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Free event: Shop Talk with David Reviews

Free event: Shop Talk with David Reviews

Posted on: August 23, 2023

Welcome to Shop Talk, a gathering of the creative and curious where we’ll be exploring the life of the modern TV commercials director and get under the skin of some of today’s greatest advertising, in partnership with David Reviews.

At the heart of this event is a panel of award-winning directors. Visionaries, luminaries…call them what you will, they’ll be discussing the ads that have inspired them, their own latest work, and the art of weaving emotion into every frame. Confirmed so far are:

  • Rogue’s Max Fisher, director of ‘The Last Photo’ for CALM which picked up the Film Grand Prix at this year’s Cannes Lions Festival - more
  • Biscuit Filmworks’s Rosie May Bird Smith, a British Short Film Award winner whose ‘The Real Self-Checkout’ for Asda won at the British Arrows earlier this year - more
  • Natalie Rae of Object & Animal, who has directed work for a range of brands including Uber, GAP, M&S - more
  • Johnny Hardstaff of Creators Inc, winner of Golds at Cannes Lions, D&AD, The British Arrows and - more

Where: Ham Yard Hotel, 1 Ham Yard, London W1D 7DT

When: Thursday 21st September, 2pm-5pm

What: Panel and Q&A hosted by Jason Stone featuring Max Fisher, Rosie May Bird Smith, Natalie Rae and Johnny Hardstaff; followed by drinks reception

This event is now full. To be added to the waiting list please email

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