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TV KLAXON: VIGIL.
9 September 2021

There's no escaping the Royal Navy at the moment. As well as a new recruitment campaign that focuses on diversity, BBC One's latest Sunday night drama, Vigil, is set on a fictional nuclear submarine.

76 Ltd's James Strong directs Suranne Jones, Shaun Evans, Paterson Joseph, and others in what may be the world's most spacious sub - let alone the most volatile. More room for addictive plot twists and Line of Duty-calibre acronyms, we reckon.


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IT'S DEVON FERGUSON FOR BIRTH.

Canadian comedy director and former mullet wearer Devon Ferguson has joined Birth for commercial representation.


NOSA EKE JOINS RATTLING STICK

Rattling Stick have added London-based director Nosa Eke to their roster for representation.


THOMAS THOMAS WELCOME ALEX DUNNING.

Thomas Thomas have added Alex Dunning to their bespoke commercial roster.


FOUR NEW FACES AT WHO WOT WHY.

Senior creatives Alex Bingham and Conrad Swanson and creatives Josh Fidell and Bella Owen have joined Who Wot Why.


LAY OUT THE FRED CARPET

Naomi Simpson's company Fred is now providing a full service film production offer.


JOSEPH TAYLOR ENTERS THE ASSEMBLY ROOMS.

New Zealand-born editor Joseph Taylor has joined the formidable roster at The Assembly Rooms.


BITE SERVE UP A TASTY PROPOSITION

Given the personnel involved, it's inevitable that the Bite Collective – a newly formed film production company – will cause a stir in the realm of food commercials.


JOSHUA H WALKER JOINS THE SWEETSHOP.

The Sweetshop have completed the signing of Joshua H Walker for work across the globe.


EMILY MAYE GOES ROGUE

Photographer-turned-director Emily Maye has joined Rogue for UK representation.


COMMON PEOPLE FILMS WELCOME VIRGIL FERRAGUT.

The strikingly named director Virgil Ferragut has joined Common People Films for commercial representation.


YOU ARE HERE RECRUIT JANE STOCKDALE.

Director, photographer, and sports lover Jane Stockdale is now on the books at You Are Here.


ENVY SECURE EDWIN METTERNICH.

Worldy colourist Edwin Metternich has joined ENVY Advertising after a rewarding freelance stint.


IT'S PRESENCE FOR ROBIN SHAW.

Animation director Robin Shaw is the latest addition to the Presence commercial roster.


INDIA HARRIS SIGNS FOR STICKER STUDIOS.

Whipsmart director India Harris has completed her move to Sticker Studios.


LEE J FORD JOINS PARK VILLAGE

Director Lee J Ford has joined Park Village for representation in the UK and the Netherlands.


CONDUCTOR MEETS CONTROLLER.

The&Partnership Nordics and Swedish electronics retailer Webhallen have developed a game that turns button presses and keystrokes into musical notes.


DARK ENERGY ENLIST DANIEL MUTTON.

Director and photographer Daniel Mutton has joined Dark Energy for commercial representation.


MILO BLAKE HEADS TO SPINDLE

Spindle have signed acclaimed music promo director Milo Blake to their roster.


ANDY BIDDLE AND ADEENA GRUBB UNITE AT BLINKINK.

Stop-motion animators Andy Biddle and Adeena Grubb are Blinkink’s newest directing duo.


NEXUS STUDIOS SIGN ENCYCLOPEDIA PICTURA

Nexus Studios have signed innovative filmmaking collective Encyclopedia Pictura to their roster.


FAH MERRAZ AND AIKA MIYAKE JOIN THE QUARRY.

Two editors that have enjoyed a "meteoric rise" through the industry ranks have joined The Quarry for representation.


ELLIOTT GONZO HITS KODE MEDIA.

London-based director Elliott Gonzo has completed his move to Kode Media.


LOOP TALENT SWOOP FOR TOM TURLEY.

Loop Talent's skilled roster now boasts the intrepid cinematographer Tom Turley.


CHANNEL 4 DIVERSITY IN ADVERTISING AWARD 2021.

It’s that time of year again - yes, Channel 4 have announced the shortlist for their Diversity in Advertising Award.


ALAN MASFERRER HEADS TO HAMLET

HAMLET have nabbed Alan Masferrer for their roster for representation across Belgium, France, China, the Netherlands and Japan.


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