Jeremy McWilliams

Jeremy McWilliams

Managing Director/Exec Producer at Bang TV, London
London, United Kingdom

Summary

Jeremy is the founder of Bang TV the international production company based in London with offices in New York and Los Angeles.

He started in advertising as a copywriter at JWT, McCanns and Ogilvy and still prizes the value that great creativity can bring to a campaign. Since he started in production he has produced projects around the world for global and local campaigns at many multi-national companies including Great Guns.

He was part of the Radical Media producing team that twice won the Palme D’Or at the Cannes Lions for the world’s best production company. He’s also won awards at British TV Arrows (including a Grand Prix and two Golds), Cannes, D&AD, Eurobest and Spikes as well as international film festivals. Jeremy has been a Judge at the Andy awards for the last 5 years and a lead tutor at the Annual APA Masterclass for the last 12 years.

Jeremy has extensive experience in multi-national commercial campaigns and has worked with many global advertisers like Bridgestone, Coke, Diet Coke, Ford, Heineken, Kellogg’s, Lexus, Mastercard, Nike, P&G, Subaru, Unilever and X-Box.

Languages
  • English - Native
  • French - Pro
  • Greek - Pro
  • Afrikaans - Pro
  • Dutch - Basic

Positions

Managing Director/Exec Producer
London, United Kingdom
June 2007 - Present (10 years 6 months)
Founder/CCO
Top Banana
January 2005 - Present (12 years 11 months)
Online Ideas Factory and Studio
Production Service Facility
Producer
New York, United States
2004 - 2006 (2 years)
MD/Founder
1999 - 2004 (5 years)
Awards:
Grand Prix British TV Advertising 1999 Visions
Gold British TV Advertising 1999 Visions
Gold British TV Advertising 1999 Visions
Best Short Film Prix de Canal + 2001
Best European Film Brest Short Film Festival 2001
D&AD Annual 2001
Cannes Bronze Lion 2002
Runner Up - Palm Springs International 2002
Best Short Film Raindance 2002
Best Short Film Atlanta Film Festival 2003
Best Direction Aspen Film Festival 2003
Producer
New York, United States
August 1997 - November 1999 (2 years 3 months)
Palme D'Or - Cannes Lions - World's Best Production Company 1998
Producer
February 1992 - August 1997 (5 years 6 months)
Producer
Filmbrokers
1990 - 1992 (2 years)
Creative Director
Knights Advertising
1985 - 1989 (4 years)
Senior Copywriter
Ogilvy Mather Rightford Searle-Tripp Makin
1983 - 1985 (2 years)
Senior Copywriter
Fletcher Shelton Delaney
1982 - 1983 (1 year)
Senior Copywriter
McCann Erickson
1981 - 1982 (1 year)
Copywriter
New York, United States
January 1981 - July 1981 (6 months)

Education

BA Clinical Psychology

University of the Witwatersrand

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