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Mad Cow Films Grows Director Roster and Opens New Content Division

Mad Cow Films, 3 months, 2 weeks ago

London-based production company welcomes directors Justin Hackney and Greg Bray and gives Freddie Haines the reins over new content division

Mad Cow Films Grows Director Roster and Opens New Content Division

Award-winning production company and creative content agency, Mad Cow Films, has bolstered its director roster with two high profile signings. What's more, the business has also created a brand new content division to spearhead further projects with well-known clients.

Mad Cow directors range from fresh new talent through to established multi-award winning names. In the last few years their work has been recognised by the BTAA's, Sundance, Kinsale, Cannes Lions, Clios and the LIA's.

Mad Cow Films have also launched a brand new website that can be viewed here: 

Greg Bray

Mad Cow Films has welcomed prolific director Greg Bray who joins them for UK representation.  With a background as a creative for agencies such as DDB, BBDO & Lowe Worldwide, he brings an innate understanding of advertising that lets the characters and storyline in his films shine through. His spots have garnered awards at the ADC & Cannes Lions.  Recent clients include VW, Skittles, Sony, Wrigleys & Emirates.

Justin Hackney

Mad Cow Films has also signed Justin Hackney for worldwide representation. A passionate and multi-awarded documentary maker, Justin has burst onto the commercials scene in recent months with a film for retail giants Next “Nightowls”,  a VR project for Shelter & an emotional online film for Freestyle Libre about a revolutionary device for diabetics. This is in addition to his critically acclaimed short documentary “Thick Skin” that hoovered up awards in 2015 including the prestigious Best Documentary Award at the Royal Television Society Awards.

Mad Cow’s new Content Division opens for business

Mad Cow Films has also officially launched its content division, headed up by Freddie Haines. 

Encompassing everything from online films to VR, Mad Cow Content has already been incredibly busy in the first half of the year, lensing projects for Shelter, Abbots Healthcare, Nyetimber, Liz Earle Beauty, Mirabeau Wines & X-Blades Drone Racing team.  This is in addition to previous work for clients such as DFT, Met Police, Visa, Dove & The Times.

Haines says: “We can offer nimble, cost effective solutions for advertisers with the team able to offer everything from initial concept, through execution to delivery from a wide-ranging base of talent – and that makes it a very exciting prospect for me”.