcast on BBC1 and ITV. We have produced a range of promos, working alongside artists such as Dame Vivienne Westwood, Samuel Jackson, Nicole Scherzinger, Mos Def, Jon Voight, Akala, Cath Kidston, Omar, D Double E and Lemar. Clients also include the Prince’s Trust, LWT, V&A Museum, Red Bull, Connexions, Greater London Authority, London Underground, Notting Hill Housing Trust and RBKC Youth Arts.
Trailblazer’s debut feature film Brash Young Turks directed by Naeem Mahmood was awarded Best UK Movie at the 10th Movie Video & Screen Awards 2016. The film was released theatrically in the UK followed by TV broadcast on London Live and is now available on Amazon Prime.