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SNAPPER WELCOME THE HOFFMAN BROS.
6 November 2019

Matt and Mark Hoffman (aka the Hoffman Bros) say they have entered a "true partnership" after joining Snapper Films for UK representation.

The duo - known for both their comedy work and plentiful sports commercials - were keen not to become lost in a large, impersonal roster. The solution, as it turns out, was Snapper Films.

"With Snapper, it feels like we have found a reflection of ourselves in Helen Hadfield and Joanna Bailey across the pond," the brothers explain. "This was clear from the first moment we spoke on the phone and has just accelerated since."


It took time to reach this stage, however - especially as new production houses kept "popping up like hair bands" around them.

"We made the very conscious and deliberate decision to patiently seek, search, and wait to find a like-minded, creatively-focused partnership in the UK where we know the creative goals, and more importantly, the culture and values fit with ours.

Now that the Hoffmans' search is over, the duo from Ashland, Oregon can focus on expanding their commercial reel - and, if everything goes according to plan, have some "wicked fun" while doing so.


To discuss the Hoffman Bros in more detail, drop Snapper's Helen Hadfield a line via helen@snapperfilms.tv or ring her on 020 3411 1415.

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