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Playlist: Shan Phearon
3rd Dec

Playlist:ShanPhearon

We spoke with Greatcoat Films director Shan Phearon about quality music videos, celluloid GOATS and the future of the music promo industry.

25th Nov ISOLATION RADIO STATION
One Track Mind: Neil Cleary

One Track Mind: Neil Cleary

Music Supervisor at Team One, Neil Cleary's radio show keeps him sane in lockdown and states that, if you feel guilty about music, "you're doing it wrong" as he reveals what's on his Elements Music Isolation Radio Station playlist.

24th Nov
On My Radar: Mathery

On My Radar: Mathery

BRW Filmland and 1stAveMachine's Italian directing duo Mathery [aka Erika Zorzi and Matteo Sangalli] are converts to VR and can't function without coffee, as they reveal what's on their radar.

23rd Nov
Thomas Davis: A Few Of My Favourite Things

Thomas Davis: A Few Of My Favourite Things

Common People Films director Thomas Davis talks us through his skate-flavoured selection of creative influences.

19th Nov
Playlist: Winston Hacking

Playlist: Winston Hacking

We chat to Pulse Films director/animator Winston Hacking about his favourite promos, Korg Volca synths and his educational film archive!

17th Nov
On My Radar: Rami D’Aguiar

On My Radar: Rami D’Aguiar

Rami D’Aguiar, editor at Nomad, takes tech to the next level, wishes he had more time, and reveals he's gin the know when it comes to cocktails.

11th Nov
Art of Advertising: Ray Smiling

Art of Advertising: Ray Smiling

While Ray Smiling's title is Creative Director at Johannes Leonardo, he has been described as a multi-hyphenate writer, director, hero of the beach, and amateur rap philosopher. In this piece he shares some of his favorite directors, tracks, and trainers.

More than a blip

On My Radar is a series that dives into the likes, dislikes, best-ofs, and industry trends that we're paying attention to.

11th Nov ISOLATION RADIO STATION
One Track Mind: Chris Marion

One Track Mind: Chris Marion

Chris Marion, Director, Creative and Business Development at BMG Production Music in the US, breaks down his WFH listening list and gets no feeling from the Black Eyed Peas, as he reveals his Elements Music Isolation Radio Station playlist.

10th Nov
On My Radar: Sorcha Shepherd

On My Radar: Sorcha Shepherd

Sorcha Shepherd, Managing Director of Caviar London, gets on her bike to explain her new exercise regime, confesses to loving a good whodunit, and can relate to parental lockdown woes, as she reveals what's on her creative radar.

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9th Nov
Max Fisher: A Few of My Favourite Things

Max Fisher: A Few of My Favourite Things

The Knucklehead director's stash of creative goodies includes sweet sentiments from his kids, mad memories from an almost-career and wrestling recollections from a doc seen by The Rock.

5th Nov
Playlist: Martin Scali

Playlist: Martin Scali

We spoke with CZAR Brussels director Martin Scali about classic promos, sounds of nature and his immense cinema knowledge.

4th Nov ISOLATION RADIO STATION
One Track Mind: Katya Shkrutz

One Track Mind: Katya Shkrutz

Katya Shkrutz, Global Music Strategy at Peloton, loves mismatched instruments and lyrics, has "zero guilt" about a guilty pleasure and just can't get on board with one particular track from Train, as she reveals her Elements Music Isolation Radio Station playlist.