Smashing out animated promos for the likes of Radiohead, Run The Jewels, The Killers and many more, Chris Hopewell's punk rock approach has shaken up the world of stop-motion and given it a Mohican to boot. David Knight meets the Black Dog Films director.
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.
The New Zealand director discusses how his idiosyncrasies have helped propel his career, and why challenging expectations is key.
OK Go frontman, Damian Kulash Jr, talks to David Knight about putting practical considerations aside in favour of the alchemical while also ‘building a structure’ so a little thing like impending fatherhood doesn’t encroach on his happiness.
Currently breaking the internet with his new promo for Childish Gambino's This Is America, we take a look back at director Hiro Murai's rise from viral video-maker to music video auteur.
shots delves into the neon-hued world of directing duo Alex Lee and Kyle Wightman: hallucinatory promos that hover somewhere between dreams and nightmares.
Co-founder of Cloudfactory, Sandrine Huijgen believes in close, early collaboration between brand and creative, which she thinks spells success especially if craft folk are involved from the get go.
When Anna Carpen was made ECD of 18 Feet & Rising in 2015 she was, aged 30, the youngest ECD in London. Here she looks back at "amazing highs, and amazing lows".
We follow the south London director from his amateur animator days to his current role as a CGI-savvy storyteller.
Designer by blood, Texan by birth, global citizen by experience, Rosie Bardales, CCO, BETC London, talks to shots.
shots cover star Abi Leland chooses the music that makes us weep every Christmas. Taken from shots 169.
David Shane on getting the comedy out of the cringe, asocial media, his horseaddiction & surprising Jeff Goldblum.