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Spectre has signed two new directors. Tim Weber, an Emmy-winning special effects supervisor and Flame operator, has left Framestore and is already directing a Woolworths spot for Bates Dorland through Spectre. Andy Lambert, who directed HHCL & Partners’ launch spots for V2, joins from TTO2.

Spectre has signed two new directors. Tim Weber, an Emmy-winning

special effects supervisor and Flame operator, has left Framestore and

is already directing a Woolworths spot for Bates Dorland through

Spectre. Andy Lambert, who directed HHCL & Partners’ launch spots for

V2, joins from TTO2.



Doug Nichol, the director of the controversial ’Kevin the hamster’ spot

for Levi’s through Bartle Bogle Hegarty, has joined Serious Pictures

from Partizan Midi Minuit. The US-born Nichol also directed Pulp’s

recent video for the single, This is Hardcore, and has made ads for

clients including Hugo Boss, Kronenbourg 1664 and La Poste in

France.



Barry Glazer, a director with the corporate production company,

Hemingway Productions, has joined forces with Annie Evans, an ex-Kendall

Tarrant headhunter, to form a corporate video and new-media production

company called Bazooka. Both started their careers in advertising.



Velocity has signed up James Pilkington, a new director who won the BBC

short film award for best British drama last month for his film, Pocket.

He also has experience in pop promos and corporate videos.



Sue Worthy, who used to partner Brendon Norman Ross at Velocity, has

moved as a solo director to Brave Films. The duo, who were best known

for their special effects work, recently made the ’back to the future’

spot for Ford and ’cloud cuckoo land’ for Faberge Aquatonic.



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