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76 LTD WELCOME SIMON HUNTER.
16 September 2020

Filmmaker Simon Hunter will now direct commercials and branded content under the 76 Ltd banner.

The move coincides with the release of Hunter's Raindance Film Festival 2020 trailer, which he says offers a "bold, upbeat, and inspiring" introduction to this year's online-only event. It also shows how far the one-time Raindance intern has come.


The Dumfriesshire-born director now jumps between commercials and feature films, which often lets Hunter indulge in his love of hiking (at home and abroad) as well. It's a tough job, you'll agree, but someone has to do it.

His twin passions led to 2016's 'Edie', starring Sheila Hancock as a widow who decides to climb all 2,398 feet of Suilven in the Scottish Highlands. The film underlines Hunter's intrepid approach, as well as his ability to coax performers out of their comfort zone.


For more on what Simon Hunter can bring to your next project, ring 76 Ltd's Mark Murrell on 020 7287 1422 or email mark@76ltd.com.

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