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Linda Codega

Linda Codega

Features Editor


Linda is a Features Editor for shots, writing about and reviewing a variety of commercial campaigns and films for the site. They have a particular fondness for animation and clever practical effects.

2nd Jul 2020 Work
Getting something back from Emirates

Getting something back from Emirates

A funny little ad out of Saudi Arabia shows a man who is lost in a world that doesn’t appreciate anything he tries to do.

1st Jul 2020 Work
Pepsi takes a leap of faith

Pepsi takes a leap of faith

A young woman makes an instant love connection as she ends her commute, prompting her to jump across a channel, heart-first.

29th Jun 2020 Insight
How to make justice-oriented branded entertainment

How to make justice-oriented branded entertainment

As corporate social responsibility becomes more of a focus for brands, Alessandro Sciarpelletti, Executive Creative Director of We Are Social, Milan, explains how Lavazza pulled off a documentary about social unrest in Colombia and how brands can move forward with work that is both challenging and political.

29th Jun 2020 Work
Ada’s will to survive, at any cost

Ada’s will to survive, at any cost

This animated short film tells the story of the “female Robinson Crusoe,” Ada Blackjack, as she survives for nearly two years, alone on an island in the Arctic.

26th Jun 2020 Insight
Are music videos branded entertainment?

Are music videos branded entertainment?

From Emil Nava, a frequent music video director and CEO of the creative collective Ammolite Inc., comes an interview about branded videos, pop culture, and what makes an authentic viral moment.

25th Jun 2020 Work
Going One Step Further examines community building

Going One Step Further examines community building

When music icon, Stormzy, visits a young boxer, he and Dante talk frankly about the struggles of growing up in South London, and the power that the boxing community has.

24th Jun 2020 Work
No More tweets, hashtags, or memorials

No More tweets, hashtags, or memorials

A response first to the brutal killing of Ahmaud Arbery, this ad becomes more and more important as the movement for Black lives continues to incite a reckoning across the globe.

24th Jun 2020 Work
Bright Eyes’ watercolor concert

Bright Eyes’ watercolor concert

In the band’s first music video for ten years, Mariana Trench is lovingly crafted and wonderfully illustrated.

23rd Jun 2020 Work
Checkers' one-stop cap shop

Checkers' one-stop cap shop

Running a house can seem like a circus, but Suzelle’s got all the hats, and supplies, she needs to survive in this fantastically designed short ad from 99c.

22nd Jun 2020 Work
Ella Eyre turns into Insta-art

Ella Eyre turns into Insta-art

As the young star sings to the camera, visual effects, digital additions, and parts of Ella’s background and body break in and out of the frame, creating a strangely surreal world.

22nd Jun 2020 Insight
How to make branded entertainment for movies and narrative media

How to make branded entertainment for movies and narrative media

From Daniel Sattelmeyer, Head of Creative and Partner at BARK BARK, comes and in-depth look at how to create branded work that exists alongside movies, television, and big-name cinematic universes.

22nd Jun 2020 Work
Oppo goes south

Oppo goes south

A stunning piece of branded content for Oppo, in collaboration with National Geographic, Uncover Antarctica sets the stage for new models of filmmaking, even in extreme, unforgiving conditions.

Linda Codega

Linda Codega
Features Editor


Linda is a Features Editor for shots, writing about and reviewing a variety of commercial campaigns and films for the site. They have a particular fondness for animation and clever practical effects.

Alongside their work for shots, Linda has a variety of bylines as a writer and short story author. In addition to film, they write about science fiction, fantasy, and story games. 

They currently live in between the mountains and rivers of the Hudson Valley, occasionally dreaming of New York City. 

Odds are you’ll find them talking about Dungeons and Dragons, comic books, queer theory, or sailing.

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