17 Oct 2018

Merman Signs Yorgos Lanthimos for UK Commercial Representation

Merman are thrilled to announce the signing of Yorgos Lanthimos to our commercial directing roster in the UK. Yorgos Lanthimos is a Greek multi-award winning director, producer and screenwriter whose first English language feature film ‘The Lobster’ (starring Golden Globe nominee Colin Farrell) won the 2015 Cannes Film Jury Prize. This brought further attention to […]

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05 Oct 2018


Topic Studios and Mermade, the brand new digitally-focused arm of Merman, today announced a first-look deal to develop and produce premium content for the short form arena. Working with top tier and emerging filmmakers and talent, Topic and Mermade will collaborate on scripted and non-scripted series. This is the first content partnership for the newly-announced […]

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25 Sep 2018

Merman makes Mermade

Merman makes Mermade Execs from Maker Studios/Disney and Channel4 join new digital content company L-R Jeremy Rainbird, Kira Carstensen, Sharon Horgan and Clelia Mountford Merman, the production company founded and run by award-winning duo Sharon Horgan and Clelia Mountford has today announced Mermade, the brand new digitally focused arm of the expanding business. Mermade will […]

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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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09 Sep 2018

Michelle Coomber & Jaci Judelson Join Merman

Renowned for nurturing and celebrating female Talent, Merman has continued on this trajectory by signing Michelle Coomber and Jaci Judelson for commercial representation.   Michelle Coomber is a multi-faceted, award-winning director that’s work has been shown across the globe on CNN, Al Jazeera, BBC as well as online for The New York Times, The Guardian and Vice. Characterized […]

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23 Aug 2018

Sharon Horgan and Billy Magnussen to star in Amazon Comedy

Amazon has given a script-to-series commitment for a comedy series starring Sharon Horgan and Billy Magnussen. The series will follow Horgan as a socially awkward and broke single woman who decides to start a self-help company. She recruits a former male gymnast, played by Magnussen, to be the face of her new brand. Horgan (“Catastrophe”) […]

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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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