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OCTANE ARRIVE AT IRRESISTIBLE STUDIOS.
29 September 2022

Newly established directing duo Octane prefer to keep their real names a secret, though amateur detectives will find them easily enough. However, the two repped by Irresistible Studios are happy to discuss their approach to commercials.

"We love to move seamlessly between live action and CGI, bringing interesting characters and production design to life in a bold and lively way." The pair also enjoy "grabbing the attention of the viewer and giving them an experience of something entertaining and memorable".



Octane made their Irresistible debut with a spot for mobile network-cum-soothsayers giffgaff, who offer a tongue-in-cheek preview of 2023. If chainmail does become next year's must-have fashion item, armourers up and down the country owe giffgaff big time.

These fun speculations bode well for Octane's time at Irresistible Studios, who say: "Having previously worked for brands such as Kellogg's, Puma, Visa, CeX, and many more, we can definitely expect to see more of Octane in the coming months… watch this space!"


To learn more about Octane, drop Lisa Casey via lisa@irresistiblestudios.com or call 020 3871 7393.

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