Peter Funch joins Academy!

We are delighted to welcome photographer and artist, Peter Funch, to Academy! His work is witty and meticulous, combining...

Best Commercial Casting at CDG Awards

Michael Cox and Thom Hammond won the Best Casting in a Commercial for Cadbury's "Mum's Birthday" ad, directed by our very own Frederic Planchon.

Will Marsden for It's Nice That

Will Marsden provides a voice to the underground scene of artistic rollerskating.

Ian Pons Jewell Signs To Academy

The star director joins Academy for representation in the UK, plus key markets of France and The Netherlands.

Mahaneela for It's Nice That

Mahaneela on co-directing the documentary for Everything is Recorded.

Billy Boyd Cape / Stella McCartney Collaboration

With the help of Billy Boyd Cape, Stella McCartney has launched a new trainer created using 100% recyclable materials.

Novemba Score Raindance Nominations

The world premiere of Blair & Oliver’s feature documentary, Team Khan will be taking place during the Raindance Festival later this month.

Everything Is Recorded

Mahaneela’s recent work "Everything Is Recorded”

Pride in Piccadilly Circus

Billy Boyd Cape’s film for Pride in London was shown on the big screen on Picadilly Circus over the weekend.

Strokes of Genius

Andrew Douglas’ feature length documentary about the greatest tennis match ever played.

Director, Photographer and Artist Frederick Paxton Signs to Academy

Frederick Paxton is an Emmy-nominated filmmaker, photographer and artist currently based in London. After graduating with honours from New York’s School of Visual Arts, he quickly established himself and captured a broad body of work.

Mahaneela joins Academy

Mahaneela is a multi-faceted artist, who at a young age explored her love for photography and filmmaking.

The British Arrows

Congratulations to all the nights award winners, in particular Seb for that Directing Gold.

Billy Boyd Cape Interviewed for The Fall

Billy Boyd Cape’s full length interview here.

TWIN’s Debut Feature Due August Release

Josh and Jonathan’s long awaited feature has been given a release date for 31st August 2018.

Niall O’Brien Photography

Last night Niall’s latest exhibition opened at the Sid Motion Gallery, N1 London. His unique images focus on the lesser known, more banal parts of Silicon Valley.

D&AD Shortlist

Congratulations Seb Edwards, Frederic Planchon, Martin De Thurah and new signing, Nadia Lee Cohen.

Mary Magdalene directed by Garth Davis

Garth Davis’ latest feature film Mary Magdalene in cinemas now.


It is with immense sadness that we have to report the news that Jeff Labbe passed away early on Monday morning.

DGA Award for Martin De Thurah

Huge congratulations to Martin De Thurah who has picked up a DGA Award for Best Commercial Director of the Year.

Squarespace directed by Jonathan Glazer

Jon’s latest film sees Keanu Reeves surf his Arch Motorcycle for Squarespace.

'Cautionary Tales', a short film by Us

A bizarre incident as a young boy left Aaron with an unusual facial disfigurement that has plagued him all his life.

Vince Squibb joins Academy

Industry legend Vince Squibb has signed to Academy for worldwide representation.

The British Army directed by Frederic Planchon and Si&Ad

'This is Belonging’ is a campaign produced for The Army through Karmarama. The five films show small, seemingly individual moments, then reveal a wider camaraderie, friendship and respect.

Cadbury directed by Frederic Planchon

‘Mum’s Birthday’ is the first of two heart warming films for Cadbury directed by Frederic Planchon through VCCP.

Samsung directed by Novemba

Novemba have just collaborated with Youtube star Shea Glover in this piece for the Samsung Galaxy A8.

Nadia Lee Cohen joins Academy

Nadia is a photographer, filmmaker and self-portrait artist. Heavily inspired by cinema, Americana and Britain particularly in in the 1960’s and 70’s, her photographs and films are veritable visions of saturated, surreal dreamscapes.

Knife Crime directed by Novemba

Novemba’s latest piece focuses on knife crime in London. Made for AMV BBDO, the film features real kids stating that they don’t ever carry a knife because ‘London Needs Me Alive’.

Just Eat directed by Si & Ad

Si & Ad’s latest is a musical extravaganza showing the magical world of Just Eat. Made for Karmarama, the film escalates from customers using their Just Eat App at home to an all singing, all dancing magical number.

Click here to view the film on Si & Ad's showreel.

Sarah Clift Joins Academy

Sometime copywriter, sometime art director and now, full time director; Sarah Clift has joined Academy and A+. She has a wealth of knowledge through 18 years in the ad industry working up from creative to global creative director before departing to write and direct.


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