Theo Delaney Scoops Gold At PM Awards

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Theo Delaney has scooped gold at the Pharmaceutical Marketing Awards with his Peanut Allergy Awareness film Leo’s Story.

The film dramatises a day in the life of a young sufferer. Its unsettling slow motion images and sinister score reflect the isolation and anxiety that can result from the threat of anaphylactic shock. Made through Hotspur & Argyle’s sister company Watchable, the film was commissioned by Solaris Health on behalf of its client AImmune.

The Gold Craft Award in the Disease Awareness category was presented by comedian Alan Carr at the Grosvenor House PMAwards ceremony.


Following his triumphant White Hart Lane finale show for Tottenham Hotspur, Hotspur & Argyle’s Theo Delaney brings his highly tuned football instincts and directing chops to the latest Ladbrokes TV campaign. Starring Sky Sports’ Chris Kamara, the ads presented two distinct challenges. The first requirement was for two sequences of football action infused with authenticity and humour. The second was to elicit natural and spontaneous commentaries from Kammy. Creative was by Big Al’s Creative Emporium.

Richard Swarbrick directs the animated sequences for Premier League Productions one hour film telling the story of Chelsea’s title triumph

Crafted by cult director Richard Swarbrick and a crack team of animators, the beautiful sequences have been warmly received by football fans all over the world. Premier League Productions Chris McKee said “I just wanted to say a big thank you. The end result was sensational and I have people on a daily basis coming up to me in the office asking about the animations, who did them and how impressed they were with them.”

Chris Shepherd is London International Animation Festivals Special Opening Night Guest

Legendary animator and director Chris Shepherd makes a special appearance on the opening night of the London International Animation Festival. The occasion will see the world premier of Shepherd’s eagerly anticipated film Johnno’s Dead and he will take the stage with members of the cast and crew to discuss its making. The live-action/animation hybrid short has been several years in the making and is the sequel to the multi award winning Dad’s Dead.

Shepherd’s work is hilarious and ink-dark in equal measure and his use of live action mixed with a wide range of animation styles means that his execution is invariably as compelling as his deeply unsettling narratives.

Watch the Trailer for Johnno’s Dead here. 

Richard Swarbrick set to own Euro 2016 with BetVictor

Richard Swarbrick’s Euro16 campaign for BetVictor has broken across the UK. The first commercial, conceived at agency Mr President promotes the Million
Pound Goal competition and a whole raft of further, beautifully crafted films will be unleashed between now and the end of the tournament.


Joon Brandt Signs to Hotspur and Argyle

We are very excited to announce the addition of Joon Brandt to the Hotspur & Argyle roster. Joon brings an extraordinary devotion to detail and a technical prowess that produces distinctive imagery of the very rarest calibre in the beauty category. Among the clients he is already wowing are Coca-Cola, Mango, Universal, Sony BMG, Max Factor, Isadora and Manhattan Cosmetics.

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Theo Delaney’s Love Letter To British Tennis

Theo Delaney returns to documentary with this short portrait of the remarkable Margaret Winnett of Andover Tennis Club. Commissioned by the Lawn Tennis Association to promote its annual volunteer awards, the film conveys the heartwarming community spirit that is engendered by the volunteer culture that permeates sport the length and breadth of the country.

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Motor-Meister Emir Haveric Joins Hotspur & Argyle

Eminent car shooter Emir Haveric has joined Hotspur & Argyle. Emir was already one of the most sought after car photographers in the world before his unerring instinct for lighting, colour and composition led him, inevitably, to the moving image. He is already a favourite director of major car manufacturers thanks to stunning films for the likes of BMW and Volkswagen.

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