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SAM COLEMAN JOINS DARLING
8 November 2021

Darling Films have added South African director Sam Coleman to their roster for UK representation.

The former creative and art director has also joined RSA Films for representation in Amsterdam and Europe, giving him numerous markets in which to explore his filmmaking talent. Known for his ability to handle epic visuals and large-scale projects, he first caught Darling's attention with a reality-bending spot for VW.


Coleman's distinct sense of style shines through his work, which is characterised by an appreciation for fashion and street culture, a wry sense of humour, and a passion for experimentation. It's this which Kat Downs, head of new business at Darling, says makes the director a perfect fit for their team.


He is a total gem, and I am delighted that we are representing Sam via Darling in the UK.

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"Sam's creative pedigree shines through when it comes to directing," she explains. "From comedy to cars and choreography, VFX to documentary, his reel covers a wide scope and breadth, with huge scale and intimate performances. He is a total gem, and I am delighted that we are representing Sam via Darling in the UK."

For a further look at Coleman's talent for storytelling on a large scale, check out this visually arresting spot for Beck's. The blend of sprawling natural imagery and underwater wonder draw audiences in from the word go, and suggest exciting things are afoot for the director's foray into the UK market.


To discuss Sam Coleman further, get in touch with Kat Downs at Kat@darlingfilms.co.uk or on 020 3960 7050.

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