Andy McClean and Bruce Macrae are teaming up to launch a new
production company called Zed Films.
McClean has been a producer at the Paul Weiland Film Company for more
than ten years and is the former head of television at Lowe
International, while Macrae is the former head of television at D’Ar
Zed Films opens its doors with a six-strong roster of directors
including Daryl Goodrich, who directed the recent Southern Comfort
commercials for D’Arcy, David Anderson, who has worked on Eurostar and
the Terence Higgins Trust through Little Bird Productions and Agust
Balursson, responsible for the VW Bora commercial.
’We want to do great work but also have some fun doing it,’ McClean
’Bruce and I have worked with a huge range of directors and I think
there is a very healthy atmosphere. The posture and arrogance has gone
out of production companies and you can now work with good guys in a
Macrae spent three years as head of television at D’Arcy but left in
October 1997 to join the top Irish production company, Little Bird.
However, he left the company last year when it decided to focus on films
rather than commercials. Macrae then joined McClean who had set up a