All the latest production moves, hires and partnerships: September 18, 2019

Merman, the production company founded by actor and writer Sharon Horgan, has formed a joint venture partnership with the talent and literary agency Independent Talent Group (ITG) to exclusively produce advertising and branded content.  ITG is taking an equity stake within Merman London and will close its own commercials production company, Black Label. ITG co-chairman Duncan Heath becomes chairman of the Merman London board working alongside Merman London managing director Siobhan Murphy and managing partner Jeremy Rainbird.  Scandinavian production house New Land is opening a U.K. office, headed up by Trine Pillay, former executive producer at Smuggler London. The company, which is based in Stockholm and Copenhagen, opened in 2014 and was co-founded by director Gustav Johansson. As well as Johansson and his co-founders Daniel Kragh-Jacobsen and Casper Balslev, its roster includes Laerke Herthoni, whose Volvo “Eva” film won a Grand Prix at Cannes 2019, Sheila Johansson and Niclas Larsson. Prettybird has signed director Jason Bock to its London roster. Originating from New Zealand, Bock began his career as a painter before becoming a filmmaker. He has helmed music videos, short films and commercials and recently directed the ‘”Cruel” promo for electronic act “Mt Eden,”which was awarded ‘Best Narrative’ at the Berlin Music Video Awards this year.  Director James Mann has joined Contagious for exclusive U.S. spot and branded longform representation. Mann has helmed... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-09-18 13:57:25 UTC ]
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