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IAIN FORSYTH AND JANE POLLARD JOIN PRETTYBIRD.
9 May 2018

Directing duo Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard have joined Prettybird for UK representation.

Since their student days at Goldsmiths College, Forsyth and Pollard have been inseparable as they've carved a niche for themselves in the art world… now the duo are ready to flex their commercial muscles through Prettybird.

Firmly established as both video artists and filmmakers, they continue to push themselves into new creative realms.

For instance, the pair collaborated with Australian troubadour Nick Cave for their feature debut, '20,000 Days On Earth'. Their unorthodox spin on music profiles underlines their willingness to experiment with both form and style.


This assured style has also translated to television. Forsyth and Pollard most recently contributed to Sky Arts's ‘Urban Myths' anthology series, riffing off the supposed meeting of Salvador Dali (David Suchet) and Alice Cooper (Noel Fielding). Playfully staged and historically suspect, the film offers a sideways look at pop folklore.


Forsyth and Pollard think they can maintain this form at their new home: "Magic doesn't just happen. It takes passion and hard work. PrettyBird have both, in spades. As soon as we walked through their door, as we felt at home. So it's with a huge amount of excitement that we're joining the ranks of their eclectic bunch of freaks and mavericks."

Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard's reel is available to view here. For more information, ring Prettybird on 020 3468 9417.

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