Congratulations to our Director Lucy Walker whose short film for Qualcomm and The New Yorker with Condé Nast won a Gold Telly Award for branded content. Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning British documentarian Lucy Walker visits a pool on Manhattan’s Lower East Side and portrays the community hub it offers to all walks of life over the arc of […]
Month: May 2018
CHANNEL 4 TACKLES NEXT WEEK’S NEWS WITH THE GUILTY FEMINIST’S DEBORAH FRANCES-WHITE Fresh from the success of The Guilty Feminist podcast, Channel 4 today announces they have signed up Deborah Frances-White, the celebrated comedian and writer behind it, to front her own late night satirical news show. Teaming up with Merman’s Sharon Horgan and Clelia […]
CHANNEL 4 COMMISSIONS AISLING BEA, AND WE’RE HAPPY AF ABOUT IT Written by and starring Aisling Bea, Happy AF (w/t) is a brand new 6-part comedy about the pursuit of happiness. Happy AF (working title) is a comedy about moving on, moving forward and trying to find happiness. Written by Aisling Bea (The Fall, Gap […]
Original article published in LBB Online LBB’s Laura Swinton catches up with the Kiwi director as he dips his toe into the UK market with Merman “Contrast is a big thing in my work,” muses Kiku Ohe. The director is in London to work on his first commercial project through Merman and that sense of […]
Last night the Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards 2018 ceremony was held at the Royal Festival Hall, hosted by Sue Perkins. BAFTA TV this year introduced a new category for Best Short Form Programme for which Merman’s Sky Arts comedy short Morgana Robinson’s Summer: Dream Land took home the award! Morgana Robinson, Sharon Horgan, Clelia Mountford, Jane […]
Merman co-founder Sharon Horgan has received two nominations at the 2018 IFTA Gala TV Awards for Best Female Performance and Best Writer Comedy/Soap. Both nominations come for Horgan’s work on Catastrophe Series 3 which she co-writes with Rob Delaney. Sharon Horgan previously won two IFTA Gala Television Awards in both 2015 and 2016 for Best […]
New work from across the pond! Lucy Walker directs Ralph Lauren’s new Mother’s Day campaign #LeadLikeaWoman Read more at The Cut.