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From Junior Creatives to ECDs, delve into career highlights (and lowlights) in our in-depth profiles.

Production

The people who make the spots you love, covering all aspects of production, post and sound.

2nd Apr Production
Sean Baker is Superprime

Sean Baker is Superprime

The Florida Project and Tangerine director, recently signed with Superprime, chats to us about his career and future projects.

27th Mar Production
Mike Maguire takes a bite out of comedy

Mike Maguire takes a bite out of comedy

Former creative and previously one half of a successful directing duo, Mike Maguire is now a high-flying directorial king of comedy in his own right. Here he talks about his work, inspirations and why he owes everything in his life to advertising.

26th Mar Production
Editor Saam Hodivala cuts to the comedy chase

Editor Saam Hodivala cuts to the comedy chase

The Work Editorial editor on cutting for comedy and fostering a funny partnership with Jeff Low.

20th Mar Production
Ben Gregor's funny bones

Ben Gregor's funny bones

Director Ben Gregor, left, with comedian and actor Greg Davies, has been at the heart of humour his entire career, whether through short films, commercials, TV shows or features. Here he discusses comedy, confidence and knowing when something is funny enough.

13th Mar Production
On Reflection: Bryan Buckley hits the (Orange Gold) spot

On Reflection: Bryan Buckley hits the (Orange Gold) spot

As part of our Comedy Special, shots hauls the Hungry Man director back into the boardroom to discuss the evergreen wit of his award-winning Orange campaign.

8th Mar Production
Becky Martin on funny bones, female directors and formulas for LOLs

Becky Martin on funny bones, female directors and formulas for LOLs

The award-winning director behind Peep Show, Veep and the British Airways Safety Film series chats to Carol Cooper as part of our Comedy Focus.

Spotlight

We chat to some of the unsung heroes of commercial production

4th Mar Production
Breaking comedic boundaries with Hamish Rothwell

Breaking comedic boundaries with Hamish Rothwell

The New Zealand director discusses how his idiosyncrasies have helped propel his career, and why challenging expectations is key.

4th Dec Production
Davud Karbassioun on having the best job in the world

Davud Karbassioun on having the best job in the world

The Pulse Films president tells shots about the power of dreams and the importance of backing the right heroes.

2nd Aug Agency
Cindy Gallop: The (Un)Caped Crusader

Cindy Gallop: The (Un)Caped Crusader

The self-dubbed 'gender avenger' reveals the women who have inspired her mission.

31st Jul Production
Standing the test of time: Smith & Foulkes

Standing the test of time: Smith & Foulkes

The Nexus directing duo tell shots how access to new tech means we are ushering in a new dawn of animation heroes.

25th Jul Production
Production Designer David Mark Lee discusses spinning trains & Spanish galleons

Production Designer David Mark Lee discusses spinning trains & Spanish galleons

From filling spinning train carriages with 200,000 Post-It notes to wrangling sheep into plastic suits, production designer David Mark Lee is always up for a challenge.

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