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07 Jan 2019


British star, Olivia Colman took home Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy) at this year’s Golden Globes for her portrayal of Queen Anne in ‘The Favourite’, a film directed by Yorgos Lanthimos (The Lobster, Killing of a Sacred Deer). A dark yet comic story, ‘The Favourite’ depicts 18th Century court life under […]

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29 Nov 2018

Yorgos Lanthimos Profiled in Shoot

Yorgos Lanthimos is profiled in Shoot’s Fall 2018 Directors Issue. Read the full interview below. A Best Original Screenplay Oscar nominee in 2017 for his English-language directorial debut The Lobster,Yorgos Lanthimos—whose Dogtooth received a Best Foreign Language Film Oscar nod six years earlier—now finds himself once again in the awards season conversation, this time for The Favourite (Fox Searchlight). His […]

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20 Sep 2018


Original words published on David Reviews. Ben Chatwin’s thoughtful exploration of the natural versus the manmade is brought to life in Zak Emerson’s promo for ‘Knots’. Taken from the album ‘Staccato Signals’ – a title referring to those flashes of inspiration that make a creation greater than the sum of its parts – the track […]

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20 Mar 2018

Juliet May is the Latest Signing to Merman

Aldi’s Easter TV 2018 advertising campaign marks a commercials debut for award-winning drama and comedy director Juliet May. Coupled with Sharon Horgan as Executive Director on the project,  the campaign is produced by Merman, for whom Juliet also directed Motherland, written by Sharon Horgan, which went to air on BBC2 in November. The show was […]

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15 Mar 2018

Laurie Smith is a Merman at David Reviews

Renowned comedy director Laurie Smith has joined Merman’s growing roster for worldwide commercial representation. Smith served as Head of Creative at ITV for a number of years, before realising his ambition to direct and stepping behind the camera as a freelancer. Since then, he hasn’t looked back. Smith is an exceptional sport star wrangler. His unpretentious approach and easy rapport have led him to work with […]

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05 Jan 2018

Ben Quinn Welcomes All for the Holiday Season in his new spot for Samsung

Ben Quinn’s new spot for Samsung out of adam&eveDDB NY celebrates the excitement (and chaos) of coming together during the festive season. Featuring your typical family preparing to host for the big day in their busy kitchen – the sudden arrival of friends and family is captured via their Samsung device. There’s no place like together. Watch Samsung ‘They’re Here’ on […]

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