Technology

Department of New Realities

Welcome to the Department of New Realities

Want to ride around Amsterdam at night killing zombies? How about enter the world of a child’s ‘senseless fairytale’, where you can act as protagonist in a trippy, futuristic Alice-in-Wonderland-style story? Or maybe you just want to escape the urban grind and get to a beach? All this is possible in the Department of New Realities.

Darkest Hour

How Framestore recreated history in Darkest Hour

Darkest Hour, directed by Joe Wright, is set in 1940, during the early days of Winston Churchill’s first term as Prime Minister. As part of our film week to coincide with the BAFTAs, we talk to Framestore’s Stephane Nazé about how the team brought history to life for the film, from battle scenes to the London dirt and grime.

What (and who) makes a great TED talk?

With TED2018 fast approaching, we talk to TED’s Head of Curation Helen Walters (above) about what makes a great TED Talk, how they find their speakers and why they introduced that famous 18-minute rule

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What tech trends do you need to know about in 2018?

This year, like any other, will undoubtedly have its fair share of tech developments, which will impact on our lives, creativity and work. As part of our New Year New You series of articles with advice on how to kickstart your work life and creativity in 2018, we talk to four industry experts about what the year might bring in terms of technology.

14 ways of looking at 280 characters

I’m not sure what effect it will have, and I doubt Twitter is sure either. But for the time being, here are 14 thoughts, each in fewer than 280 characters. 1. Lots of writers are saying this is terrible for writing. Writing is about editing – insert that quote about ‘Sorry for writing such a […]