Film & TV

Celebrating the craft of filmmaking and creativity on screen

Inside the VFX boom

The VFX artists behind Disney’s award-winning film The One and Only Ivan talk about tapping into their secret inner thespian and why VFX is in the midst of a golden period

Ode to the cassette: a mixtape of emotions

The cassette tape changed our relationship with music in ways that are still playing out today. Here, MassiveMusic’s Marijn Roozemond reflects on how it opened up our ways of listening to, making, and sharing the songs we love, plus what brands can learn from this

Inside Megacomputeur’s world

French collective MegaComputeur make funny films for grownups. Here, we chat with its three founders about their playful process focused on fun, and their delightfully twisted CGI animations

An oral history of the Old Spice ads

First launched in 2010, Wieden + Kennedy Portland’s shirtless one-shot ads for P&G brand Old Spice turned heads and spawned a cascade of spinoffs. We retrace how the ads were made with the creatives as well as The Man himself, Isaiah Mustafa

Marketing for laughs

With TV comedy experiencing a boom time, channels are in stiff competition to attract viewers. Emily Gosling talks to creatives and marketers from across broadcasting and streaming to find out how they draw in the audiences

The In-House Life: Emma Perkins, Lego

Creatives moving to in-house agencies is a continuing trend in advertising and marketing. Here we hear from Emma Perkins, head of Lego Agency EMEA, about the pros and cons she has found from moving client-side

Is creative education falling behind?

The government has been clear about the importance of the creative industries to the economy, but if it wants to support them, it needs to rethink the increasing lack of support for studying creative subjects, says Kingston University vice-chancellor Steven Spier

Making The Serpent

Director Tom Shankland discusses the challenges of transporting viewers back in time to the 1970s South East Asia hippie trail, in his chilling new BBC adaption of conman and serial killer Charles Sobhraj’s crimes