Campaign Craft: News in Brief

Godman has signed up the director, Rory Rooney, who was previously represented by the Directory and worked mostly in Scotland. He is best known for his Irn-Bru work for the Leith Agency. Jo Godman said: ’He spent three years at Tony Kaye Films as a runner and he can take anything that is thrown at him.’

Godman has signed up the director, Rory Rooney, who was previously

represented by the Directory and worked mostly in Scotland. He is best

known for his Irn-Bru work for the Leith Agency. Jo Godman said: ’He

spent three years at Tony Kaye Films as a runner and he can take

anything that is thrown at him.’



The second annual British Television Advertising Craft Awards will take

place on 3 November at the Royal Lancaster Hotel. Entries must reach the

awards administrator, Peter Bigg, by the end of July.



At the D&AD Student Awards ceremony last week, the student of the year

prize was awarded to Stephen Royle of the University of Central

Lancashire for his point-of-sale designs for Paul Smith Accessories.



Andrew Gillman, whose commercials credits include Utterly Butterly

through DMB&B, has left Alex Myers Associates to join Union Commercials.

Gillman’s TV credits include The Full Wax and The Day Today.



Tony Daffern, the advertising tutor who counts Kiki Kendrick, Mark Riley

and Kate Stanners among his former pupils, announced his retirement last

week at the D&AD Student Expo. Alfredo Marcantonio, the vice-chairman of

Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO, presented him with a specially produced

pencil.



Winners at last week’s Midsummer Awards included BMP DDB for best

agency, Chris Palmer of Gorgeous for best director, Great Guns for best

production company and HHCL and Partners’ Blackcurrant Tango ’St George’

spot for best commercial.



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