Month: May 2018

25 May 2018

Lucy Walker – The New Yorker Studio x Qualcomm

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 […]

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16 May 2018

Deborah Frances-White to Front Channel 4 Pilot ‘Next Week’s News’

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 […]

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16 May 2018

Channel 4 Commissions 6-Part Aisling Bea Series

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 […]

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15 May 2018

LBB Online || Nature Calls with Kiku Ohe

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 […]

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14 May 2018

Morgana Robinson’s Summer Takes Home BAFTA

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 […]

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09 May 2018

Sharon Horgan Receives Two IFTA Gala TV Award Nominations

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 […]

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