Film & TV

Celebrating the craft of filmmaking and creativity on screen

The Fear issue: August/September 2019

Stamped with one of Noma Bar’s trademark double entendre illustrations, our latest issue addresses the subject of fear. Whether it’s how to persuade clients to make the leap into the unknown, or the resurgence of well-crafted horror flicks

How Kyra is rewriting the rules of video

Pitching itself as a TV network for Gen Z, Kyra is the brains behind fashion-focused YouTube shows PAQ and NAYVA. We talk to Creative Director Kaio Grizzelle about writing for real-life content, and finding inspiration everywhere from haute couture to Geordie Shore

How I Write: Steven Knight

The screenwriter is best known for his cult series Peaky Blinders, based on the notorious gang that ran Birmingham when his parents were growing up. As Peaky fans prepare themselves for season five, he tells CR why real-life stories are his biggest source of inspiration

How much bad behaviour is OK?

After watching Fosse/Verdon, a series which explores the creative relationship between Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon, designer Paul Cardwell ponders what, if any, allowances we should make for the notorious ‘creative temperament’

Looking north

With Channel 4 moving its HQ to Leeds next month, Hazel Davis takes a look at the thriving cultural scene in the city, as well as the challenges it faces to attract talent

Why is 90s cinema overlooked?

BFI Southbank’s new film season celebrates the 90s, which remains one of the most under-appreciated decades in cinematic history – even though it produced some of the most defiant, political films of our time

The Ideas issue: June/July 2019

Our latest issue is dedicated to ideas: how to get them, the brands and creatives that are shaking them up, and the first in a new series on the oral history of big ideas, starting with Skittles’ classic Taste the Rainbow ads