The directing duo, Big TV, have left Spots Films after 18 months to join
the new production company venture, @radical.media (Campaign, last
The move will reunite the pair with the commercials director, Tarsem and
Dominic Delaney, their former producer at Spots.
Delaney left Spots last week to start up the UK office of
@radical.media, the expanding US production company, with the other ex-
Spots producers, Adam Lyne and Tommy Turtle.
Before joining Spots, Big TV’s Andy Delaney, who is unrelated to
Dominic, and Monty Whitebloom worked out of Tony Kaye Films.
The pair launched their commercials careers with US ads for Nike through
Wieden and Kennedy, Levi’s through Foote Cone Belding, and Reebok
through Leo Burnett in Chicago.
But it was while they were at Spots that they proved their worth as
high-profile UK directors with recent films for the Financial Times
through Delaney Fletcher Bozell and First Direct through WCRS. The pair
were unable to talk to Campaign because they are currently filming in
Dominic Delaney commented: ‘We are all really pleased at @radical.media
that Big TV have decided to come and join us. I’ve worked very closely
with them over the last year and seen them create some outstanding
commercials. I look forward to this continuing at @radical.media.’
Although @radical.media’s headquarters are in the US, Big TV will only
be represented by the company in the UK.
The Spots Films founding director, Barry Myers, declined to comment on
the duo’s decision to leave.
Big TV are represented by the production company, Palomar, in the US.