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VAUGHAN ARNELL HOOKS UP WITH MERMAN.
7 February 2020

Seasoned promo-slash-commercial director Vaughan Arnell is the latest big name to join Merman for representation.

The move reunites former Moxie cohorts Arnell and Siobhan Murphy, who says: "I had the pleasure of working with Vaughan previously and loved every minute. We have a fantastic working relationship and I'd always hoped that one day we would be reunited.”


Merman’s Managing Director and Executive Producer adds: “Vaughan’s passion is infectious and we’re looking forward here at Merman to creating a diverse range of long and short-form content. He is hugely committed to everything he puts his name to, whether that’s a music video or a commercial.”


Arnell’s recent work includes spots for the Dogs Trust and ClearScore, as well as a luminous piece of disco stomp for the Pet Shop Boys. The future, Arnell says, looks just as bright.

“Merman is one of the most exciting and forward-thinking production companies around,” he explains. “From the moment I walked in, I could feel a real energy and hunger from the whole team. My notebook is crammed full of ideas which I can’t wait to develop with Merman.”


Click here for more of Vaughan Arnell's work. To discuss availability, ring Merman's Siobhan Murphy on 020 7846 0650 or email siobhan@hellomerman.com.

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