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On My Radar: Rodrigo Saavedra
21st Jan

OnMyRadar:RodrigoSaavedra

Landia's Rodrigo Saavedra admires Lacoste, depends on Apple and celebrates the rise and rise of Mexican directing talent as he reveals what's on his creative radar.

9th Jan
Playlist: Elliot Simpson

Playlist: Elliot Simpson

We speak to Park Village director/photographer Elliot Simpson about music videos, his big inspirations and his secret desire to become a DJ!

7th Jan
On My Radar: Neil Gorringe

On My Radar: Neil Gorringe

Rogue director Neil Gorringe reveals the film everyone should see (if they haven't already), the TV show he can't get enough of, and the character he spent time having to dress as.

17th Dec
On My Radar: Jean-François Sacco

On My Radar: Jean-François Sacco

Jean-François Sacco is Co-Founder of Rosapark and, in the final Radar of 2019, he reveals his favourite recent campaign, the best film he's seen all year, and why Raymond Loewy is the person who has most influenced him.

16th Dec
Rüdiger Kaltenhäuser: A Few Of My Favourite Things

Rüdiger Kaltenhäuser: A Few Of My Favourite Things

We dive into the workspace of Glassworks Amsterdam’s Head of 3D and find some iconic Manga, fabulous flower-holders and a games console that lasts a lifetime.

12th Dec
Playlist: Ron Sudul

Playlist: Ron Sudul

We spoke to Nice Shoes' Ron Sudul about his favourite music videos, his current music rotation and his secret passion.

10th Dec
On My Radar: Luke Snellin

On My Radar: Luke Snellin

2AM director Luke Snellin reveals the product he couldn't live without, the film everyone should see and the TV show he managed to get into the second time around.

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9th Dec
Thibaut Grevet: A Few Of My Favourite Things

Thibaut Grevet: A Few Of My Favourite Things

After a brief hiatus, we return to sifting through the essential bits and bobs creative folk keep around them to maintain their inspiration. This week, Knucklehead's Thibaut Grevet talks us through some iconic magazines, a dancing mermaid and a cheeky dose of Supertramp.

3rd Dec
On My Radar: Marc Reisbig

On My Radar: Marc Reisbig

1stAveMachine director Marc Reisbig on the joys of rediscovering radio, the impossibility of choosing a favourite film and the frustration of having to produce so many versions.

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28th Nov
Playlist: Vedran Rupic

Playlist: Vedran Rupic

We chat to the Bacon director Vedran Rupic about awesome music videos, wanting to work with Eric Wareheim and other sources of inspiration...

26th Nov
On My Radar: Joel Kefali

On My Radar: Joel Kefali

Rattling Stick director Joel Kefali warns that Watership Down is not for kids, loves revisiting Peanuts and hankers after more weirdness in advertising.

19th Nov
On My Radar: Sam Taylor-Johnson

On My Radar: Sam Taylor-Johnson

Superprime's Sam Taylor-Johnson, director of work for brands such as Givenchy and H&M, as well as features including Nowhere Boy and Fifty Shades of Grey, reveals what's on her creative radar.

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