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While Ray Smiling's title is Creative Director at Johannes Leonardo, he has been described as a multi-hyphenate writer, director, hero of the beach, and amateur rap philosopher. In this piece he shares some of his favorite directors, tracks, and trainers.
Chris Marion, Director, Creative and Business Development at BMG Production Music in the US, breaks down his WFH listening list and gets no feeling from the Black Eyed Peas, as he reveals his Elements Music Isolation Radio Station playlist.
Sorcha Shepherd, Managing Director of Caviar London, gets on her bike to explain her new exercise regime, confesses to loving a good whodunit, and can relate to parental lockdown woes, as she reveals what's on her creative radar.
The Knucklehead director's stash of creative goodies includes sweet sentiments from his kids, mad memories from an almost-career and wrestling recollections from a doc seen by The Rock.
We spoke with CZAR Brussels director Martin Scali about classic promos, sounds of nature and his immense cinema knowledge.
Katya Shkrutz, Global Music Strategy at Peloton, loves mismatched instruments and lyrics, has "zero guilt" about a guilty pleasure and just can't get on board with one particular track from Train, as she reveals her Elements Music Isolation Radio Station playlist.
Together with Elements Music, One Track Mind is a collection of playlists created by industry figures from music, advertising and media.
Lee Parker, Executive Creative Director of Promotions at Sky Creative Agency, admits he needs to limit his use of one particular website, reveals he has a one-page pitch for a sequel to a classic 90s movie, and states that Larry is always right.
Ambassadors' head of editing and director shows us his action figures, award shelf and (most importantly) husky pal Kiro.
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Tiffany Persons, Director of Empathy at David & Goliath LA, shares her love for documentaries, her reliance on "the greatest multi-purpose wonder-product in the world", and talks about the difference between inclusion and being included.
Elements Music Partner, Dan Bewick, gets on his bike to Run the Jewels and gets on the dance floor to Avicii as he reveals what's on his Isolation Radio Station playlist.
Park Pictures director Justyna Obasi cites the 'next level convenience' of a certain Apple product, loves a particular 'socially critical and entertaining' TV show, and though recognises advertising's progress with regards diversity, says there's a lot more that can still be done.