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Joel Meadows

Joel Meadows

26th Nov 2021 Talent
Vincent René-Lortie on his YDA win and what the future holds

Vincent René-Lortie on his YDA win and what the future holds

Director Vincent René-Lortie picked up at Gold trophy at this year's Young Director Award for his quietly mesmeric short Sit Still, starring a seven-year-old krump dancer. Here he talks to Joel Meadows about the making of the film and his plans for the future.

19th Nov 2021 Talent
Zornitsa Dimitrova's YDA winning streak

Zornitsa Dimitrova's YDA winning streak

With three YDA golds, in Film School (6 mins and over), Charity and Short Film, plus a Special Jury Prize, Zornitsa Dimitrova's A Dark Moment of Faith took this year's competition by storm. Here she explains the genesis of the project and her plans for the future.

5th Nov 2021 Talent
Sinan Sevinç's YDA gold rush

Sinan Sevinç's YDA gold rush

After a successful year in which he picked up three gold Screen Awards, plus an additional silver, at this year's Young Director Award, Sinan Sevinç discusses how his two brilliant - if very different - entries came about, his move from journalism to filmmaking, and how someone mistaking powdered sugar for real cocaine threw a spanner in the works.

22nd Jan 2021 Insight
Freelancer findings

Freelancer findings

Freelancing has always had a place in the advertising industry, one which has seemingly expanded since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. Joel Meadows talks to some recent and long time freelancers about their reasons for taking the plunge.

25th Oct 2019 Insight
How BMW's The Hire ushered in a new era

How BMW's The Hire ushered in a new era

Nearly 20 years ago a car campaign changed the playing field not just for the automotive sector but for advertising as a whole. Joel Meadows revisits BMW's The Hire to examine the tread marks it has left on the industry.

Joel Meadows

Joel Meadows