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On My Radar: Marc Reisbig
3rd Dec

OnMyRadar:MarcReisbig

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.

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.

14th Nov
Playlist: Sam Spiegel

Playlist: Sam Spiegel

We spoke to the Squeak E Clean Studios Founder Sam Spiegel about his favourite music videos, his Hal Ashby binge watching and his love for the Teenage Engineering OP-1.

12th Nov
On My Radar: Tim Hardy

On My Radar: Tim Hardy

Stitch editor Tim Hardy on the brilliance of recent Amazon work, why everyone should see Silent Running, and the futility of looking for positives Brexit news.

5th Nov
On My Radar: Chris Chard

On My Radar: Chris Chard

Chris Chard is a Founding Partner and Executive Producer of visual content studio Coffee & TV. Here, he explains why he loves Marmite, his work family and the enduring power of He-Man.

4th Nov
​Charlotte Woodhead: A Few Of My Favourite Things

​Charlotte Woodhead: A Few Of My Favourite Things

In the latest dive into creative workspaces, we have a look at freelance producer Charlotte Woodhead's LA pad, where she showcases mementoes from her music video days and a furry stress-reliever called Rigby.

31st Oct
Playlist: Preston Garrett

Playlist: Preston Garrett

We spoke to the Rakish Executive Producer and Partner Preston Garrett about his first music video memories, biggest director/artists inspirations and secret street art history...

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Here are a few of our favourite Favourite Things...

29th Oct
On My Radar: Spiro Razatos

On My Radar: Spiro Razatos

Bullitt director Spiro Razatos has shot work for numerous car brands as well as having worked on an array of features including The Fast and The Furious franchise, Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Venom. He is also a stunt coordinator and performer and here he reveals what's on his creative radar.

28th Oct
The Panics: A Few Of Our Favourite Things

The Panics: A Few Of Our Favourite Things

In honour of its 21st anniversary and dramatic rebranding, we ripped up the one-sheet Favourite Things rulebook and chatted to three members of The Panics' team - Ania Markham, Mischa Rozema and Bruce Bigg - about some of the cool things to be found around the studio.

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22nd Oct
On My Radar: Matthias Lebeer

On My Radar: Matthias Lebeer

Oscar-shortlisted Indy8/Independent director Matthias Lebeer is a fan of film festivals, enjoys focussing with the help of music and would like to see the pitch process go through some revisions.

21st Oct
Aaron Reynolds: A Few Of My Favourite Things

Aaron Reynolds: A Few Of My Favourite Things

The ECD and Partner/Sound Designer in Wave Studios' New York office share shares his love of a quality chocolate, a mic that never leaves his pocket and a sneaky, sharp sword.

17th Oct
Playlist: Pablo Maestres

Playlist: Pablo Maestres

We talked to the Rattling Stick USA director Pablo Maestres about Nismlo 3D cameras, recording VHS tapes, and his fave music videos from over the years...

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