Kieron Walsh has left Little Bird’s London office to sign up with
Smith Jones Brown & Cassie. His directing credits include Quavers
(pictured) and Walkers for BMP DDB and Bass Ale for the Leith Agency, as
well as spots for Guinness and Tennent’s Pilsner.
Attwell Martin Productions is rebranding as 2am Films and has added
three directors - Russell England (who is shooting a VW Golf spot for
BMP), Simon Werry and Benjamin Ross - to its roster, which includes
Bryce Attwell, Trevor Leighton, Stephen Whittaker and Gus Filgate.
The Annex has merged with Impossible Impact to create a commercials
production company that will continue to operate under the Annex name.
The merged company has also taken on a new director, Alastair Thain, who
is best known as a photographer but recently made his commercials debut
with a spot for Nikon cameras.
BFCS has appointed its first head of production, Lynette Kyme, who also
produces for Derek Coutts, best known for his Nestle Gold Blend work.
Kyme will help steer the company’s creative development and nurture the
careers of some of the newer directors, as well as supervising the
running of production at BFCS’s two on-site studios.
The Directory has signed up Jon Harvey, one of the directors of the
Channel 4 ’circles’ rebranding campaign. Harvey joins from Tsunami
where, over the past year, he has shot commercials for British Telecom
and the Express, as well as working with Leo Burnett and FCB.