Film & TV

Celebrating the craft of filmmaking and creativity on screen

How to document hardship

Images of people facing suffering and financial hardship have often stumbled into ‘poverty porn’ and objectification. Is there a right way for an imagemaker to navigate this kind of work?

Channel 4 ident still

Why the creative industry needs Channel 4

With the UK Government planning to privatise the 40-year-old broadcaster, CR speaks to current and former C4 employees about what makes it special, and the unique role it’s played in pioneering creativity

It's a Sin set design

How set design can make or break a story

Luana Hanson, the award-winning film and TV production designer behind Channel 4’s It’s A Sin, reveals how to build sets that will effortlessly take you to a specific time and place – and how simple missteps can rip viewers out of the world you’ve built