Garth Jennings has directed many music videos and commercials as one third of the production company Hammer and Tongs. His work includes videos for Blur, Radiohead, Beck, Fatboy Slim and Vampire Weekend. He is the director of two feature films: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005) and Son of Rambow(2007) for which he also wrote the screenplay. He is currently directing Sing, an animated musical comedy for Universal. The Deadly 7 is his first novel.