“It’s dark and humorous, with sudden bouts of absurd violence.” As a description of Fargo – both of the original movie by the Coen Brothers and Noah Hawley’s TV version, which now runs to two completed series, with a third recently commissioned – this summation by Jeff Russo, a composer on the show, is pretty […]
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Black Mirror production designer Joel Collins on bringing Charlie Brooker’s dystopian visions to life
Motion graphics and VFX company Painting Practice has worked on Black Mirror since the series started in 2011. We talked to co-founder and the series production designer Joel Collins about bringing Charlie Brooker’s dystopian visions to life on screen
The marketing for the second series of Channel 4’s drama Humans focuses on the product recall of malfunctioning synths, and even lets you chat with a number of them via Facebook Messenger.
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
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.
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
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.
As editor of the website Clothes on Film, Christopher Laverty brings a sharp eye to the history of costume design in cinema and television. In his new book for publishers Laurence King, Laverty examines the work that fashion designers have created for film since the 1930s up to the present day. We spoke to him about this fascinating area of film production, which is vital to both narrative and character development alike
Photographer Harley Weir has created a series of portraits and short films for Chanel and i-D celebrating the work of five creative women – from a beat poet to a dancer, a sound artist, a photographer and an actress