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Flying Colours has set up a separate division called Fly to encourage the work of its younger directors, Bluey Durrant, David Baksh and Spencer Freszt. The company has also opened a sister operation in Prague, called Flying Colours Prague, to service the central European commercials production market.

Flying Colours has set up a separate division called Fly to

encourage the work of its younger directors, Bluey Durrant, David Baksh

and Spencer Freszt. The company has also opened a sister operation in

Prague, called Flying Colours Prague, to service the central European

commercials production market.



Three new directors joined Tony Kaye & Partners this month: Edgar Wright

has worked for the BBC on programmes for Dennis Pennis and Alexei Sayle;

Rebecca Frayn has made South Bank Show programmes on Annie Leibowitz and

Nora Ephron; and Frederic Potier, who has a background as a fashion

photographer, has also worked in France and Belgium.



The Producers has signed five new names, all with a comedy bent. Three

are Scandinavian: Calle, who is already shooting with Bartle Bogle

Hegarty, Axel and Erik Poppe. Steve Price is best known as a promo

director, and Anthony Atanasio is new to commercials.



The Art Directors Club of Europe, which judges winners from the top

European creative awards schemes, held its annual awards in London this

month. The Grand Prix went to BMP DDB’s ’affordability’ campaign for

Volkswagen. Of the 11 golds, Switzerland and the Netherlands received

two each and Sweden, Norway and Italy took one apiece.



David Blair, the director of the Bafta award-winning BBC serial, the

Lakes, has signed with Wowhaus for commercials representation.



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