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Art of Advertising: Alexander Hammer
5th Aug

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Inspired by singers and directors, Good Company's Alexander Hammer dives into the weird, wonderful, and consistently creative parts of what makes an artist unique, and why passion is paramount when talking about art.

One Track Mind: Ryan Johnson
5th Aug ISOLATION RADIO STATION

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30th Jul
Playlist: Floris Kingma

Playlist: Floris Kingma

We caught up with the CZAR director Floris Kingma aka Blackmetaldeath (his music video alter ego), and talk classic videos, the promo industry and thundermadness!

29th Jul ISOLATION RADIO STATION
One Track Mind: Francesca Harding

One Track Mind: Francesca Harding

Francesca Harding, DJ and Music Co-Ordinator at Mocean, wants more of Less is More and discusses separating the art from the artist as she reveals her Elements Music Isolation Radio Station playlist.

28th Jul
On My Radar: Eliza McNitt

On My Radar: Eliza McNitt

Chromista director Eliza McNitt is struck by some unforgettable ads, relies on coffee to power through, and has had to wean herself off a podcast after it's subject matter came too close to home.

27th Jul
Roxana Nita: A Few Of My Favourite Things

Roxana Nita: A Few Of My Favourite Things

The group creative director at Cheil Centrade Romania talks us through her love of Interpol (the band, not the bureau), her corner of superheroes and her magic drawer of calligraphy supplies.

22nd Jul
Art of Advertising: Lisa Houck

Art of Advertising: Lisa Houck

Executive Producer at Timber, Lisa Houck shares the vibrant, femme-forward, and multi-cultural artistic inspirations that have carried throughout her life and career.

21st Jul
On My Radar: Milana Karaica

On My Radar: Milana Karaica

Milana Karaica, Founder and Creative Executive Producer at NERD Productions, is bewitched by her new kitchen appliance and bowled over by a film she'd not usually consider watching, as she reveals what's on her radar.

Spotlight

Together with Elements Music, One Track Mind is a collection of playlists created by industry figures from music, advertising and media.

16th Jul
Playlist: Dir. Lx

Playlist: Dir. Lx

We chat to the Greatcoat Film's director Dir. Lx about the Bad Boy era, 90s R&B music and trainers.

15th Jul ISOLATION RADIO STATION
One Track Mind: Ryan Kofman

One Track Mind: Ryan Kofman

Ryan Kofman, Senior Director Creative Synch at BMG, misses his 80s pre-game music mix and goes on record with his 'guilty pleasure' track as he reveals his Elements Music Isolation Radio Station playlist.

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14th Jul
On My Radar: Armando Bo

On My Radar: Armando Bo

Rebolucion director Armando Bo on the problem with filmic formulas, the movie everyone should see, and dipping his toe into the world of TV, with El Presidente.

13th Jul
The Chads: A Few Of My Favourite Things

The Chads: A Few Of My Favourite Things

Directing duo The Chads (aka Kiran Koshy and Christian Uka) talk us through the bits and bobs that inspire them still, from a broken camera that brings back memories to a mini pooch with its own instagram.

7th Jul
On My Radar: Matthew Swanson

On My Radar: Matthew Swanson

BOLD director Matthew Swanson champions David Lynch's weather reports, physical iPhone home buttons and Spike Lee's recent short film, as he reveals what's on his creative radar.