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Former Head of Film at Media Zoo joins Kidderminster-based DRPG

13 July 2021
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Scott Horsfield, the former Head of Film at Media Zoo, has joined Kidderminster headquartered creative communications groupDRPG.  Scott will lead the 40 strong Film Team atDRPG as Head of Film across its sites in London Covent Garden, and the West Midlands.   

With more than 30 years’ experience in film, Scott is an award-winning director and producer with a background in large-scale productions for brand, communications, marketing and sports. Scott has worked across a wide spectrum of content taking in both long and short form for clients in professional services, finance, FMCG, automotive, and retail.   

Highlights of some of his achievements are winning the Grand Prix at both Cannes Corporate and the New York TV and Film Festival whilst at his previous agency. The first time a UK agency held both awards. 

On his appointment Scott said “DRPGhas always been an agency I have watched and admired.  They’ve managed to be an industry leader for over 40 years whilst remaining at the cutting-edge.  Watching how DRPG reacted during the pandemic developing a virtual broadcast business and ensuring its clients and people continued to thrive during lockdown has been pretty awe-inspiring.   I’m so excited to be leading the DRPG Film Team and make even greater content for brands and to learn and continue the spirit of innovation that is the driving force of the agency.” 

Ben Wallace, Director of Media, said: “Scott is a fantastic addition to the DRPG Media Division. We have continued to invest in our Film and Animation team during lockdown.  We have teams in London Covent Garden, and our West Midlands facility where we have three broadcast quality film studios. We have also invested heavily in our infrastructure and equipment which includes new edit suites, a new audio suite and technology and hardware to advance our offering in the field of extended reality.  Our Film and Animation departments now stand 60 strong and we continue to add talent and invest in equipment.  I am really excited to welcome Scott to the DRPG family and look forward to working with him and deliver great quality films for our clients.” 

Nicky Godding is editor of The Business Magazine. Before her journalism career, she worked mainly in public relations moving into writing when she was invited to launch Retail Watch, a publication covering retail and real estate across Europe.

After some years of constant travelling, she tucked away her passport and concentrated on business writing, co-founding a successful regional business magazine. She has interviewed some of the UK’s most successful entrepreneurs who have built multi-million-pound businesses and reported on many science and technology firsts.

She reports on the region’s thriving business economy from start-ups, family businesses and multi-million-pound corporations, to the professionals that support their growth and the institutions that educate the next generation of business leaders.

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