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On My Radar: Fons Schiedon
20th Apr ANIMATION FOCUS

OnMyRadar:FonsSchiedon

Fons Schiedon, director and animator at Forever, talks animation, avoiding natural selection and the masterpiece that is AKIRA, as he reveals what's on his creative radar.

13th Apr ANIMATION FOCUS
On My Radar: Ruel Smith

On My Radar: Ruel Smith

Stept Studios' Head of Visual Effects & Animation, Ruel Smith, is crazy for cameras, owes a lot to The Lion King, and finds inspiration from a series of Insta-influencers.

12th Apr
Nick Wood: A Few Of My Favourite Things

Nick Wood: A Few Of My Favourite Things

The Syn co-founder (alongside Simon and Yasmin Le Bon) takes us around his nifty Tokyo-based working space.

6th Apr ANIMATION FOCUS
On My Radar: Cris Wiegandt

On My Radar: Cris Wiegandt

Friends Electric animation director Cris Wiegandt has rewatched a lot of films this past year but is impressed with one specific animated opus. She also highlights an animated Netflix comedy that is both layered and hilarious.

1st Apr
Playlist: David Bertram

Playlist: David Bertram

We caught up with Ruffian director David Bertram and chatted about spending hours on Getty Images, cinematic music videos and some favourite tech...

31st Mar
Art of Advertising: Antonio Hardy

Art of Advertising: Antonio Hardy

Executive Producer for Scholar, Antonio Hardy shares the moments of art, nature, and cinema that inspire him.

30th Mar
On My Radar: Rocio Crudo

On My Radar: Rocio Crudo

Rebolucion director Rocio Crudo embraces the power of analogue photography, thinks everyone should see this particular Ethan Hawke film, and professes her love for dairy, as she reveals what's on her radar.

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.

29th Mar
Park Village: A Few Of Our Favourite Things

Park Village: A Few Of Our Favourite Things

Taking us through their working space/studio, Park Village's Adam Booth, Leonie Ellis and brothers Jack and Tom Webb share memories and mementoes of its unique history.

23rd Mar
On My Radar: Brett De Vos

On My Radar: Brett De Vos

NERD director Brett De Vos thinks everyone should have seen this Spielberg classic, cites another filmmaking legend as a huge inspiration, and always carried as spoon... just in case.

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18th Mar
Playlist: Colin Solal Cardo

Playlist: Colin Solal Cardo

We spoke with Frenzy Paris, Friend and Doomsday director Colin Solal Cardo about their favourite music videos, current music choices and the future of the industry.

17th Mar
Art of Advertising: Charlie White

Art of Advertising: Charlie White

Squeak E. Clean Studios' in-house composer and sound designer Charlie White shares some composers that keep him on his toes and the music that inspires him to reach for that next sonic breakthrough.

17th Mar ISOLATION RADIO STATION
One Track Mind: Evangeline Elder

One Track Mind: Evangeline Elder

Evangeline Elder, Partnerships & Sponsorships at EMPIRE, explains how music helped get her through quarantine, and why 'old school music' holds a special place in her heart, as she reveals what's on her Elements Music Isolation Radio Station playlist.