London-based creative agency Margaret hs expanded its team by adding Sarah Bemand as Film PR Account Director.
She starts the new post on Nov 5 and will work across unit PR, theatrical, film festivals, digital campaigns and social media campaigns.
Bemand had worked for the past five years at Sarah Wilby Creative Publicity, and prior to that worked at the BFI, Artificial Eye and Tartan Films.
John Dunning, Film PR Director at Margaret, said: “I couldn’t be more pleased that Sarah is joining us. She is a cineaste with longstanding relationships with both high profile film press and talent.
“She has a genuine love and knowledge of film together with a strong work ethic, and that’s what we believe in here at Margaret. We relish being able to connect with the material we work on and communicate that to the press. It’s all about knowledge and enthusiasm for us.”
Margaret’s theatrical PR campaigns for early 2013 include Cate Shortland’s Lore with Artificial Eye, Carlos Reygadas’ Post Tenebras Lux with the ICO and Penny Woolcock’s One Mile Away with Britdoc Films.
Margaret’s recent campaigns includes Nintendo’s work with the BFI, plus films The Kid With a Bike, Ping Pong, Swandown and Two Years At Sea. Clients include Secret Cinema, the East End Film Festival, and the London Korean Film Festival.
The agency works across film, visual arts, music, photography, design and fashion.
Margaret was launched in 2007 by Emma Pettit, Katy Louise and Oliver Dixon.