David Reviews

 "You're not an artist, Peggy. You solve problems." Don Draper.

A DOUBLE HEADER AT FAT LEMON
4 February 2019

Fat Lemon have underlined their commitment to rising talent thanks to a brace of new signings.

The first of the two up-and-coming directors is Shimmy Ahmed, who began directing commercials last year and also shoots fashion content. British-Nigerian director Shola Amoo is next on the list, who is at Sundance this year with his second feature film.


1. Shimmy Ahmed



Berkshire-born and London-based, Shimmy Ahmed is a filmmaker known for her aesthetic brio and distinctive ability to connect with audiences on both a visual and emotional level.

Her work straddles the comedy and fashion worlds, combining canny art direction with colourful performances and a witty sense of humour. She is currently writing her first feature film, aiming to bring her characteristic visual flare to the big screen.



2. Shola Amoo



Amoo graduated from the National Film and Television School with his award-winning film 'Touch'. He's since directed everything from feature films to theatre, having been commissioned by the British Council to direct a reinterpretation of Othello called 'Dear Mr Shakespeare'.

While he hasn't directed any commercials yet, Fat Lemon are confident in the young director's future. Until then, check out his arresting visual style in this trailer for his first feature film 'A Moving Image' - a heartfelt look at race and identity across generations.



For more information on Fat Lemon's latest signings, get in touch with Cabell Hopkins via cabell@fatlemon.tv or on 07584 682284.

News

RÉMI LAUDAT JOINS ACADEMY

Academy have signed dancer-turned-director Remi Laudat to their roster for representation.


RIFF RAFF FILMS ENLIST PSYOP.

US animation studio Psyop have joined Riff Raff Films for representation in the UK and the Netherlands.


JOVAN TODOROVIC IS ANONYMOUS.

Anonymous Content have signed director Jovan Todorovic to their roster for representation.


76 LTD WELCOME SIMON HUNTER.

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


MARTIN SCALI MEETS HENRY.

Paris-based production company Henry have completed the signing of director Martin Scali.


RUTH WARDELL JOINS OKAY STUDIO.

OKAY STUDIO have added colourist Ruth Wardell to their growing team.


KERI COLLINS IS PRESENCE AND CORRECT.

BAFTA-winning comedy director Keri Collins has joined Presence and expanded their already impressive roster.


MARLIES VAN DER WEL JOINS PARTIZAN STUDIO

Partizan Studio have signed award-winning Dutch filmmaker Marlies van der Wel to their roster for representation.


DARK ENERGY SWOOP FOR AXELLE COURLANDER.

Director and football fanatic Axelle Courlander has joined Dark Energy for commercial representation.


DIRECTOR ED MCCULLOCH SAYS HELLO LOVE.

Hello Love are eager to see what Utah’s Ed McCulloch can achieve on these shores after signing him for representation.


DAN DE WINTER IS AT WORK

Work have appointed New York-based editor Dan de Winter to their global roster.


AGENT ELSON TUNES INTO THIRD CHANNEL.

Story-driven content studio Third Channel have joined Agent Elson's stable for representation.


COFFEE & TV PROMOTE MARTIN ALLAN AND STEVE WAUGH.

Visual content studio Coffee & TV have confirmed Martin Allan and Steve Waugh as their new creative directors.


'THAT JAM' SIGN TO PARK VILLAGE

Park Village have signed 'That Jam' - a directorial partnership comprising Joe Beverley and Sam Hurlock.


OB MANAGEMENT WELCOME CORAL BROWN.

London-based director Coral Brown is the latest to join OB Management's roster of independent filmmakers.


CANISTER JOIN COMMON PEOPLE

Directing duo Canister have joined Common People Films for representation.


MARTIN KREJCI JOINS MERMAN.

Merman have completed the signing of Czech director Martin Krejci for commercial representation in the UK.


KFC GO FINGERLESS.

Covid-19 has changed almost everything about the way we live it seems… and that includes how we eat a bucket of fried chicken.


BETHAN SELLER TUNES INTO RADICALMEDIA.

RadicalMedia have completed the signing of commercials director Bethan Seller for global representation.


RUTH SEWELL JOINS DARK ENERGY

Dark Energy have added London-born director Ruth Sewell to their roster.


THE SWEETSHOP ENLIST KATE HALPIN.

The Sweetshop have signed filmmaker Kate Halpin for commercial representation in Australia.


JOHN O'HAGAN IS HUNGRY (MAN) FOR MORE.

Hungry Man alumnus John O'Hagan has rejoined the company for global representation.


HAVE YOUR VOICE HEARD BY CONTRIBUTING TO THIS SURVEY OF PRODUCERS.

Producers from across the UK advertising industry are being asked to contribute to a survey set up by Presence's Danny Fleet.


COMMON PEOPLE FILMS SIGN CATHERINE LOSING.

Director and photographer Catherine Losing has joined the ranks at Common People Films.


THE SWEETSHOP NAB DERMOT MALONE

The Sweetshop have signed Irish director Dermot Malone to their international roster.


News

David Reviews - Lovely Lenzie Ltd, Woodbourne House, Seven Sisters, Lenzie, G66 3AW. Telephone: +44 141 776 7766. Editor: Jason Stone.