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6 December 2020

Jason Smith has Presence.

by Syd Briscoe

 
 

Multi-talented director Jason Smith has signed with Presence for cross-continental representation.

Having grown up in a variety of countries and absorbed their diverse cultures along the way, it's no wonder Smith brings a wide range of filmmaking approaches to the table. It's a versatility which has won him much critical acclaim throughout his career, and an asset which Presence seeks to harness as he joins their impressive roster.


In addition to a reel replete with commercials which became cultural touchstones (Cravendale's 'The Cows Want It Back' campaign, for example), Smith has helmed no small number of compelling short films, intriguing documentaries, and attention-grabbing music promos.


I have followed [Smith's] impressive career with admiration. He is a brilliant director and a genuinely nice person to be around.

Danny Fleet, Presence EP and Founder.    

 


It's this tireless work ethic and consistent drive to try new things which grabbed Presence's attention, and founder Danny Fleet knowing Smith's attitude first-hand only sealed the deal.

Fleet says: "Jason is a unique talent. His work encompasses stunning visuals and VFX, properly funny comedy as well as automotive and food. Iíve known him since we were both runners at Limelight and have followed his impressive career with admiration. He is a brilliant director and a genuinely nice person to be around."


The admiration is mutual, as Smith notes: "I see Presence as one of the few London Production companies that is truly boutique, bespoke and committed to doing diverse and creative work. This philosophy is due to Danny, a great guy with an established industry pedigree who I've known for years. I'm excited to join forces with him and become part of the Presence team."

For more information about what Jason Smith gets up to at Presence, contact Danny Fleet at dfleet@presence.team or on 020 7439 3130.


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