Jeanie Finlay's latest feature, ORION: The Man Who Would Be King, has been waiting in the wings for several years but is now ready to take centre stage as Jeanie and her team reach out to the community with a crowdfunding campaign to help them complete the film. We asked Jeanie to give us an insight into the journey of ORION and her knowledgable perspective on running crowdfunding campaigns.
Inspired by the rhyming reminiscence of British spoken-word artist Talia Randall, 13 Israeli animators came together as the Common Room Animation Project to give her poem Common Room visual life through the interplay of an impressively diverse collection of styles and approaches. We invited Common Room Animation Project member Yael Ozsinay to explain how the […]
The challenge of meeting a tight deadline on an often tighter budget is a working fact many of today’s music video directors manage to excel at time after time, but quite often, where you’ll find their most affecting work is in films which are a continuation of the creative relationship they’ve built up with a […]
Adriano Vessichelli's 'Agent of Chaos' distills the theoretical into a relatable fleeting moment of ‘what if’ as two strangers play out the scenarios which see them both connect and miss their moment. We invited Vessichelli to tells us more.
London based filmmaker Ian Pons Jewell reveals all behind his Naughty Boy video and the 3 other music promos the talented director shot in Bolivia.
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