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Josh George: A Few Of My Favourite Things
26th Oct

JoshGeorge:AFewOfMyFavouriteThings

Coffee & TV senior 3D artist Josh George talks us through some of the things he keeps around his workspace to keep the creativity flowing, including celebrity letters and meditative portraits.

20th Oct DIVERSITY FOCUS
On My Radar: Munzie Thind

On My Radar: Munzie Thind

GCRS' Sound Designer Munzie Thind cites a perfick comedy and a recent rave retrospective as two of his inspirations and, for our diversity focus, he reveals his experiences of working in the advertising industry in the early 90s.

14th Oct ISOLATION RADIO STATION
One Track Mind: Greg Sweeney

One Track Mind: Greg Sweeney

Greg Sweeney, Music Supervisor at Motive Creative, loves the emotional breadth of one particular album, and the feature performance by Ol' Dirty Bastard on one specific track, as he reveals what's on his Isolation Radio Station playlist.

13th Oct
On My Radar: Beatrice Pegard

On My Radar: Beatrice Pegard

HAMLET's French-Australian director Beatrice Pegard tells us about her love for the madness of Kinski and Herzog, the bonkers brilliance of Karlheinz Stockhausen, and the old school simplicity of a notebook, as she reveals what's on her radar.

12th Oct
Stephen Jess: A Few Of My Favourite Things

Stephen Jess: A Few Of My Favourite Things

The Cut+Run editor talks us through the items that keep him creative, as well as showcasing a collection of photographs captured on New York’s subway system during the pandemic.

8th Oct
Playlist: Calum Macdiarmid

Playlist: Calum Macdiarmid

We spoke to Great Guns director Calum Macdiarmid about the art of the music video, how the industry has changed and an unfortunate sledging incident.

7th Oct ISOLATION RADIO STATION
One Track Mind: Brad Burnside

One Track Mind: Brad Burnside

Vice President of Creative Music & Licensing Strategy at ViacomCBS, Brad Burnside, has a variety of albums to suggest for your WFH pleasure, and likes to get 'interpretive' to a certain Prince track, as he reveals what's on his Isolation Radio Station playlist.

Spotlight

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

5th Oct
Shahana Khan: A Few Of My Favourite Things

Shahana Khan: A Few Of My Favourite Things

ArtClass Director/Creative Director Shahana Khan shows us her studio space, filled with odds and ends that keep her creatively inspired.

30th Sep ISOLATION RADIO STATION
One Track Mind: Michelle Bell

One Track Mind: Michelle Bell

Michelle Bell, Senior Director of Creative Service at Budde Music in LA, cites two guaranteed dancefloor fillers, and a track she thought she hated, but probably loves, as she reveals what's on her Elements Music Isolation Radio Station playlist.

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24th Sep
Playlist: Meji Alabi

Playlist: Meji Alabi

We chat to RSA, Black Dog Films and JM Films director Meji Alabi about his favourite videos, his thoughts on the promo industry and he throws down the gauntlet with a 1-on-1 sporting challenge!

16th Sep
Art of Advertising: Ian Aryeh

Art of Advertising: Ian Aryeh

From Ian Aryeh, of Dark Energy: "All these artists create original and layered work and that is something that should be celebrated. They have all played a role in contributing towards popular culture and influenced how we tell stories."

16th Sep ISOLATION RADIO STATION
One Track Mind: Angela Ramos

One Track Mind: Angela Ramos

Angela Ramos, Creative Licensing, Sync, at Extreme Music, highlights the perfect bops, jams and Wham!'s that have helped her through the last few months as she reveals her Elements Music Isolation Radio Station playlist.