Film & TV

Celebrating the craft of filmmaking and creativity on screen

Making The Serpent

Director Tom Shankland discusses the challenges of transporting viewers back in time to the 1970s South East Asia hippie trail, in his chilling new BBC adaption of conman and serial killer Charles Sobhraj’s crimes

Trends of 2020: The year in film and TV

Streaming giants ruled the roost once again in 2020, while many of us also sought comfort in the familiarity of public service broadcasters, in a year where we’ve essentially been forced to stay glued to our sofas

Trends of 2020: A year of remote living

Covid-19 led to our normal lives being upended for most of 2020, with our working lives, and pretty much everything else, moving online. So what did we learn from this virtual existence? And what parts might we keep when the pandemic is done?

The D&AD Annual goes digital

D&AD has launched its first digital-only Annual – a showcase of all the winning work from its 2020 awards. The website is free to view and will prove an invaluable resource for those in the design and ad industries

Introducing director duo The Coyle-Larner Brothers

Ben Coyle-Larner – better known by his musical moniker Loyle Carner – is branching out from rapping to directing with his brother Ryan. Here, the duo discuss their mission to tell stories with humanity at their heart and why working with family cuts out the bullshit

Is the future of TV & film interactive?

While interactive TV shows have been talked about for years, limited examples have actually made it to the screen, in part due to the complexity of creating them. But a new software tool, Stornaway.io, signals how this might get a whole lot simpler

The theatrics of Lucy Prebble

Following the release of her explosive phone-hack series I Hate Suzie, Lucy Prebble talks about her belief that every story benefits from a little drama, and how an ongoing infatuation with tech inspired her to write for video games

ITV: Becoming more than TV

With campaigns such as Britain Get Talking and More Than TV, ITV has redefined its purpose in an ultra-competitive market. We talk to chief marketing officer Rufus Radcliffe about what we need from our public service broadcasters in the modern world