Leeds-based manufacturing firm Clever Owl Movies has been commissioned to create two new exhibits for Channel 4 titled ‘Second Hand For 50 Grand’ and ‘My Second Hand House’.
The primary present, ‘Second Hand For 50 Grand’, has been dubbed as “Cut price Hunt meets Promoting Sundown” and follows employees and clients of pre-owned luxurious firm Xupes. The three x 60 minute sequence delves into behind the scenes of the corporate’s historical past and explores the rising marketplace for second-hand gadgets within the luxurious items business.
The second present titled ‘My Second Hand House’ is predicated on a aggressive property format amid the rising development of refurnishing properties with pre-loved and upcycled items.
Introduced by Sabrina Grant, the 1x 60 minute present follows first time purchaser households who go head-to-head over 4 weeks to see who can furnish their residence in type.
Adam Vandermark, Channel 4 Commissioning Editor of Information and Present Affairs, stated: “I’m delighted we’ve commissioned this from Clever Owl in Leeds as they’ve been improbable to work with. This distinctive client thought has plenty of potential given the increase in second hand items, and with cash saving, sustainability and a aggressive spirit at its coronary heart it ought to do effectively.”
Mark Robinson, Clever Owl Movies Artistic Director, added: “It’s such an thrilling time to be working in tv in Yorkshire with the opening of C4’s new HQ so we’re delighted to be working with them on these two new initiatives.
He stated: “In a manner they’re each very completely different – the possibly world detective work wanted to trace down a uncommon Gucci purse and the far more native seek for a pre-owned couch to remodel a front room, however each hit on a really actual development in client sustainability. We’ll need to inform the human tales behind the development”.
The Second Hand For 50 Grand documentary has been co-funded by Channel 4 and produced in affiliation with its world parner All 3 Media Worldwide.