Award-winning studio Archer’s Mark have added Grammy-nominated director Fred Scott to their growing roster. Scott’s distinctive cinematic style has attracted an impressive cast of commercial clients over the years, including Apple, Intel, Facebook, Barclays, Dr Martens and Stella Artois to name just a few. More recently his collaboration with LGBT charity Pride has won 2 Silver Awards at the Creative Circle and acclaim at the Kinsale Sharks, as well as receiving three nominations at the 2018 British Arrows.
Scott said of the move:
“I’ve always been a huge admirer of the quality and ambition of work at Archer’s Mark. As a creative studio, they offer close-quarter support and investment in talent as well as collaborative opportunities across scripted and documentary.
It feels like an incredibly exciting time to be joining. The guys have an ever-expanding list of diverse commercial clients and brand partnerships both in the UK and US as well as an impressive slate of feature projects. It’s the perfect place to build on the recent recognition of my work - and our shared desire to create compelling and impactful stories about the human experience.
And on top of all of that - they’re good people! They want to collaborate, develop and make great films, across all platforms. I’m proud to be joining."
Archer’s Mark’s co-founder and joint MD, Steve Jamison said;
“Fred is an internationally renowned director who spans premium ATL campaign work, best-in-class digital content, award-winning music promos and stunning feature-length documentaries - which means he’s an ideal fit for our output. We’re looking forward to developing and producing projects across a range of formats with him.”
Archer’s Mark is an award-winning and multi-disciplinary production studio founded by directing partners Mike Brett and Steve Jamison. With a roster of a dozen directors and full-service production and post-production capabilities, the company has created campaigns for brands including Toyota, Nike, Adidas, Samsung, UNICEF, Honda, New Balance & the Home Office. It has also gained a reputation for producing critically acclaimed feature films, including the BIFA-winning Next Goal Wins and the triple BAFTA-nominated Notes On Blindness. The company recently announced its involvement in a high-profile Charlie Chaplin project, backed by Showtime, Film4 and the BFI.
Scott’s arrival at Archer’s Mark signals a growing investment in the company’s creative roster, which has also recently been bolstered by the new international signings of James Burns and Laurent Barthélemy.
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