Cassetteboy have gained fans and millions of YouTube views with their ingenious mash-ups which send up figures including David Cameron, Alan Sugar, and Jamie Oliver. At an event last week, they talked about how they make their work. Clue: it’s very time intensive.
As the artwork for David Bowie’s new album Blackstar – or ★ – emerges on billboards and social media, its designer Jonathan Barnbrook talks us through his latest collaboration with the singer and musician. In an in-depth interview, he considers his approach to creating a visual language for the album and what designing for music means in 2015
Director Richie Johnston shot the feature-length video for Ambient Zone 2: Just Music Café Vol 5 in one take, using a clever technique that creates a hypnotic and absorbing effect.
Directors Emma De Swaef and Marc James Roels create animated shorts with beautifully crafted woollen puppets and sets. We spoke to the pair about the making of their award-winning film Oh Willy!, which has just been released online…
Creative Review’s next Annual, our showcase of the best work of the year, is now open for entries. Selected work will be published in a special double issue of CR in May, as well as on a dedicated section of our site – so your work can be seen by peers, potential clients and the wider creative community.
The VMAs might be more glam, but if you want to find out who has made the most creative music videos in the past year, the UK Music Video Awards is the event to follow. This year’s gala ceremony, held last night at London’s Roundhouse, saw major gongs go to Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna and Flying Lotus, with David Wilson picking up the Best Director award.
Earlier this week, in the shadowy passageways and disused rooms of the old Central St Martins building in Holborn, SHOWstudio founder and fashion photographer Nick Knight curated an unusual Halloween event as part of the Veuve Clicquot Widow Series, launching five new films, shown alongside newly commissioned work from illustrators, filmmakers, fashion designers, performers and other artists
We talk to London-based Italian animator and visual artist Emanuele Kabu about his hand-drawn, stop-motion music videos for the likes of the Helio Sequence and Little Dragon, and the cathartic effect of creating the moving image
Ikea has released a trailer to promote a new series of films created by DreamWorks for the furniture brand. The animated shorts will promote a new series of Ikea toys.
Yes, it’s #BacktotheFuture day and, yes, you may be able to ride through London in an actual DeLorean if you use the Uber app this afternoon