Asia Sweetshop has signed highly-acclaimed Director Liz Murphy (pictured) for global representation.
Murphy’s passion is ‘to make stuff that gives people the feels’. Her work has been recognised around the globe by the likes of Adfest and BADC, and in 2017, Murphy was named in Campaign’s ’10 female directors you should know’ on account of her ability to elicit “stunning, emotional glimpses of life in all its peculiarities.”
With numerous award-winning campaigns under her belt, the Australian-born Director moved to London in 2010 with a focus on creating beautifully shot, emotive and observational films and narrative. As a highly sought-after Director she has worked with brands such as Alpen, Kinder, McDonald’s and The National Trust. Her deeply moving spot ‘Bear’ for the charity Grief Encounter featured in the prestigious APA show in 2014.
Laura Geagea, Managing Director and Executive Producer of Sweetshop China, Asia and MENA will be working closely with Liz and agencies across Asia MENA on script and creative opportunities
Geagea said, “Liz is a real asset to our roster. She has an amazing eye and makes beautiful films filled with warmth and character. I can’t wait to see her bring her magic touch to the Asian market.”
Murphy said, “I have admired Sweetshop since I was a little baby director back in Brisbane making coffee. The passion and enthusiasm of everyone there is inspiring and contagious. I’m really excited to be joining the gang.”
Wilf Sweetland, CEO and Partner of Sweetshop added, “Liz is a wonderful person. Her work demonstrates an emphasis on sublime craft and emotional intelligence throughout her story telling – we’re honoured that someone with her talent has chosen to be represented by us globally.”
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