Eye of the Storm, the commercials production house, has shut down after
just over three years.
Telephones are not being answered at the Soho-based office, and it is
understood that the company has closed because of financial
Eye of the Storm is best known for the controversial ‘great frog’
commercial, directed by Keith English for Jo Tanner and Viv Walsh at
Saatchi and Saatchi. It was banned by the British Board of Film
Classification for its endine: ‘If you don’t like it... fuck off.’
Last October, Eye of the Storm announced significant expansion plans and
signed up a new director and a producer, Duncan Robson and Emma
Walliker. At the time, the managing director, Brendan Payne, said he was
looking to sign three more directors. These plans did not materialise.