20 Apr 2018

The Malloys Return with Under Armour’s New Campaign

“How are you going to get there?” That’s the question Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson asks viewers in the launch film for Under Armour’s new campaign “Will Finds A Way” out of Droga5. Directed by The Malloys, whose dynamic yet down-to-earth style have won them jobs in the past for brands such as Nike and ESPN, […]

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18 Apr 2018

Paul Briganti Does Satire Right with Nike Women’s Ad

Paul Briganti brings more viral hilarity for Saturday Night Live with his ’Nike Women’s Ad’ – a JUST DO IT satire for the generation of women that wear sport leggings.. for sitting on the couch. The faux ad has been getting praise in the Hollywood Reporter, Glamour and It’s Nice That. As Kate McKinnon puts it, […]

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11 Apr 2018


Merman are pleased to announce their signing of established director Juliet May for representation. As well as her notable television credits, Team Merman were drawn to May’s “natural gift at drawing warm comedic performances”… something which will come in handy as she tackles more branded projects. May has already enjoyed a smooth introduction to commercials. Her debut […]

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04 Apr 2018

Merman Shows Nominated for 4 TV BAFTAs

The nominations were announced this morning for the Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards 2018. Amongst the nominations Merman shows received four nominations across three categories; Scripted Comedy, Female Performance in a Comedy and Short Form Programme. The winners will be announced during the BAFTA TV ceremony on Sunday 13th May at the Royal Festival […]

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26 Mar 2018

The Televisual 2018 – Best Comedy Nominations

Merman shows Catastrophe and Motherland have both been nominated for Best Comedy at the 2018 Televisual Awards.  This was the 3rd series of Catastrophe, written by Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney. Motherland debuted last year with roaring success and is written by Sharon Horgan, Holly Walsh, Graham Linehan and Helen Linehan. These are public-voted awards […]

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23 Mar 2018

Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney Nominated for BAFTA Craft Award

Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney have been nominated for a BAFTA Craft Award in the category of Writer – Comedy for Catastrophe Series 3. They won this award for Catastrophe Series 1 in 2016. The winners will be announced during the BAFTA Craft Award ceremony on Sunday 22nd April. Best of luck to Sharon and […]

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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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14 Mar 2018

Kiku Ohe’s First Feature ‘The Lines’

Merman and Superprime are excited to show the trailer for Kiku Ohe’s first feature, The Lines. The film follows two actors who flee Los Angeles to seek quiet and solitude in the desert—ultimately exploring how we connect with each other and the world around us. The feature was recognized as Best Narrative Feature Film at New York […]

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