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Ever wondered what fills the world’s most creative minds?
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On My Radar: Anthony Dickenson
21st Jun

OnMyRadar:AnthonyDickenson

Anthony Dickenson, director at 1stAveMachine, reveals the commercials, movies and TV shows that are riding high on his creative radar.

Six Things About... Jenn Nkiru
17th Jun YDA WEEK 2022

SixThingsAbout...JennNkiru

Cannes Contenders: Billboard special
17th Jun CANNES CONTENDERS 2022

CannesContenders:Billboardspecial

17th Jun CANNES CONTENDERS 2022
Cannes Contenders: UK

Cannes Contenders: UK

Nate Woodhead, Deputy ECD at Virtue London, goes flipping crazy for B&Q, and sheds some light on why one of Samsung's campaigns is so good, as he picks his Cannes Contenders.

16th Jun CANNES CONTENDERS 2022
Cannes Contenders: USA

Cannes Contenders: USA

Orchard CCO David Kolbusz and ECD Jimm Lasser look to the campaigns that should win a Lion, rather than those that are a shoo-in.

16th Jun YDA WEEK 2022
Six Things About... Adam Berg

Six Things About... Adam Berg

The penultimate director to face our six questions is Smuggler's Adam Berg, who talks about the challenges of directing his new Netflix film, Black Crab, the inspirational Blade Runner and the making of Philips Carousel.

16th Jun CANNES CONTENDERS 2022
Cannes Contenders: France

Cannes Contenders: France

Arnaud Assouline and Benjamin Le Breton, Creative Directors at BETC Paris, pick the finest French offerings that could win big on the Croisette next week.

16th Jun
Playlist: Justin Morris

Playlist: Justin Morris

We spoke to Sonic Union's Music Supervisor Justin Morris about some cracking music videos, composer influences and signing in Puccini's Tosca...

15th Jun CANNES CONTENDERS 2022
Cannes Contenders: UK

Cannes Contenders: UK

Josie Juneau, Partner and Head of New Business at Rattling Stick and Superprime UK, picks the pieces of UK work she believes have a licence to kill off the competition in Cannes.

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.

15th Jun YDA WEEK 2022
Six Things About... Martin Werner

Six Things About... Martin Werner

Director and Bacon Films Co-Founder Martin Werner talks about how Spike Jonze inspires him, the difficulties in attempting not to be labelled, and why having very little money can be creatively stimulating.

15th Jun CANNES CONTENDERS 2022
Cannes Contenders: UK

Cannes Contenders: UK

Sara Soares and Maria Leiria, Creative Directors at Wunderman Thompson London, choose some of the best work they think could win in Cannes next week, focussing in on waste, both in terms of litter and lives.

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14th Jun CANNES CONTENDERS 2022
Cannes Contenders: South Africa

Cannes Contenders: South Africa

Janette De Villiers, Founder and EP of Groundglass, chooses the work out of South Africa that might be in with a chance of winning a Lion or two this year.

14th Jun CANNES CONTENDERS 2022
Cannes Contenders: UAE

Cannes Contenders: UAE

André Couto, CD at Serviceplan Middle East, talks us through some potential Lions, from amazing mamas to audio curation.

14th Jun YDA WEEK 2022
Six Thing About... Sara Dunlop

Six Thing About... Sara Dunlop

The Corner Shop director Sara Dunlop talks about inspirations, challenges and filmmaking advice as we continue with our YDA Week interviews.