RSA Films is now representing actor and director Ewan McGregor for commercials globally. McGregor, who won a Golden Globe this year for Best Actor in FX's "Fargo," has directorial credits including feature film "American Pastoral" and the original short film "Bone," part of Time Out's "Tube Tales" series based on the true-life experiences of London Underground passengers. Jules Daly, President, RSA Films, says in a statement: "We have been fans of Ewan's work for quite some time. His expertise in narrative storytelling--also seen in his directorial feature debut "American Pastoral"--makes him a unique and well-rounded directing talent. He's based in Los Angeles now, and we're really looking forward to introducing him to our clients."
The Cavalry Productions is signing director Laurence Dunmore for commercials and digital work in the U.S. Dunmore has worked on spots for brands such as American Express, Dodge, AT&T, ING, Liberty Mutual, Bank of America, BMW, Cadillac, Ford, Mercedes, Dewar's, Jameson, Lexus and Turkish Airlines. His spot for Tullamore Dew, "The Other Wall," won a silver Lion at Cannes and he is also known for directing "The Libertine," a feature film starring Johnny Depp. His luxury brand work includes spots for Diesel, Giorgio Armani and most recently for Hermes.