Frank Budgen, British commercial director, Died at 61

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Frank Budgen was born on October 2, 1954, and died on November 2, 2015.

He was a British commercial director and co-founder of Gorgeous Enterprises, a London-based film production company.

Frank was voted as the Directors Guild of America commercial director of the year in 2007.

His notable works include Tag and Mountain.

After taking an art course at Manchester Metropolitan University, Frank found a copy writing job at BBDO, a worldwide advertising agency network.

From there Budgen worked for M&C Saatchi and then for Boase Massimi Pollitt as a copywriter and a creative director.

Frank wrote and directed his first advertisement for John Smith’s Brewery under Boase Massimi Pollitt.

Frank left his creative director post at Boase Massimi Pollitt in 1992 to join the Paul Weiland Film Company.

Under Paul Weiland’s ownership, Budgen shot advertising campaigns for Orange U.K., 95.8 Capital FM, and Holsten Brewery.

In 1997, Frank co-founded Gorgeous Enterprises, an award-winning film production company.

Frank Budgen passed away at age 61 on November 2, 2015.