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Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021
James McAvoy and Sharon Horgan didn’t know one another before this year. But the two actors got very familiar very quickly thanks to the new film “Together,” a cutting examination of a failing relationship during the pandemic only held together by their 10-year-old son.
Armed with acerbic...
Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020
Director Vaughan Arnell, whose body of work spans high-profile music videos and commercials, has joined Merman’s branded and advertising division in the U.S. and U.K. Merman will handle him globally for commercials. (Arnell continues to be repped for music videos by Marisa Garner Associates,...
Wednesday, Sep. 18, 2019
Global production company Merman has entered into a joint venture partnership with Independent Talent Group (ITG), a talent and literary agency in Europe handling directors, producers writers and actors, to exclusively produce advertising and branded content, with ITG taking an equity stake...
Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018
Besides being the creator of notable shows including Catastrophe (Amazon and U.K.’s Channel 4, co-created with Rob Delaney), Divorce (HBO), and Pulling (BBC, co-created with Dennis Kelly), Sharon Horgan has also brought life to creative business environments that...
Wednesday, Sep. 26, 2018
Merman--the production company founded and run by Sharon Horgan (the Emmy-nominated creator of the Amazon series Catastrophe) and partner/producer Clelia Mountford--has launched Mermade, a digital arm which will specialize in the creation of non-broadcast content of all shapes and sizes...
Monday, Nov. 6, 2017
Merman has added Paul Briganti to its directorial roster. He gains his first career representation for commercials and branded entertainment. Merman will focus on the ad market for Briganti but hopes to also develop long-form projects with him down the road. Briganti is a comedy TV, film and...
Friday, Jun. 2, 2017
Merman--the narrative film and TV company founded by Sharon Horgan (co-creator and star of the Amazon series Catastrophe) and partner/producer Clelia Mountford--has launched a branded entertainment division with offices in Los Angeles, London and New York.
The branded content...
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016
In August 2000, a Time magazine cover story touting singles life displayed Sarah Jessica Parker and her three "Sex and the City" co-stars with the headline: "Who Needs a Husband?"
That question could apply, in spades, to Parker's new HBO comedy, a piercingly honest yet droll...
Thursday, Sep. 22, 2016
The Amazon series Catastrophe has received its share of critical acclaim, among the most notable honors being “Episode 1” earning show creators, co-writers and co-stars Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series.