One thing that all the Directors at Hungry share is their insatiable appetite for commercials work. They’re all extremely passionate about the industry and apart from meeting every single morning to share a cup of coffee (except for Director Kofi Zwana, who ironically prefers orange juice) downstairs from the office, they wouldn’t choose to be anywhere else than on set.
iDidTht: ‘How did you choose your team?’
Gaye: ‘For us it boils down to relationships. Everyone in our team contributes to this collaborative creative synergy that we’re passionate about at Hungry. That synergy makes for better work’.
Jackie: ‘Exactly. Also, Gaye and I don’t have children of our own, so for us our Directors are our family and we’ve been lucky enough to choose them very carefully. They all have unique energies and skills, but all share a love of storytelling and are fiercely intelligent.’
Gaye: ‘Jackie has really made sure that we are a strong core team who really just want to work and have a fabulous time while doing it.’
The two matriarchs literally spoke about their 5 Hungry lions for hours and like real mothers we feared that they might even whip out some baby pictures. Instead, we got a great breakdown of each Director with some kickass work to show off. We also asked Jackie and Gaye, seeing as they are the head of the Hungry household and in charge of budgets, to guess what all their Directors would order as their last meal. Let’s see how they match up with the real answers…