Making Mars: Framestore’s visual effects for The Martian

Following its Oscar-winning work on Alfonso Cuarón’s Gravity, Framestore has created some stunning visual effects for The Martian, Ridley Scott’s adaptation of Andy Weir’s science fiction novel about a botanist stranded on Mars.

Lovers: a new agency from YCN’s Alex Ostrowski

Former YCN Studio director Alex Ostrowski has set up a new creative agency, Lovers. We take a look at some of its recent projects, including visual identities for Blink Art and the Royal Court Theatre, some animated films for NSPCC addressing violence and sexual abuse and a new series of handbooks for The Scouts.

Music Videos of the Month

A giant game of musical chairs, a West Side Story dance-off with motorbikes, and a crazy evangelical preacher? Yep, they’re all right here in our Music Videos of the Month…

Graphic arts documentary Made You Look now touring UK cinemas

Last year, we published a blog post on a Kickstarter campaign to raise money for Made You Look – a new documentary about the UK’s graphic arts scene from Look & Yes. The film is now complete and you can see it at cinemas across the UK from this week until early November

Major brands come together to support WFP World Peace Day ad

Today is the International Day of Peace, with organisations, brands and individuals all over the world pledging their support for the initiative. One of the biggest projects is a film by Noma Bar and TBWA\Chiat\Day NY for the World Food Programme which is jointly supported by some of the world’s major brands