David Fincher to direct UK commercials through Academy

David Fincher, the director of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, has signed up to direct UK ads through Academy.

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo: Fincher film
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo: Fincher film

Fincher, also the director of Fight Club and Se7en, will continue to be based in Los Angeles but is available to shoot commercials in the UK between feature projects.

He joins the Academy roster as part of a deal with his US representive Reset Content.  Reset was set founded by Fincher, and former Anonymous Content executive producer, Dave Morrison. 

Fincher started his career in commercials and music videos. He has directed campaigns for Nike, including "instant karma" in 1993 and "speed chain" in 2004, as well as Levi's "the chase" in 1996 and the Heineken 2005 Super Bowl spot "beer run".

Academy will also represent Reset directors Tim Miller, Andre Stringer and PES.