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Ever wondered what fills the world’s most creative minds?
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On My Radar: John Treacy
21st May

OnMyRadar:JohnTreacy

The ECD of Proximity Worldwide London admires some uncommon work for TV, is easily pushed into buying kicks and regrets the generalisation of the industry.

14th May
On My Radar: Raphael Leopold

On My Radar: Raphael Leopold

The Founder and Executive Producer of Rodeo Show admires Microsoft, can always watch Seinfeld and can't do without his Air Pods.

13th May
Marcus Armitage: A Few Of My Favourite Things

Marcus Armitage: A Few Of My Favourite Things

The Studio AKA filmmaker talks us through making tunes on his stylophone and gleaning inspiration from a gnome's backside.

7th May
On My Radar: David Horowitz

On My Radar: David Horowitz

The Mekanism creative director/director on the positives of being a shut-in, the best 18-episodes of TV and why we should be more aware of neuroscience.

2nd May
Playlist: Taz Tron Delix

Playlist: Taz Tron Delix

We chat to the COMPULSORY director about the OG's of the directing game, inspiration from Lynch and his favourite music promos.

30th Apr
On My Radar: Ewan Jones Morris

On My Radar: Ewan Jones Morris

The Friends Electric director on mind-boggling motorcycle animations, why everyone should have seen Fantasia and how there are too many good animated shows to name them all...

29th Apr
Vincent Lammers: A few of my favourite things

Vincent Lammers: A few of my favourite things

The Ambassadors Creative Director and Partner talks us through quirky items from around his workspace, including some top-notch 3D prints, a whole heap of crayons and an intricate miniature living room.

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26th Apr
On My Radar: Marcello Buselli

On My Radar: Marcello Buselli

One fifth of animation-focussed creative studio Device, which is repped by 1stAveMachine, Marcello Buselli [far left] gets animated about a new synth, a mind-blowing Netflix series and a classic of Japanese anime.

25th Apr
The Art of Advertising: Francois Claverie

The Art of Advertising: Francois Claverie

The parents of Francois Claverie, ECD of UltraSuperNew in Tokyo, were children's book illustrators and authors; here he delves into his wealth of illustrative references to choose three artists who've had a big impact on him.

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23rd Apr
My animation hero

My animation hero

From a French cartoon classic to a symposium of animated shorts, animation experts reveal the work, people and events which first inspired them.

23rd Apr
On My Radar: Frankie Swan

On My Radar: Frankie Swan

Picasso Pictures director Frankie Swan would be lost without his laptop, thinks One Punch Man is a knockout show and loves getting lost in The Matrix.

18th Apr
Playlist: Will Hooper

Playlist: Will Hooper

We chat to Blink Productions director Will Hooper about his current musical faves, his father's thoughtful gifts, and who he's desperately seeking a phone call from.

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