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

On My Radar: Mark Pinheiro
4th Oct

OnMyRadar:MarkPinheiro

Mark Pinheiro, Visual Effects Supervisor at Absolute London, gives some love to a TV show that often attracts derisions, a football tournament that welcomed back the world, and a piece of tech that helps with 'Wacom shoulder'.

22nd Sep
Playlist: Marty McMullan

Playlist: Marty McMullan

We hear from Marty McMullan Senior Colorist at Freefolk about playing a gig at SXSW, fast production turnovers and getting into VR.

20th Sep
On My Radar: Tiny Bullet

On My Radar: Tiny Bullet

Flipt director Tiny Bullet on why Petite Maman is the 'perfect' film, how gaming helps her directing, and why the house she grew up in meant an advertising career was inevitable.

13th Sep
On My Radar: Anthony Pellino

On My Radar: Anthony Pellino

Alkemy X director Anthony Pellino on the brilliance of practical effects, the need for advertising to be more self-aware, and why his dad is his biggest influence.

12th Sep NEW TALENT FOCUS
Zoë Neary: A Few Of My Favourite Things

Zoë Neary: A Few Of My Favourite Things

The Ruffian director talks us through the folklore, journals and blooming hearts that keep her creativity fresh.

8th Sep
Playlist: Cara Stricker

Playlist: Cara Stricker

We caught up with the Anonymous Content director Cara Stricker who discusses cooking up feasts, LaMDA and getting her NTS radio fix.

7th Sep
Peer Review: Ron Brodie

Peer Review: Ron Brodie

1stAveMachine director Ron Brodie tells us how representation from Spike Lee and Hype Williams made filmcraft seem attainable, and how skating, editing and directing have led to commercials, music videos, TV and Fun With Ron or Don.

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.

6th Sep
On My Radar: Maegan Houang

On My Radar: Maegan Houang

Afterhrs writer/director Maegan Houang talks classic films, standout TV shows and the influence of VHS video stores as she reveals what's on her creative radar.

5th Sep
Francois Lallier: A Few Of My Favourite Things

Francois Lallier: A Few Of My Favourite Things

Ruckus Films' French-Canadian director talks us through his daily essentials, including a best friend with a mighty collar and a some space treasure that might be worth a fortune!

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30th Aug
On My Radar: Jonas Bang

On My Radar: Jonas Bang

new-land director, Jonas Bang, talks about the power of Paweł Pawlikowski's Ida, why change needs a top down approach, and why gut feeling is so important.

25th Aug
Playlist: Charlie Sarsfield

Playlist: Charlie Sarsfield

We speak to Untold Studios director Charlie Sarsfield about stock car driving grandpas, overplaying albums, and losing his iPad...

24th Aug
Peer Review: Tom Krueger

Peer Review: Tom Krueger

Table of Content director/cinematographer Tom Krueger talks us through some of the influences on his varied career, from working with artists like Stevie Wonder, Bruce Springsteen, U2, REM, and David Bowie, to how having a director for a sister can have a profound impact.