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Yan Elliott

Yan Elliott

Job

Creative director

Company

WCRS

Work Telephone

Undisclosed.

Address

60, Great Portland Street, London, , W1W 7RT

Born

In the 60s.

Career highlights

I think I will come back to this question.

Most cringeworthy moment of your career

Suggesting to Carrie Fisher on a shoot that she was tired because she had been out on the lash the night before. She promptly reminded me that she has a history of alcoholic and narcotic abuse and is now clean.

Best thing about your job

Making work that people outside the industry see

Worst thing about your job

Meetings where \"The Overcomplicators\" are invited.

Advice for a wannabe A Lister

Work hard.

If you could be anyone else in this business, who would it be?

Luke, my creative partner. It must be great working with me all day!

What would you do on a sabbatical?

Never come back.

Your USP?

I think positive. Particularly when I'm not thinking negatively.

What would you change about yourself?

I think things must be more complicated than they are.

Favourite media

I am not choosy, providing it's giving me something good.

Favourite shop

The Curiosity Shoppe.

What’s the biggest lie you’ve told?

I don't lie.

How many toilets do you own?

Two.

What can’t you live without (apart from family)?

Exercise and coffee.

Lowdown

The man with the biggest glasses since Maurice Saatchi, and his partner, Luke Williamson, have cemented their great reputations this year and taken more control of the WCRS creative department.


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