20 Jul 2018

Merman Sponsor Media Parents Back To Work Scheme!

WE ARE SPONSORING THE MEDIA PARENTS BACK TO WORK SCHEME Merman is working with Media Parents to return experienced talent to TV after a career break. Winners will attend Edinburgh TV Festival FREE in August, receive back to work training and will be mentored by Merman. We’re delighted to be supporting the scheme which has had a […]

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16 Jul 2018

Juliet May Announced as Speaker at Kinsale Sharks 2018

Our very own Juliet May is thrilled to be one of the speakers at the Kinsale Shark Awards, which also features Rosie Arnold as Jury President and Headline Speaker Nils Leonard. In Juliet May’s talk ‘Yes, But Is It Funny?’, she’ll share secrets and anecdotes about the Industry, and delve into whether comedy should have […]

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28 Jun 2018

Parkour Pros Take a Leap for Canon in shots.net Article

Original article published in shots.net on 27th June 2018 Canon challenge parkour pros to endeavour a world first – free-running from Europe to Asia while shooting the action themselves. There’s nothing like sporting prowess or athletic daredevilry to smash through political/cultural divides and in this uplifting campaign created by VCCP, a group of plucky parkourists […]

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26 Jun 2018

Merman Cross Istanbul with Canon and Storror

In Canon Europe’s latest campaign, the elite Parkour team Storror participate in a world first – turning their cameras on themselves and capturing their free-running adventures across landmarks in the historic city of Istanbul. The adrenaline-fuelled campaign was filmed with Canon equipment, enabling the viewer to fully experience Storror’s agility and skill. Watch the Main […]

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19 Jun 2018

Motherland to Return for Series 2

Hit BBC Two comedy Motherland is back! A collective sigh of relief can be heard across the Motherland as a new school term dawns. It’s also dawned on Julia (BAFTA nominated Anna Maxwell Martin)  that she still hasn’t sorted her childcare.  Her wonderful husband has decided to step up to the mark and train for […]

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19 Jun 2018

David Tennant and Jessica Hynes to star in BBC Four comedy-drama There She Goes

Merman, the production company founded and run by award-winning duo Sharon Horgan and Clelia Mountford, is producing a brand new 5 x 30 comedy-drama for BBC Four written by Shaun Pye (The Rack Pack, A Young Doctor’s Notebook, Todd Margaret) There She Goes is about a severely learning disabled 9-year-old girl Rosie (Miley Locke), her […]

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06 Jun 2018

Sharon Horgan and Lorna Martin bring Women on The Verge to W

UKTV has partnered with RTÉ to bring Women on the Verge (6×40), a brand new scripted drama which will air on UKTV’s premium entertainment channel, W in the UK and RTÉ in Ireland. Sky Vision will be handling international distribution. The six-part series will be co-produced by Merman and House Productions.   Women on the Verge is based […]

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04 Jun 2018

Merman makes double signing

Original article published in Shots Online Zak Emerson and Will Clark sign to Merman for Branded Commercials. Emerson is known for his cinematic style and emotional story-telling, having studied Fine Art Painting at London’s Central Saint Martins. He started out as a storyboard artist and creative artist working under ASD‘s Paul Arden, before turning his […]

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01 Jun 2018

Sharon Horgan Wins IFTA Gala TV Award

The Irish Film and Television Gala TV Awards 2018 were held last night at the RDS Concert Hall in Dublin. The ceremony was hosted by Jason Byrne. The first award of the night was for Best Female Performance in a soap or comedy and was won by Sharon Horgan! Sharon is a Merman co-founder with Clelia […]

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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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