Film & TV

From set design to scriptwriting: craft and creativity on screen

How to get your work noticed

Whether you’re a photographer, illustrator, director or aspiring artist, we’ve gathered some advice on organising your website, updating your Instagram feed and making sure your work gets noticed

An A-Z checklist for 2018

From reading more books to unsubscribing, CR columnist Daniel Benneworth-Gray presents a checklist to prepare you for the year ahead – as part of our New Year New You series of articles on how to kickstart your work life and creativity in 2018

Designing graphics for BBC News

James Mobbs creates graphics for BBC News, Newsbeat and Newsround. We asked him what it’s like and how he uses design and illustration to explain complex news events to viewers of all ages

The gif & the art of storytelling

From low comedy to high art, the humble gif has become a powerful storytelling device. Emily Gosling meets Adam Leibsohn, Chief Operating Officer of Giphy, the search engine powering a new medium

Frankenstein: Making of a Modern Myth

In his new book, Christopher Frayling examines how Mary Shelley’s novel of 1818 brought about one of the most enduring characters in literature and film – and created a visual language all its own

Crafting a journey through Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory

My Golden Ticket, the new book from children’s publisher Wonderbly, takes young readers on a tour through Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory – and is a brilliant example of personalised storytelling using algorithms and one huge InDesign file. In 1964, Roald Dahl created one of the most bonkers and memorable children’s book settings of all time. […]

Stranger Things teams up with Topshop for Hallowe’en

Topshop’s flagship store in London has been given a Stranger Things-inspired makeover for Hallowe’en. Visit before October 31 and you can step inside Joyce’s living room, test your telekinetic powers in the Hawkins Laboratory or shop an exclusive Stranger Things collection…

Blade Runner 2049: back in the world

In the Blade Runner sequel, filmgoers are put straight into a world where even technology has had to fight for survival. We talk to Territory Studio about creating screen graphics & on-set assets that shaped the look of this unique film