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Ever wondered what fills the world’s most creative minds?
Feed your inspiration with our regular columns.

Shreya Chopra: A Few Of My Favourite Things
4th Mar

ShreyaChopra:AFewOfMyFavouriteThings

Stept Studios Creative Director, Shreya Chopra, talks us through the furniture, literature, and horrifying portraiture that keep her inspiration flowing.

22nd Feb
Playlist: Mario Clement

Playlist: Mario Clement

We chat to Chromista director Mario Clement about collaborating with Hildur Guðnadóttir, finding beauty in everyday life, and standing on his hands...

21st Feb
Peer Review: Patric Ryan

Peer Review: Patric Ryan

Repped by Marshall Street Editors, Patric Ryan's editing expertise lie in crafting compelling narratives through nuanced, VFX-heavy spots. With over two decades of experience working with brands from Kia to Heineken, Ryan is also committed to supporting and championing the industry's new talent.

20th Feb
On My Radar: Pip + Lib

On My Radar: Pip + Lib

Caviar directing duo Pip + Lib, talk a villainous Olivia Colman and TikTok's quest for betterment as they reveal what's on their creative radar.

19th Feb
Rachel Klein: A Few of my Favourite Things

Rachel Klein: A Few of my Favourite Things

Dive into the creative world of SLMBR PRTY director, Rachel Klein, as she shares the cherished keepsakes and excessive greenery that maintain her storytelling prowess.

13th Feb
On My Radar: Will Dohrn

On My Radar: Will Dohrn

Love Song director Will Dohrn picks some of the things that are on his creative radar, including a classic UK police show and ProRes-shooting phones.

8th Feb
Playlist: Will Wightman

Playlist: Will Wightman

We hear from the Blinkink director Will Wightman about some superb music promos, 360 camera experiments and stuffed tigers...

Around the world

On Location is a column that gives a boots-on-the-ground look at some amazing cities, brought to you by local production experts.

7th Feb
Peer Review: Lisa Verzilli

Peer Review: Lisa Verzilli

With a strong background in post production, Dessert Before Dinner producer, editor and director Lisa Verzilli employs her passion for people to craft eye-catching, empathetic, human-focussed content. Here, she talks new motherhood, Ms. Rachel, and rejecting the 'hustle' mentality.

6th Feb
On My Radar: Andy Kelemen

On My Radar: Andy Kelemen

Andy Kelemen, producer and director at Dessert Before Dinner, talks niche advertising, twenty-eight dollar hamburgers and the twisted genius of Barry Sonnenfeld, as he reveals what's in his creative radar.

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2nd Feb NEW TALENT
Rebeca Huntt: A Few Of My Favourite Things

Rebeca Huntt: A Few Of My Favourite Things

m ss ng p eces filmmaker Rebeca Huntt gives shots a look through the yogic, blooming and memory-capturing items that fill her Mexico-based creative den.

31st Jan
Peer Review: Molly Gordon

Peer Review: Molly Gordon

Superprime Films director Molly Gordon is a multi-talented storyteller, comedy trailblazer, and actress best known for her roles in The Bear and Booksmart. Here, she talks us through the contemporaries she admires, and explains how acting inspired her switch roles on set.

30th Jan
On My Radar: Dave Damman

On My Radar: Dave Damman

Dave Damman, Chief Creative Officer at BUNTIN, believes advertising should celebrate conviction over attention, while his own attention is given over to a TV show in which art imitates life, and a musician whose music is "more or less a religion".