Film & TV

Celebrating the craft of filmmaking and creativity on screen

The cultural influence of Spike Lee

The acclaimed filmmaker has dipped his toe into advertising, teaching and even brand-building during his four-decade career. As he releases his first monograph, we look at how he became a pop culture icon

Unravelling VFX’s gender problem

We speak to 3D creative director Daena Lorne about the shocking lack of women working in visual effects, how she managed to break into the industry and what the solution could be

Remembering Ringan Ledwidge

The highly respected and much loved advertising director, who helmed award-winning work for the Guardian, Audi, Levi’s, Sainsbury’s, and many more, has died aged 50 from cancer

Inside the epic world of Dune

Denis Villeneuve’s adaption of cult sci-fi novel Dune is a masterclass in world-building. We speak to the film’s production designer Patrice Vermette about helping the director bring his intergalactic vision to life

Inside the French Dispatch

Wes Anderson’s star-studded film follows the dramas that unravel in a fictional French city, told from the perspective of expat journalists. We look at how graphic design and illustration brought the movie to life

The art of creating a James Bond title sequence

Daniel Kleinman has been the creative mind behind almost every 007 title sequence since the 90s. He discusses his work on Daniel Craig’s final foray in No Time to Die and how he finds the delicate balance between reinvention and homage

Osbert Parker on the importance of play

Osbert Parker has spent the last 30 years ripping, cutting and dismantling in pursuit of his mixed media moving image work. He tells CR why experimentation – and a certain amount of naïvety – is key to his success

How to make your company more sustainable

Stink Studios has recently examined and reported on its carbon emissions, and is pledging to make changes to how the company works as a result. Here group managing director James Britton explains the process and offers some advice