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Ever wondered what fills the world’s most creative minds?
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On My Radar: Charles Todd
18th Jan

OnMyRadar:CharlesTodd

Scheme Engine director Charles Todd cites the ads the films and the people that have influenced him, as he reveals what's on his creative radar.

11th Jan
On My Radar: Stephen Goalby

On My Radar: Stephen Goalby

Stephen Goalby, Head of Design at Framestore London, reveals a love for 80s cinema and "bitesize, visual inspiration", and is quietly amazed at how much he relies on his computer.

4th Jan
On My Radar: Frans Mernick

On My Radar: Frans Mernick

Groove Guild's Composer and Producer, Frans Mernick, is excited by the growing influence of TikTok, and recently rewatched some classic movies that everyone should see, as he reveals what's on his creative radar.

22nd Dec
Peer Review: Jon Notar

Peer Review: Jon Notar

Groove Guild composer Jon Notar tells us how The Shape Of Water shapes his tastes, how you should always make the most of the recording equipment you have, and that satisfaction comes from creating something new, every day.

21st Dec
On My Radar: Spencer MacDonald

On My Radar: Spencer MacDonald

Spencer MacDonald, director at Avocados and Coconuts, says he's not a big fan of animation but thinks everyone should see this particular animated classic, highlights his love/hate relationship with social media, and reveals the piece of tech that has recently been "life changing".

15th Dec
On Location... Warsaw

On Location... Warsaw

Gosia Zatorska Trojanowska, CEO & Managing Partner at Tango Production in Poland, takes us on a tour of Warsaw as she cites fantastic restaurants, amazing bars, and explains why the city is a bit like a Negroni.

14th Dec
On My Radar: Jai Moseley

On My Radar: Jai Moseley

Stink director Jai Moseley is grateful to certain podcasts for teaching him about directing, admits that he spends a lot of time in the bath, and wishes the industry treated its audience as being smarter.

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.

9th Dec
Playlist: Joe Connor

Playlist: Joe Connor

We chat with Rogue Films director Joe Connor about supporting new voices in the industry, a slew of fantastic videos and the highest official music video ever.

8th Dec
Peer Review: Julie B. Nichols

Peer Review: Julie B. Nichols

The Squeak E. Clean Studios creative director cites Bowie as an ever-evolving influence and tells us how a trip through Second City opened up her career.

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7th Dec
On My Radar: Fiona Jane Burgess

On My Radar: Fiona Jane Burgess

HALAL director Fiona Jane Burgess highlights her likes and dislikes, which include a "brilliantly unexpected" TV show from Luca Guadagnino in the former category, and advertising's toxic work culture in the latter.

1st Dec
Peer Review: Luiz Evandro

Peer Review: Luiz Evandro

Vetor Lab multimedia director Luiz Evandro cites some space-based contemporaries as objects of admiration and explains how Michel Gondry mastered transmedia before the term was even coined.

30th Nov
On My Radar: Ed Kevill-Davies

On My Radar: Ed Kevill-Davies

Ed Kevill-Davies, Animation Director and Motion Designer at Coffee & TV, celebrates seeing a 'blockbuster with brains' and the inspiration of Instagram, as he reveals what's on his creative radar.