Bicoastal/London Park Pictures is thrilled to announce the signing of acclaimed British director Tom Tagholm for joint US and UK representation.
Best known for the powerful “Meet The Superhumans," his multi-award winning 2012 commercial for the Paralympic Games on Channel 4, Tom has directed an enjoyably eclectic body of work, first at 4Creative - where he started, and subsequently worked directly with advertising agencies.
Park Pictures co-founder Jackie Kelman Bisbee says, “I can recall only a few times in my career where a director's reel has moved me from laughter to tears (and back again) in just a few beats. Tom is a powerful and poetic storyteller, we're so pleased he's joining Park Pictures.”
Fellow award-winning director & Park Pictures co-founder Lance Acord agrees. “I love watching Tom's work. There’s purity in each film, which leaves a lasting impression. Nothing feels forced or contrived. Tom has an innate ability and great talent for storytelling. He also happens to be an excellent surfer, which never hurts.”
Tagholm has won most major creative awards such as Creative Circle, British Arrows and Cannes Lions, as well as several D&AD pencils, including the coveted black pencil for Superhumans.
“It's no secret that I took my time deciding on the right home,” admits Tom. “I knew when I met Jackie, Lance and Stephen that they had created something quite special at Park Pictures ‐ in the US and over here. I've admired the work of their directors for some time now and I'm very proud to be a part of it.”
Executive Producer Stephen Brierley from Park Pictures London says, “Whether it's Axe’s “Stairs”, Marie Curie’s “Symmetry” or the Paralympics’ “Meet the Superhumans”, Tom’s strength lies in brilliant and unexpected creative thinking combined with the skill to deliver strong performances time and again.”
Tom Tagholm is a proud father, a keen surfer and an enthusiastic ukulele player.
For more information about Tom Tagholm or any of Park Pictures directors, please contact Frankie Singler (Europe Representation), Uncle Lefty (US/East Coast), Virginia Williams (US/West Coast) and Dawn Rao (US/Midwest).