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ANDRÉ MAAT ARRIVES AT DARLING.
19 September 2018

German director and all-round SFX whizz André Maat says Darling's "personal and passionate approach to commercial filmmaking" convinced him to ply his trade on these shores.

Having established himself with a tricksy reel encompassing TVCs, GIFs, and short films et al, Maat admits "it's a blast" to partner with Darling for commercial representation in the UK. According to the company's Joint MD, Clare Timms, it's been a long time coming.



Timms says: "André has been back-to-back shooting so we've been waiting for a window in which to launch him! We're very happy to add his array of talents to the Darling roster".


I’ve always been drawn to [Maat's] quirky humour and visual sense of style.

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Naturally, Executive Producer Kat Downs shares her colleague's enthusiasm, noting: "Having worked with Andre in the past I was thrilled when he got in touch upon our launch of Darling. I've always been drawn to his quirky humour and visual sense of style".

Maat's offbeat approach is evident from his short film which sees evergreen conifers pick Christmas humans for their homes. From the dreaded selection process to anthropoid car fresheners, Maat demonstrates a firm grasp of light-hearted material... something his new home are keen to deploy further.



For yet more on André Maat and Darling's growing roster, ring them on 020 3960 7050 or you can email Clare Timms, Kelly Doyle, or Kat Downs via clare@darlingfilms.co.uk, kelly@darlingfilms.co.uk or kat@darlingfilms.co.uk

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