Wednesday, 1 November 2017


Wanna be making this type of stuff and get paid for it ? Come to the next round of  Watford interviews at West Herts College.. Details from

Ben and Jonny TBWA. Class of 2003.

Spotify NY.  Jeeves Creative Director. Class of 2008.

The Sacred Egg. A.K.A Alex and Ed Class of 2009.

Send in Mikael and Doug. There ought to be Mikael and Doug.
The Class of 2013. Now at BBH and producing cool ads.

George and Lizzie's Superbowl ad for Amazon.  Watford Class of 2014. Now at Lucky Generals.

Ed Redgrave Class of 2010 (With Dave Wrigglesworth) Droga5 London



Mailchimp campaign, directed by The Sacred Egg- Alex Mavor and Ed Kaye class of 2009.

Mark Lewis class of 2009 and his partner Matt took the rainbow out of Skittles for LGBT and five million likes and a clutch of awards followed. Great idea boys.

The mighty Jeeves, class of 2008 has produced great ideas at Fallon UK,  Crispin Porter Colorado, W&K NY and is now working his creative magic working in-house at Spotify.

Maltesers braille poster for World Braille Day by Lucy and Chaz class of 2016.

With no money, no brief and no booked media this is what you can do with determination, belief and good writing. Sara and Ash, class of 2014, now at BBH.

Ben Kay, Watford class of 1996 with this happy ad for Southwark Council. Ben now works in L.A for Medialabs.

Written by Anna Carpen, ECD of 18feet and rising, class of 2009.

 Harvey Nichols written by Ben Stilitz class of 1999.

        M&S Christmas ad written by Alice Burton class of 2012

Rustlers from Dan and Charlene class of 2010, now at Droga5 London.

Two sweet Amazon ads written by Algy Sharman, Watford class of 2006.

 Computers for Africa by Miles Bingham, Watford class of 2006.

 Anne-Sophie Guerin, with partner Jen, for Mother. Class of 2012.

                    Chris Bowsher, Adam and Eve, Class of 2003. 

    Channel 4 Paralympics promo by Rich Biggs and Jolyon White
                                            Class of 2013.

             BBC Olympics promo, Alice Burton, class of 2012.

       Ash and Sara class of 2014 with their first TV ad for BBH.

Ben Stilitz class of 1997. Now at Adam and Eve/DDB. Winner                             of The Grand Prix at Cannes 2016.

 First ad: Tim McNaughton, writer on the BBC Winter Olympics ad,  Watford class of 2004.The boys won a BAFTA for this
Second Olympics ad written by Gustavo and Barnaby, Watford class of 2012 for Y&R.

Gemma Phillips and Mark Slack Watford class of 'a long time ago when my hair was thicker than my morning porridge'.


Jeeves, class of 2003 Equinox gym campaign whilst at W&K NY. Now at Spotify New York.

             From The Lads at Lucky Generals class of 2013.

Three of the last four John Lewis Christmas TV spots were written by ex Watford teams. The 2015 spot was written by Milo Carter, class of 2010 and Sophie Knox class of 2008.

Pete Heyes and Matt Lee class of 1996 with a powerful and uplifting NSPCC ad.

Tango genius by Chas Bayfield and Jim Bolton class of 1996.

A couple of gems for Dr Pepper by Yanny Elliott class of 1997 and Caroline Pay class of 1996. Caroline is now CEO at Headspace California and Yanny is ECD at The And Partnership.

Clarks shoes by Mikael Alcock and Doug Fridlund class of 2013.

                   Tom Hall and Tessie Gaertner class of 2011, 
                      Paddy Power and Turkish Airlines.

                   Miles Bingham's Ribena spot. Class of 2008.

Tom Hall and Tessie Gaertner class of 2011 with their mean tweets campaign for Paddy Power.

  Poo Faces by Ben Mills and Matt Butterfield, class of 2014.

                Taxi Fabrics by Nathalie Gordon class of 2012.

Made in Watford. Written by Chris and Rosanna class of 2015, Creative Directed by Orlando Warner and co- directed by Tim McNaughton, all ex students.

              George and Lizzie, class of 2014. Their first TV ad.

Nikki Lindman 2008 and Toby Brewer 2007. Robinsons. BBH and Harvey Nichols. DDB.

 Promo trailer for WIA by Hannah Ford, class of 2004.

A speculative film written by Oli and Josie at BBH. Class of 2014. 


Doritos by Jez Tribe and Prabs AMV/BBDO.
              Class of 2002.

                Guardian newspaper co written by Mark Lewis 
                                          class of 2007.

Valentines Day Mastercard ad from team Ben Brazier and Johnny Ruthwen. Class of 2006, now at WCRS.

Chloe and Jess class of 2013 with a great TV spot to highlight domestic violence. 

M and S 'Back To School' campaign by Nic and Andy for RKCR/Y&R. Class of 2002.

Levis by Gavin Lester and Antony Goldstein. Class of a long time ago.

  Ben Clapp and Russell Schaller. Class of 2002.

Nike by Big Stu Harkness class of '98.

 Heineken and Reebok.Two cracking ads from Brian Turner and Micky Tudor. Class of 1996. 

'Anti-gay' Russian dolls by Paddy Fraser class of 2008.
Now Creative Director of Crispin Porter Los Angeles.

Ikea by Thom Whittaker and Danielle Noelle. Class of 2008.


Magners cider and VW from team Pete Heyes and Matt Lee, class of 1996.

So Moneysupermarket. So Watford. Most of the Moneysupermarket TV ads at Mother were written by ex Watford students: Richard/Jolyon. Tim McNaughton,Thom/Danielle, Craig/Fernando.

Not all students stay in advertising. 

Keeping Rosy by Steve Reeves Director, class of 1978 and Mike Oughton writer class of 1997.

Some ex students are highly successful authors.

Anti-knife crime campaign by Laurent Simon and Aidan McClure. Class of 2006. 

Chloe Pope and Jess Morris. Class of 2013.

Yanny Elliott, Ex Mother, now Creative Director at Fabula. Class of 1998.

Matt Skolar copywriter on Mattessons Hank Marvin ad.

Mark Slack and Gemma Phillips. Thinkbox ad. Class of 2006.

Caroline Pay's Schweppes press campaign for Mother. Class of 1997.

Myles Bingham's homage to Watford.

Class of 2008.

 Toy Story by Graeme Hall class of 2006.
Graeme is now a creative lead at Google Labs.

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