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Through Looking Glass Films, Director David Nutter Enters the US Spot World

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LOS ANGELES, CA, July 18, 2008 - Fresh off the triumphant global launch of the Scarlet HDTV LCD advertising and marketing campaign for LG Electronics USA, Inc. - a collaboration among TBWA, Tequila, and - famed helmer David Nutter has signed with Looking Glass Films. Known for directing some of the most honored and high-profile work in Television, including THE SOPRANOS and ENTOURAGE, Nutter will pursue advertising projects on a worldwide basis via Looking Glass Films, in concert with Great Guns London. Nutter is the Emmy-Award-winning director of HBO's acclaimed mini-series BAND OF BROTHERS, and has the distinction of having all 14 of the Television Pilots he's directed be picked up for series on major networks, and currently has five shows on the air: WITHOUT A TRACE, SMALLVILLE, SUPERNATURAL, TERMINATOR: THE SARAH CONNOR CHRONICLES, and THE MENTALIST (which debuts in Fall 2008). The director has worked hand-in-hand with Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks, Jerry Bruckheimer, James Cameron, McG, and Laura Ziskin, and won a Golden Globe award as one of the chief architects of THE X-FILES, having directed 15 of the program's episodes during the course of its initial three seasons. In addition, he has directed episodes of highly acclaimed dramas ER and THE WEST WING. In 2007, he was nominated for Emmy and DGA awards for THE SOPRANOS, and was nominated for a DGA award in 2008 for his episode of ENTOURAGE. Nutter recently wrapped production on two episodes of HBO's prestigious mini-series THE PACIFIC, Tom Hanks' and Steven Spielberg's follow up to BAND OF BROTHERS. Guterman noted that the success of "Scarlet" makes for an auspicious beginning to Nutter's spotmaking career. "David was already well-established as a versatile talent," she said. "He has now shown tremendous dexterity and facility working within the advertising industry." David Nutter joins a diverse and distinguished Looking Glass Films roster comprised of David Mamet, Alek Keshishian, Alfonso Arau, Jean-Jacques Annaud, Steven Antin, Danny Boyle, Kerry Conran, Chad Einbinder, Renny Harlin, Anjelica Huston, Marc/Andy, Francine McDougall, Marine Panossian, Roman Polanski, Jay Roach, Chris Rock, Mark Simmons, and Cliff Watts.