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Tim Cumming

Tim Cumming

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19th Apr 2022 Talent
Ruganzu ‘Riggs' Howard: On the comedy frontline

Ruganzu ‘Riggs' Howard: On the comedy frontline

Ruganzu ‘Rigg’s Howard is busy honing his comedy chops after teaming up with Epoch Films and fellow director Matthew Swanson, both of whom talk to Tim Cumming about the practice and politics of comedy.

25th Mar 2022 Insight
The wings of a Dove; how a brand tackled toxic beauty

The wings of a Dove; how a brand tackled toxic beauty

In a time when authenticity is more important than ever, Tim Cumming talks to the guiding lights behind Dove, the 'actionist' beauty brand whose Campaign for Real Beauty and Self Esteem programme has tackled the more toxic tactics of beauty advertising, reaching millions of women and girls along the way.

2nd Mar 2022 Talent
Angelo Cerisara takes a leap forward

Angelo Cerisara takes a leap forward

The winner of the shots Awards EMEA New Director of the Year 2021, Angelo Cerisara talks to Tim Cumming about how a teen obsession with parkour led to a career behind the camera as a fast-rising star.

12th Jan 2022 Insight
Extended Play

Extended Play

The long-form visual album has a rich history, from the Beatles through to Beyoncé and beyond, into specially curated performance films for lockdown and bespoke live visuals – and a future that looks set to outlast the album itself, writes Tim Cumming

27th Oct 2021 Talent
Mohammad Gorjestani; evening up the odds

Mohammad Gorjestani; evening up the odds

Working out of his own Even/Odd creative studio and production company, Iranian-American director Mohammad Gorjestani uses politics as a fuel for his work and vision, but, Tim Cumming finds out, he doubts if all the present talk of diversity across the industry runs more than skin deep.

22nd Sep 2021 Talent
Studio Birthplace: Delivering us from a plastic planet

Studio Birthplace: Delivering us from a plastic planet

Mixing high-end digital and arresting live-action into their cauldron of creativity, Sil van der Woerd and Jorik Dozy, aka Studio Birthplace, tell Tim Cumming about working on behalf of Mother Earth, and burying Boris Johnson in plastic.

15th Sep 2021 Insight
A climate in crisis: We can’t go on like this

A climate in crisis: We can’t go on like this

How can advertising not only tackle climate change within its own business, but also affect the habits and thinking of the consumers it reaches? Tim Cumming talks to a range of producers and creatives about how sustainability is changing the industry.

8th Sep 2021 Talent
Maceo Frost: Dancing, dynamism and identifying the goosebumps

Maceo Frost: Dancing, dynamism and identifying the goosebumps

When he's not on top of a surfboard Maceo Frost can be found behind a camera. The Swedish director nurtured his love of film by playing with Lego and experimenting with dance and, here, tells Tim Cumming about finding his rhythm and how to conjure goosebumps.

18th Aug 2021 Talent
How Pam Savage and Sick Beats hit the right note

How Pam Savage and Sick Beats hit the right note

Tim Cumming talks to Pam Savage at Area 23 about the double Grand Prix-winning Sick Beats campaign, and those points where science, technology and creativity can meet to change the world.

30th Jul 2021 Talent
Highlighting sport's inbetweeners

Highlighting sport's inbetweeners

Dalia Burde of Avocados & Coconuts talks to Tim Cumming about stepping off sport's "well worn 'champion' path", the future of sports advertising, finding stories in the moments in between the action, and how those stories drive audience engagement.

25th Jun 2021 Talent
Susan Credle: The business end of success

Susan Credle: The business end of success

Titanium jury president Susan Credle talks to Tim Cumming about spotting what’s next for the industry, the importance of the business's bottom line to the top line of creativity, and whether all those awards really matter?

24th Jun 2021 Talent
Rick Brim gets to the heart of advertising

Rick Brim gets to the heart of advertising

Rick Brim is the CCO at adam&eveDDB and is this year's president of the Film Lions jury at Cannes. He talks to Tim Cumming about his career and creative highlights, including a touch of selfishness from Harvey Nichols and spreading the hate with Marmite, and why listening to your heart matters.

Tim Cumming

Tim Cumming
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