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DOMINIC OíRIORDAN JOINS FAMILIA

Familia are delighted to add award-winning director Dominic O'Riordan to their roster.

The London-based director won Best Video at the 2015 Ibiza Music Video Awards for The Beach's 'From Above' and won a yellow D&AD pencil and a silver Promax for his contribution to 4 Creative's Paralympics campaign.

Toby Walsham - Familia's Executive Producer said of the news: "We are very proud to have Dominic join the FAMILIA roster. Dominic is a supremely talented, award-winning young London director. Coming from a shooting and editing background has honed Dominic's impressive skill-set and base of experience. I'm excited about what we can all achieve together."




Iím excited about what we can all achieve together.

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The new signing says: "'I'm excited to be joining Familia and their talented roster of film makers. I've known Sasha [Nathwani] - one of the founding partners - for a long time and the type of work I've seen them produce over the last few years is what attracted me to make Familia my new home. I can't wait to get started."

To see more of O'Riordan's work, visit his bit of Familia's website and then contact Toby Walsham on 07590 496 305 or via email at toby@wearefamilia.com.

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