Film & TV

Celebrating the craft of filmmaking and creativity on screen

Why is 90s cinema overlooked?

BFI Southbank’s new film season celebrates the 90s, which remains one of the most under-appreciated decades in cinematic history – even though it produced some of the most defiant, political films of our time

The Ideas issue: June/July 2019

Our latest issue is dedicated to ideas: how to get them, the brands and creatives that are shaking them up, and the first in a new series on the oral history of big ideas, starting with Skittles’ classic Taste the Rainbow ads

So you want to be a… UX/UI Designer

From websites and apps to wearable tech and VR, Michelle Cortese brings her UX expertise to a wide range of projects. Here she sheds light on the creative possibilities of working as a UX/UI designer

Cannes Lions winners 2019

We take a look at all the Grand Prix winners from this year’s Cannes Lions festival, where Burger King, Nike and the New York Times were the biggest winners

So you want to be a… video editor

Ellie Johnson has edited music videos for some of this decade’s most popular musicians, and her ad work has earned her clients in KFC, Galaxy and Land Rover. We talk to her about what makes a good editor, overcoming biases and whether university is worth it

Creating the weird and wonderful world of Good Omens

Neil Gaiman’s TV adaption of the apocalyptic novel he co-wrote with Terry Pratchett boasts an all-star cast including David Tennant and Michael Sheen – but its delightfully kitsch visual effects are the real star of the show. We speak to VFX studio Milk about bringing them to life

So you want to be a… flower designer

Rebel Rebel is the green-fingered duo behind Beyoncé’s floral headdress for Tyler Mitchell’s debut Vogue cover shoot, as well as the flowers in the final episode of Fleabag. We speak to its founders about why the flower game is worth the long hours and hard graft

So you want to be a… makeup artist

Marie Bruce has worked on campaigns for Kenzo and Prada as well as shoots for Pylot, i-D and Refinery29. We talk to her about learning her craft, starting out in the industry and the demands of the job

The wonderful work of Elliot Dear

Elliot Dear has created brilliantly crafted ads and music videos for Jon Hopkins, John Lewis and the BBC. We talk to the director about his route into filmmaking, coming up with ideas and creating animated worlds