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

Playlist: Luga Podesta
30th Jun

Playlist:LugaPodesta

We caught up with London Alley founder Luga Podesta, here we talk about Web3 obsession, how the industry has changed and his college baseball dreams...

21st Jun
On My Radar: Anthony Dickenson

On My Radar: Anthony Dickenson

Anthony Dickenson, director at 1stAveMachine, reveals the commercials, movies and TV shows that are riding high on his creative radar.

17th Jun YDA WEEK 2022
Six Things About... Jenn Nkiru

Six Things About... Jenn Nkiru

In the last of our YDA Six Things About... series, we hear from artist and director Jenn Nkiru about her approach to directing and the things that inspire her.

17th Jun CANNES CONTENDERS 2022
Cannes Contenders: Billboard special

Cannes Contenders: Billboard special

We move away from the screen and onto the streets in our final Cannes Contenders piece as Grand Visual CCO Dan Dawson and Creative Director Hugh Todd, hosts of the Behind the Billboard podcast, chose their five favourite OOH campaigns from across the globe.

17th Jun CANNES CONTENDERS 2022
Cannes Contenders: UK

Cannes Contenders: UK

Nate Woodhead, Deputy ECD at Virtue London, goes flipping crazy for B&Q, and sheds some light on why one of Samsung's campaigns is so good, as he picks his Cannes Contenders.

16th Jun CANNES CONTENDERS 2022
Cannes Contenders: USA

Cannes Contenders: USA

Orchard CCO David Kolbusz and ECD Jimm Lasser look to the campaigns that should win a Lion, rather than those that are a shoo-in.

16th Jun YDA WEEK 2022
Six Things About... Adam Berg

Six Things About... Adam Berg

The penultimate director to face our six questions is Smuggler's Adam Berg, who talks about the challenges of directing his new Netflix film, Black Crab, the inspirational Blade Runner and the making of Philips Carousel.

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.

16th Jun CANNES CONTENDERS 2022
Cannes Contenders: France

Cannes Contenders: France

Arnaud Assouline and Benjamin Le Breton, Creative Directors at BETC Paris, pick the finest French offerings that could win big on the Croisette next week.

16th Jun
Playlist: Justin Morris

Playlist: Justin Morris

We spoke to Sonic Union's Music Supervisor Justin Morris about some cracking music videos, composer influences and signing in Puccini's Tosca...

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15th Jun CANNES CONTENDERS 2022
Cannes Contenders: UK

Cannes Contenders: UK

Josie Juneau, Partner and Head of New Business at Rattling Stick and Superprime UK, picks the pieces of UK work she believes have a licence to kill off the competition in Cannes.

15th Jun YDA WEEK 2022
Six Things About... Martin Werner

Six Things About... Martin Werner

Director and Bacon Films Co-Founder Martin Werner talks about how Spike Jonze inspires him, the difficulties in attempting not to be labelled, and why having very little money can be creatively stimulating.

15th Jun CANNES CONTENDERS 2022
Cannes Contenders: UK

Cannes Contenders: UK

Sara Soares and Maria Leiria, Creative Directors at Wunderman Thompson London, choose some of the best work they think could win in Cannes next week, focussing in on waste, both in terms of litter and lives.