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Ever wondered what fills the world’s most creative minds?
Feed your inspiration with our regular columns.

On My Radar: Jack Clough
23rd Apr

OnMyRadar:JackClough

HunkyDory director Jack Clough on the "scarily powerful" Michael Cera commercial, the "perfectly constructed" In Bruges, and a "weird, funny and absolutely shoddy" show he saw in Kent.

18th Apr
Playlist: Jesus Rasines

Playlist: Jesus Rasines

Jesus Rasines Executive Creative Director Ogilvy Madrid speaks on his love of 1970's American literature, Tonex digital amplifier emulator's and Flamenco.

16th Apr
On My Radar: Bounty Banana

On My Radar: Bounty Banana

1stAveMachine directing duo Bounty Banana, aka Steven Briand [right] and Julien Jourdain de Muizon [left], have a lot of time for Megaforce, take life-lessons from YouTube, and wax lyrical about The Bear, as they reveal what's on their creative radar.

15th Apr
Ramiro & Jorge: A Few Of Our Favourite Things

Ramiro & Jorge: A Few Of Our Favourite Things

Ogilvy Madrid creative directors Ramiro Alda and Jorge Calvo take us through the endearingly mirrored items that keep them creatively inspired.

12th Apr
On My Radar: Mary Lou Bunn

On My Radar: Mary Lou Bunn

The Founder and CEO of Flower Shop, Mary Lou Bunn, talks pilates barrels, underdog sports movies and why some of the principles of former boss, André Balazs, still hold true, as she reveals what's on her creative radar.

9th Apr
On My Radar: Nicolas Larrouquère

On My Radar: Nicolas Larrouquère

Final Cut editor Nicolas Larrouquère talks strong stories, Seattle documentaries and surfing video significance as he reveals what's on his creative radar.

8th Apr
Julia Pitch: A Few Of My Favourite Things

Julia Pitch: A Few Of My Favourite Things

Greenpoint Pictures' director/DP takes us on a journey through the lounging ladies, stubby ponies and nudie receptacles that keep her creativity flowing.

Around the world

On Location is a column that gives a boots-on-the-ground look at some amazing cities, brought to you by local production experts.

5th Apr
On My Radar: Max Fisher

On My Radar: Max Fisher

Rogue director Max Fisher gets excited about EE's recent campaign, worries about running out of Sellotape, and explains how working with young offenders set the tone for his output, as he reveals what's on his creative radar.

4th Apr
Playlist: Maya Table

Playlist: Maya Table

We hear from Stept Studios director Maya Table, where she talks Jeezy's Tiny Desk performance, daydream inspirations, and iPhone TV remotes...

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3rd Apr
Peer Review: Naghmeh Pour

Peer Review: Naghmeh Pour

Naghmeh Pour is an Former Director’s Assistant at new–land, who finally launched her directing career this year. Here, she shares her inspirations and influences, from Pálmason to Lanthimos, and Leone Balduzzi.

2nd Apr
On My Radar: Cristina Barbosa

On My Radar: Cristina Barbosa

Cristina Barbosa, Chairwoman of Ogilvy Spain, says that, for her, simple advertising ideas are often the most impactful, admits to being 'a numbers freak', and reveals a love for The Boss, as she tells us what's on her creative radar.

27th Mar SHORT FILM & DOCUMENTARY FOCUS
On My Radar: Ola Adediji

On My Radar: Ola Adediji

Short film maker and Bold off-roster director Ola Adediji on revisiting the internet of the past, an Afro-futuristic masterpiece of a short film, and why an animated series about consciousness sparks conversations about the ethical implications of technological advancement.