The MA Creative Advertising tutors got a nice email from one of their teams from last year’s class – Tom Dixon and Jo Griffin. Back in October 2014, they were hired by WCRS in London after having been on placement there for three months. That, in itself was some achievement. But get this – they’re already off to shoot something in Los Angeles next week! Here is Tom’s email…
“Hi Chris & Rob, Rob & Chris,
Just got home to Cambridge for the weekend and found a delivered YCN book. They printed my commendations side by side and I felt a pang of pride and gratitude to having you as tutors.
Jo and I are off to LA (business class!) next Sunday to shoot our first big ad for Candy Crush and I just thought, thank god for Chris and Rob. So thank you very much.
Miss you and Falmouth greatly, hope to see you in the not too distant future! If not before then New Blood (hopefully before).
As Rob Kitchen was heard to mutter, “We must be doing something wrong, Chris – I was in the business 12 years before I got to go to bloody LA!”
Tom and Thomas have worked together on and off since graduating, but have recently taken the plunge and have set up their own studio full time: www.studiothomas.co.uk
“Studio Thomas is a design and digital agency based in London. Led by Creative Directors Thomas Austin and Thomas Coombes and Digital Director James Homer, we create brands, books, environments, websites, digital experiences, packaging and art direction all under one (small) roof.
We listen closely to briefs, challenge them, keep asking questions and work openly and collaboratively to create original and effective solutions based on client needs. We believe in functional and beautiful communication that is rooted in conceptual thinking.”
Congratulations to Felipe Guimaraes, Art Director, and Lambros Charalambous, Copywriter – MA Creative Advertising graduates from the Falmouth Class of 2010 – who have just been promoted to Associate Creative Directors at renowned agency BBH (Bartle Bogle Hegarty).
Felipe met and teamed up with his creative partner Lambros on the MA course at Falmouth. After they completed the course their work was selected by The Talent Business as among the best graduate portfolios of their year, and featured in the annual, prestigious Cream exhibition.
A placement followed at BBH and after a few months they were employed permanently. Felipe and Lambros have won many awards for their work on major brands in the BBH portfolio such as Lynx, Adidas and Weetabix.