There are many odd sights to behold in Soho - not least people
trying to break into advertising. Gone are the days when eager young
things simply turned up on placement and expected their work to speak
Last week, Iain McKell, who is a self-proclaimed ’acclaimed
photographer/director’, took his ’emotional video van’ around London,
positioning it outside agencies and, of course, Campaign’s office, to
The vehicle, basically an advan with a video screen (and speakers) on
one side, was spotted outside several agencies screening a very odd
’art’ film. The film starred lookalikes of the model, Sophie Anderton,
and the Loaded babe, Rachel Garley, stripping down to their skimpies and
rubbing each other with fake blood.
Our guess is that McKell wants to be a commercials director - and good
luck to him - but we reckon he’d go further if he did his research
Flyers described Anderton as the Wonderbra model, even though she was,
of course, the ’body’ for Wonderbra’s rival, Gossard.