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JAKE DYPKA IS A FRIEND INDEED.
17 November 2019

From his early days spent editing martial arts DVDs, award-winning director Jake Dypka has grown into one of the most exciting talents around - and now, Friend London are delighted to announce he's joined their roster.

With a career spanning early work directing Kate Moss for Topshop, poignant short films, and a slew of successful commercial campaigns, Dypka brings plenty of experience to the company's already groaning table.

A recent campaign for translation app Babbel featuring a disoriented alien ironically highlights Dypka's talent for capturing human emotion - ensuring both poignancy and positivity translate to the screen.


In addition to his grasp of all things weird and wonderful, Dypka often combines a traditional documentary style with the odd stylistic floyish. This ensures his films are visually rich yet emotionally honest - something his 2019 campaign for Cancer Research demonstrates with gusto.


Dypka believes his new home respect this kind of approach: "I think Friend represent a very creative presence in our industry. It's a wonderful atmosphere of people who really care about the type of work they're making, and that's the kind of place I want to be."

While Dypka settles into his new surroundings, check out this tongue-in-cheek promo for BBC One's The Apprentice to see how work and play can go hand in hand.


For more information on all things Jake Dypka, get in touch with Luke Jacobs at luke@friendlondon.tv or give the team a ring on 020 3397 3111.

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