Creative Insight

Analysis of significant creative projects, people and trends

How I got here: Edel Rodriguez

Often referred to by the press as ‘the pre-eminent illustrator of the Trump era’, Edel Rodriguez has given us some of the most provocative magazine covers of our times, and often sets the internet ablaze with his political imagery. Speaking at Design Indaba festival 2018 and in a follow up interview,  Rodriguez told us about his fascinating creative journey.

Department of New Realities

Welcome to the Department of New Realities

Want to ride around Amsterdam at night killing zombies? How about enter the world of a child’s ‘senseless fairytale’, where you can act as protagonist in a trippy, futuristic Alice-in-Wonderland-style story? Or maybe you just want to escape the urban grind and get to a beach? All this is possible in the Department of New Realities.

How I got here: Marina Willer

Marina Willer, Pentagram partner and one of our Creative Leaders 50 talks us through the most significant moments in her life and career to date, as part of our How I Got Here series

Dougal Wilson

Film Week: Dougal Wilson on working with kids

Working with kids can be notoriously tricky. But they can also be filmmaking gold. As part of our film week, to tie in with the Baftas, we talk to advertising director Dougal Wilson about the tricks he uses to get great performances out of children.

How I Got Here: Annie Atkins

In the run-up to this year’s BAFTAs, CR is running a series of features on the craft of filmmaking. Annie Atkins talks us through what it’s like to work as a graphic designer for film, how she found her niche in the industry and the highlights of her career in film

Film Week: So you wanna be in the movies?

In the run-up to this year’s BAFTAs, CR is running a series of features on the craft of filmmaking. Here, screenwriter, actor and director Paul Viragh explains what you need to do in order to get you brilliant idea for a movie onto the screen – warning, it’s not easy…

Darkest Hour

Film Week: How Framestore recreated history in Darkest Hour

Darkest Hour, directed by Joe Wright, is set in 1940, during the early days of Winston Churchill’s first term as Prime Minister. As part of our film week to coincide with the BAFTAs, we talk to Framestore’s Stephane Nazé about how the team brought history to life for the film, from battle scenes to the London dirt and grime.