La La Land, Damien Chazelle’s romantic musical, has picked up rave reviews from critics and is sweeping the board at awards shows. Over six years in the making, the film stays true to Chazelle’s vision as conceived while he was at college at Harvard. We hear from producer Marc Platt and music director Marius de Vries about how it was made.
Film & TV
From set design to scriptwriting: craft and creativity on screen
Oscars 2017 – Winners & NomineesCR interviews the makers
House of MinaLima hosts an exhibition of forty graphic art props created for J.K.Rowling’s new film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. We spoke to Eduardo Lima about designing for the magical world.
MPC picked up the Best Special Visual Effects award at last night’s BAFTAs for its stunning work on The Jungle Book. We talk to Elliot Newman, CG Supervisor on the film, about how it was made.
Hail, Caesar! follows Eddie Mannix (Josh Brolin), a fixer at fictional film studio Capitol Pictures, as he tries to track down missing A List actor Baird Whitlock, played by George Clooney. (Brolin’s character is based on the life of fixer Josh “Eddie” Mannix, who worked for MGM). A film about film-making, it both sends up and celebrates the […]
“If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.” Dalai Lama With so many awards shows around, coming up with another one sounds like a crazy thing to even try and attempt. But the one thing that connects almost all of them is an underlying frustration that many […]
Asif Kapadia is best known for his compelling documentaries about gifted and tragic figures. He received an Oscar and a BAFTA for Amy – a heartbreaking film about the late Amy Winehouse – and another two BAFTAs for his Ayrton Senna biopic, Senna. (The film tells the story of the late Formula One driver, who won the […]
From The Chemical Brothers to Little Dorrit, The Streets to Doctor Who, Adam Smith has had an eclectic and distinctive directing career. As his first feature film, Trespass Against Us, is released, we talk to him about working with Michael Fassbender, making the perfect concert visuals, and the importance of finding projects that speak to you.
In the first of our monthly showcase of outstanding creative campaigns on Facebook and Instagram, we take a look at Lionsgate UK and Create Advertising’s Instagram teasers for Oscar-winning film, La La Land
@ticketsplz is a new online archive of movie ticket stubs from all over the world. Founder Ben Smith hopes is championing these tiny bits of paper and their role in the cinema-going experience
Ryan Hopkinson has created a series of three films on the pioneering work of United Visual Artists for Nowness. Gem Fletcher talks to him about the project
Richard Mosse presents a highly original, and chilling, view of the refugee crisis in his exhibition Incoming, on show at the Barbican Curve gallery in London. We talk to him about the work.
As part of the campaign for Vintage Classics’ Russians series of reissues, students on Kingston University’s animation course were asked to come up with a short film for each book. CR was on the panel to choose a top three – which are featured below
What is it about a workplace that makes it more conducive to creativity? CR is embarking on a brand new project that will aim to look in detail at the effect your working environment has on the work that you do
Branding agency DixonBaxi has created a new visual identity for cable TV channel History, which aims to challenge perceptions of history as dry, dull or academic
From its iPod silhouette campaign onwards, Apple’s advertising has had a strong link to music. We talk to Chris Pattinson, Music Supervisor at TBWA\Media Arts Lab, Apple’s ad agency, about the role that music plays for the brand and why being in its ads can be good for artists and the music industry too
Cristobal Tapia de Veer creates strange and compelling soundtracks for film and television. We spoke to the Chilean born, Montreal-based musician about his work for Channel 4’s Humans, Utopia and National Treasure and feature film The Girl With All The Gifts