Film & TV

Celebrating the craft of filmmaking and creativity on screen

What Would I Change: director Meji Alabi

In the latest in our series of articles asking creatives what they would like to change about their industry, Meji Alabi reflects on making films during a pandemic, finding new ways to shoot music videos, and how the industry can create more opportunities for underrepresented voices

Designing The Luminaries

Eleanor Catton’s bestselling novel, set in New Zealand during the 19th century gold rush, has been reimagined in a six-part drama for BBC and TVNZ. We talk to production designer Felicity Abbott about the joys and challenges of bringing Catton’s epic story to life 

Creative Futures Revisited: David O’Reilly

As part of our 40th birthday celebrations, CR is revisiting the alumni from our Creative Futures scheme, which ran for nearly 30 years. Here, we profile LA-based artist David O’Reilly, an alumnus from Creative Futures’ Class of 2008

Creative Heroes: FKA twigs

As part of our 40th celebrations, we’re honouring some of the artists and creatives we feel are changing the industry today and inspiring new generations. Here, we interview musician FKA twigs, who discusses her journey from humble beginnings to global recognition

40 creative moments that changed culture

No major magazine birthday is complete without a list, so as part of Creative Review’s 40th celebrations, we’ve picked out 40 significant moments from across both high and low culture that we feel have shaped the work that is produced by our audience today

Brand responses

Does the creative sector need to hit reset?

With the creative industries experiencing seismic change, Stuffs founder Sophie Amono, Reset Sessions co-director Hanisha Kotecha, and creative activist Dan Burgess come together to discuss where brands, agencies and creatives can go from here

Is this the end of white perspective?

For most of history, mainstream culture has been dominated by a white perspective, with our view of the world shaped by white eyes. But for the first time that perspective is unravelling, as examined here by Alex Bennett Grant and Mark Lester of Amsterdam-based agency We Are Pi

Who’s Zoomin’ who?

As we grow used to a world of Zoom calls and distanced collaboration, Patrick Burgoyne speculates on what longer-term changes may arise from the lockdown

How I Work: Director of Photography Newton Thomas Sigel

Newton Thomas Sigel has created striking aesthetics for a dizzying array of films, from cult action flick Drive to Spike Lee’s new Vietnam War joint Da 5 Bloods. He tells CR what drives him to work across so many genres, and the importance of the DP-director relationship

The challenges of making TV during coronavirus

From Charlie Brooker’s Antiviral Wipe to the first ever lockdown TV drama, we speak to the people behind some of the most popular shows to emerge during the pandemic about their shared mission to keep the nation entertained

Sony World Photography Awards 2020

Sony World Photography Awards winners 2020

The World Photography Organisation has announced the top spots for the open, youth, student and professional categories, with Pablo Albarenga winning the prestigious Photographer of the Year title for his series on environmental activism