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FILM KLAXON - LIONESS: THE NICOLA ADAMS STORY
15 November 2021

Whether you know her as Babyface or The Lioness, Nicola Adams is one of the UK's most decorated boxers. A double Olympic champion with an unbeaten professional record, she now receives the Amazon Prime documentary treatment.

Helena Coan's film shows how Adams overcame abuse, sexism, and injury to become a bona fide great. As well as the Leeds fighter's personal journey, Coan examines how the media has portrayed women's boxing over the years. One Newsnight guest may want to skip his cameo.


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PAPAYA FILMS LONDON OPEN THEIR DOORS.

The new year has brought Papaya Films London a new office.


ANDZEJ GAVRISS JOINS STINK

Stink have signed award-winning director Andzej Gavriss for commercial and music video representation across Europe, the US and Asia.


KNUCKLEHEAD MAKE A THRASH DECISION.

Knucklehead USA director Kyle Thrash has now joined the company's rosters in London and Amsterdam.


OLLY WIGGINS SIGNS FOR LOOP TALENT.

Experienced director of photography Olly Wiggins can now be found at Loop Talent.


COMMON PEOPLE FILMS WELCOME DENISE MORENO.

Multitalented Spaniard Denise Moreno has her first UK representation thanks to Common People Films.


GERM-O-VISION: ASTRAZENECA'S FLU CAMPAIGN.

This cinema ad urges parents to get their children vaccinated as flu season unfolds.


PETER HARTON JOINS MOXIE PICTURES.

Moxie Pictures have completed the signing of Danish director Peter Harton.


TV KLAXON: THE LORD OF THE RINGS.

The most expensive television series ever made finally has some bling to show off.


JAMES LARESE LANDS AT MINDSEYE.

James Larese has joined MindsEye for commercial representation in the UK.


SPORTSCAR ARRIVE AT RADICALMEDIA.

Directing trio Ariel Fish, Lucy Sandler, and C Prinz (aka sportscar) have joined RadicalMedia’s UK and German rosters.


THE VISIONARIES ENLIST HUSE MONFARADI.

Well-travelled filmmaker Huse Monfaradi has joined The Visionaries for commercial representation.


FILM KLAXON: ANDREA ARNOLD'S 'COW'.

Andrea Arnold of Park Pictures offers an insight into the lives of dairy cows.


KODE SWOOP FOR JOSH SONDOCK.

KODE's already potent roster now boasts director Josh Sondock for commercials and music videos.


A SOUND APPOINTMENT FOR MACHINE.

One-stop audio shop Machine have announced Brice Cagan as their new head of music.


SNAPPER HAVE IT ALL MAPP-ED OUT.

Talented comedy director MAPP (or Steve Mapp, if you're not into the whole brevity thing) has joined Snapper Films for UK work.


TV KLAXON: CHANNEL 4'S SCREW.

Unless you've been in solitary confinement for ages, it's been hard to ignore the advertising blitz for Channel 4's Screw.


SIT IT OUT: AFTER LIFE PARK BENCHES.

The latest inductee to the Park Bench Hall of Fame is from Netflix comedy-drama After Life.


RAFAEL DAMY JOINS BIRTH

Brazilian Rafael Damy is to be represented outside his home country for the first after signing with BIRTH London.


BRTHR SIGN FOR HAMLET.

HAMLET have signed directors Alex Lee and Kyle Wightman (aka BRTHR) for representation in Europe and China.


DANIELE ANASTASION JOINS KNUCKLEHEAD

Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Daniele Anastasion has signed to Knucklehead for representation in the UK and Amsterdam.


PHILIPPA THOMAS HAS FLIPT

Philippa Thomas has joined forces with three of her most loyal confederates to start a new venture called Flipt.


ASHLEY ARMITAGE MEETS HENRY.

American director and photographer Ashley Armitage has joined Henry for French representation.


THERESA WINGERT JOINS MAD COW FILMS

Mad Cow Films have added accomplished director Theresa Wingert to their roster for representation.


ANDREW DONOHO ARRIVES AT OB MANAGEMENT.

Andrew Donoho is the latest to join OB Management's band of freelance directors.


A PUN-DERFUL NEW YEAR

A new campaign for GymBox invites potential members to approach exercise differently.


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