Director Ornette Spenceley becomes the newest member of the Darling family!

Multi award-winning director Ornette Spenceley signs to Darling Films for UK and European commercial representation.

Ornette is best known for his ability to extract natural and heartfelt performances from his cast, regardless of age or experience in front of the camera.

The short film and commercials filmmaker has directed over 200 ads for clients in the UK, US, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada, for brands such as Kellogg’s, KFC, Target, NFL, Danone, Sainsbury’s, and Tesco.

Ornette’s award-winning online commercial ‘Snuggling Bunnies’ for hotel chain Ibis, featuring music by Richard Hawley, was viewed over 10 million times upon launching and was voted cutest ad of the year by The Mail Online.

"Having followed Ornette’s work for years I was delighted when the opportunity arose to sign him. He perfectly captures human emotion and the craft of storytelling. Plus he’s a really lovely chap with a great reputation in the industry," says Clare Timms, joint MD at Darling Films.

Ornette said: “Teaming up with Darling and Ridley Scott Creative Group is going to be an exciting venture. Clare Timms and the team at Darling have an unparalleled knowledge of the UK industry with all the added creative opportunities across the global Creative Group network."