Merman was founded in 2014 by award-winning duo Sharon Horgan and Clelia Mountford. Merman has gathered multiple accolades the world over, including BAFTA, Emmy and RTS nominations.
Since its genesis in scripted comedy, Merman has added brand communication and advertising production to its output, with Global Managing Partner/Executive Producer and Academy Nominee Kira Carstensen running the LA and NY offices, and Jeremy Rainbird, Global Managing Partner/Executive Producer and industry veteran running the London office.
Beyond traditional ads, Merman’s focus is to bring writers and creators from their TV and film family into scripting entertainment for brands.
The Merman family of talent includes David Cross, Rob Delaney, Dennis Kelly, Jack McBrayer, Sara Pascoe, Shaun Pye, Aisling Bea, Morgana Robinson and of course Sharon Horgan. Our commercial directing roster features multi-faceted talent like MJ Delaney, Peter Lydon, SNL director Paul Briganti, Frank Coraci, rising star Mariana Youssef and Academy Award nominee Lucy Walker.
In the UK, Merman is proud to represent Superprime and its roster of directors including Martin Scorsese, Terence Malick, Paul Thomas Anderson, The Malloys, David LaChapelle, and Damien “La La Land” Chazelle.
Our family is growing by the day. Please stay in touch, to find out more…