Film & TV

Celebrating the craft of filmmaking and creativity on screen

Grimes wants you to direct her new music video

Creatives twiddling their thumbs in lockdown can now get their hands on the audio stems and video files for Grimes’ single You’ll Miss Me When I’m Not Around – as the musician invites people to make their own versions of the music video

How I Work: Ian Pons Jewell

Director Ian Pons Jewell shares his thoughts on becoming adland’s go-to director for everything weird and wonderful, and why he writes back stories for every single character – yes, including Skittles’ yoghurt boy

Art of Feedback Tanya Livesey

Tanya Livesey on the art of feedback

Giving or receiving feedback can be a daunting prospect. Yet it is vital for creating a working environment that is respectful, confident and productive. Here, leadership coach Tanya Livesey offers some tips and advice on the best way to approach it

The changing face of reality TV

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the launch of Big Brother in the UK, the show that first began our love/hate affair with reality TV. We delve into how the genre has evolved over the past two decades, and where it’s set to go next

Is this the real life? Is this just VFX?

As technology offers the chance to change people’s ages, transform black-and-white footage into colour, and bring actors back from the dead, we explore how this is shaping our perception of history and what it means for actors’ futures

The Truth & Lies issue: February/March 2020

Featuring three specially designed covers by Jimmy Turrell, the latest issue of CR takes a look at how truth and lies are influencing our lives and the creative work that we make, from storytelling in the post-truth era to fact-checking in the age of fake news

James Graham on storytelling, politics and fake news

As playwright James Graham turns his attention to “the most British crime of all time” in his upcoming TV adaption of the infamous Who Wants to be a Millionaire? coughing scandal, CR sits down with him to discuss the challenges of storytelling in the post-truth era