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15th Jan
Henry + Rel direct NY Forever for the Knicks

Henry + Rel direct NY Forever for the Knicks

The Moxie duo provide an injection of optimism for the New York Knicks.

15th Jan
Knorr returns with #CheatOnMeat campaign

Knorr returns with #CheatOnMeat campaign

Featuring the popular cooking duo, The Hairy Bikers, the TV ad aims to raise awareness of the brand and encourage people to #CheatonMeat this Veganuary and beyond.

15th Jan
Degree launches new campaign with Kevin Durant

Degree launches new campaign with Kevin Durant

NBA’s Kevin Durant and Unilever’s Degree Deodorant have launched a new campaign, Tears of Joy, which offers a firsthand look at the NBA star’s inspiring journey back to the court and how he stays motivated and encourages everyone to #KeepMoving.

14th Jan
Megan Huber joins Harbor's LA Studio as senior producer

Megan Huber joins Harbor's LA Studio as senior producer

Huber, a respected member of the LA film and commercial production community, joins the Harbor team, adding to the company’s production expertise and expanding its reach to top tier talent.

14th Jan
Cannes Lions 2021 update

Cannes Lions 2021 update

After the postponement of last year's awards, the juries will be judging both years' of work and awarding Lions for 2020 and 2021.

14th Jan
Editor Paul Hardcastle joins Rock Paper Scissors

Editor Paul Hardcastle joins Rock Paper Scissors

One of the most renowned commercial editors in the world, Hardcastle is a founder and an editor/partner at Trim London where he continues to work for UK-based projects.

14th Jan
Ogilvy appoints James Kinney to new roles

Ogilvy appoints James Kinney to new roles

Ogilvy names James Kinney as global DE&I Lead and Chief People Officer for North America

14th Jan
Science Moms encourages mothers to join the fight against climate change

Science Moms encourages mothers to join the fight against climate change

Florence director Spencer Creigh helmed two films in the new campaign.

14th Jan
Iris launch new Hybrid Swift​ spot for Suzuki

Iris launch new Hybrid Swift​ spot for Suzuki

Suzuki shows you don’t need a ‘car-mate’ to get an incredible deal on the Hybrid Swift.

14th Jan
Union’s Einar and director Pete Berg Finish Strong with Ford

Union’s Einar and director Pete Berg Finish Strong with Ford

Bowl game spot underscores patriotic duty to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

14th Jan YDA 2021
YDA shines a light on freedom for 2021

YDA shines a light on freedom for 2021

This year, the Young Director Awards' theme is one that will resonate with all of us; freedom. Here, the YDA's President and its 2021 Jury Chairman explain what people can expect from this year's event.

13th Jan
New York Lottery invents a better way to multiply

New York Lottery invents a better way to multiply

Spot directed by m ss ng p eces Conor Byrne.

13th Jan
Revolver signs four new international directors

Revolver signs four new international directors

Marko Roth, Joppe Rog, Malin Ingrid and Ian Derry, join the roster with an impressive repertoire of work behind them in both the commercial and independent film arenas.

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13th Jan
Absolute bolsters production team with two new hires

Absolute bolsters production team with two new hires

Post-production house Absolute goes double whammy with the appointment of Hannah Whitehill and Hannah Barnes.

13th Jan
Caviar sign director Reynald Gresset

Caviar sign director Reynald Gresset

Caviar are proud to be starting the New Year by welcoming back prolific French director Reynald Gresset to their London and Amsterdam roster.

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13th Jan
Jelly sign female-directing duo Studio Desk to their animation roster

Jelly sign female-directing duo Studio Desk to their animation roster

The duo bring with them a style that is earthy, textured and vibrant with an edge of fantasy.

13th Jan
Presence signs comedy director Misha Manson-Smith

Presence signs comedy director Misha Manson-Smith

Manson-Smith is a force to be reckoned with having directed stand out commercials for brands including Google, Halifax, and KitKat.

13th Jan
Park Pictures signs director J.M. Harper

Park Pictures signs director J.M. Harper

A director and documentarian, Harper applies a multi-hyphenate approach to directing, bringing talents in cinematography, directing, composing, and editing to his craft.

13th Jan
Waiting your whole life for the perfect shot

Waiting your whole life for the perfect shot

JSA’s Hans Emanuel and Nissan bring volcano photographer’s passion to life.

13th Jan
charlieuniformtango crafts animation integrated into live action for Gas South

charlieuniformtango crafts animation integrated into live action for Gas South

The campaign’s fun spot bring Mr. Meter to life to introduce Gas South’s simple, no deposit, OnePrice plan with the tag line The Difference is Good.

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