BBH senior producer Glenn Paton has joined Grey London to become the agency’s first head of film.
As head of film Paton is charged with strengthening the agency’s creative output from a production perspective, procuring great directors and unearthing new talent. As well as finding new ways of working to tackle unusual or challenging briefs.
He will work closely with Grey London chairman and CCO Nils Leonard and head of production, to whom he’ll report, Jacqueline Dobrin who called Paton “a huge asset”.
“I’m always on the lookout for the best talent; people who can continually push our craft forward and help me build the best production department in London. Glenn is very highly regarded, he’s done some brilliant work at BBH and he’s fantastically well connected,” said Dorbin of the appointment.
Paton added: “Grey London has really upped the ante creatively over the last couple of years. It’s going to be a really exciting place to work and I look forward to being part of the team.”
Prior to BBH Paton spent time with Lowe and Mother and has worked on adverts for brands including Tango, Weetabix, Robinsons, Yeo Valley, Audi and Lynx. Most recently he produced Waitrose’s Christmas advert and is currently directing his own short film through Academy Films after raising over £20,000 on Kickstarter.