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THE MAKING OF GRRR!
3 December 2019

Come along to CraftWorks @ Focus today in Islington and hear how Honda Grrr! was made. We'll ask creatives Sean Thompson and Richard Russell, and Alan Smith of directorial pairing Smith & Foulkes how they created one of the all time great ads.

The trio will be discussing the 2005 classic as part of our reunion feature. You can join us for free by registering here and then making your way to the Islington Business Design Centre.

We'll also be hearing from Homespun Yarns creative director Dan Collins on this year's competition and its growing legacy as a magnet for film-making talent.

Our CraftWorks is at 2.00 but there's all kinds of interesting stuff going on both today and tomorrow, so take a look at the programme and get yourselves over to Upper Street.

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76 LTD ENLIST ALESSANDRO PACCIANI.

Italian-born director Alessandro Pacciani is the latest to join 76 Ltd’s talented roster.


OKAY STUDIO EXPAND THEIR TEAM.

OKAY STUDIO kick off the decade by adding two new members to their team: colourist Stef Colosi and executive producer Sophie Hogg.


RYLEE EBSEN JOINS KODE.

Kode are pleased to announce the signing of director and social media guru Rylee Ebsen for commercial representation.


BEN STREBEL SIGNS FOR BISCUIT FILMWORKS

Biscuit Filmworks has signed British director Ben Strebel to its UK and US rosters.


ACADEMY MARCH TO MAURIZIO VON TRAPP’S BEAT.

Maurizio Von Trapp says “diversity of voices will be a key element” of Academy’s relaunched music department.


LUIGI PANE AND JULIEN ZENIER JOIN DIRTY FILMS

Luigi Pane and Julien Zenier have joined the roster at Dirty Films.


DARLING FILMS WELCOME HENRY LITTLECHILD.

Darling Films are pleased to announce the signing of Henry Littlechild for UK representation.


VAUGHAN ARNELL HOOKS UP WITH MERMAN.

Seasoned promo-slash-commercial director Vaughan Arnell is the latest big name to join Merman for representation.


FRIENDS ELECTRIC SIGN GREG BARTH.

Friends Electric have signed award-winning artist and director Greg Barth.


GREG HAYES MAKES THE CUT AT WHITEHOUSE POST.

Whitehouse Post have promoted Greg Hayes to their main roster.


CHUCK STUDIOS JOINS FORCES WITH HUNKYDORY FILMS IN THE UK.

Chuck Studios – the first global food-specialist film production company – have joined forces with HunkyDory Films to open a London office.


ROD NORMAN JOINS NINETEENTWENTY.

Crack visual effects artist Rod Norman has joined nineteentwenty to lead their 2D team.


TOM GEORGE JOINS 2AM

BAFTA Award-winning comedy director Tom George has joined 2AM Films for commercial representation.


NEW LAND FOR JOANNA NORDAHL.

Swedish-Brazilian filmmaker Joanna Nordahl has joined New Land for commercial and promo representation.


HUNKYDORY WELCOME EXECUTIVE PRODUCER NAOMI SIMPSON.

HunkyDory are pleased to secure the services of executive producer Naomi Simpson and her pet dog, Spike.


HENRY HOWARD BRINGS COLOUR TO JOGGER STUDIOS

Up-and-coming colourist Henry Howard has joined the post-production team at Jogger Studios as Head of Colour.


JOHN X CAREY MARKS THE SPOT FOR HUNKYDORY.

American filmmaker John X. Carey is back in the UK thanks to HunkyDory.


JULIA FETTERMAN JOINS LS PRODUCTIONS.

In their ongoing effort to secure the services of all the nicest people in the business, LS Productions have persuaded Julia Fetterman to join their merry crew.


OB MANAGEMENT WELCOME JÖRN THRELFALL

OB Management have welcomed Jörn Threlfall to their roster for commercial representation.


FOREVER SIGN DANICA KLEINKNECHT.

Sasha Nixon and Forever are "thrilled" to confirm the signing of Los Angeles-based director Danica Kleinknecht.


TREY EDWARD SHULTS SIGNS TO ACADEMY

Up-and-coming director Trey Edward Shults has joined Academy films for representation in the UK and Europe.


MR BEN JOINS VISION.

Vision are pleased to announce the signing of production designer Mr. Ben for immediate representation.


ARROW FILMS TAKES FLIGHT.

Irish production house Russell Curran is no more, and in its place stands Anne-Marie Curran and Arrow Films.


RATTLING STICK WELCOME BACK HAMISH ROTHWELL.

Kiwi filmmaker Hamish Rothwell is back in the UK with Rattling Stick, and he’s keen to hit the ground running again.


JOE CONNOR SIGNS TO ROGUE

Acclaimed director and 'curious soul' Joe Connor has joined the roster at Rogue.


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