An Interview with Filmmaker and Ethnobotanist Leigh Joseph (Styawat)


Film Ethnobotanist filmmaker INTERVIEW Leigh Joseph storyhive Styawat

The initiative transforming young Londoners into budding filmmakers

Creative Review

In the latest of these schemes, the Mayor’s office teamed up with agencies Wavemaker UK and DCM on LDN Filmmakers, a free, fast-track film course designed to help young Londoners learn the ins and outs of filmmaking.

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The inaugural Nowness Awards celebrates ten filmmakers for their cultural breakthroughs

Its Nice That

The awards, which will be celebrated tonight in London’s Modern Media Gallery at the V&A, were given to artists and filmmakers who not only embody the best of 2019, but have the potential to truly “push culture forward in 2020 and beyond”.

Artists Create Elaborately Detailed Miniature Worlds For Their Snails

Design You Trust

Artists, filmmakers photographers Aleia Murawski and Samuel Copeland create elaborately detailed miniature worlds for their pet snails.

Stormzy’s #Merky Books pop-up features an illustrator workshop and writing clinics

Its Nice That

The Stormzy-curated imprint of Penguin Random House is hosting the three-day event at Shoreditch’s Beats By Dre Residency space, celebrating creativity with talks and workshops by authors, filmmakers, curators, artists and more.

“When you live in a place like Lebanon, you have a mission”: Meet the fearless director Jessy Moussallem

Its Nice That

Here, the poignant filmmaker discusses her deeply human films which provoke both thought and conversation. Features

An Honest Film Language

Communication Arts

Whether it’s for a commercial or a feature, Cole Webley takes a minimalist approach to powerful filmmaking. Article

The Best Courses on Skillshare in 2020

Just Creative

iPhone Filmmaking. Low Budget Filmmaking — Tips and Tricks for an Indie Look. What I love about Skillshare is their short format classes, teaching you valuable skills in a short amount of time! They have thousands of classes in many different categories, as shown below.

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Keith Haring, Belfast, music videos, and AC Milan combined in October’s Nicer Tuesdays

Its Nice That

Full of breadth in terms of creativity and topics, we heard from interior design duo Joana Filipe and James Mason, Irish photographer Enda Bowe, filmmaker Meji Alabi and graphic design powerhouses DixonBaxi.

Why creatives are jumping on TikTok

Creative Review

We speak to an illustrator, a filmmaker and a lettering artist who are making waves on TikTok about what it offers creatively that its competitors don’t already, and their advice for other creatives thinking about getting on the app.

Past Lives in Kodachrome: Anonymous family photographs from the midcentury

Creative Boom

Now we can see a glimpse into that past world thanks to The Anonymous Project , something that began when filmmaker Lee Shulman innocently purchased a set of 35mm Kodachrome slides on eBay, revealing anonymous family photos.

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My Happiest Project: Anna Ginsburg

Creative Review

Here, filmmaker and animator Anna Ginsburg talks to CR about her first self-initiated film, Private Parts. Throughout October, we’re looking at the subject of happiness, and asking creatives to tell us about the projects they’ve most enjoyed working on.

Ridley Scott announces new film production fund for emerging creatives with Outernet Global

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The scheme, called Tomorrow Now, will assist filmmakers to develop and produce new work for soon-to-open London entertainment complex Outernet.

Savanah Leaf’s films explores personal growth and society’s effect on individual experience

Its Nice That

The ex-Olympian talks to us about telling the stories of communities through filmmaking, and her upcoming work The Heart Still Hums.

People of Tamba: Dignified portraits of people in Senegal aim to dispel the myths behind migration

Creative Boom

Specially commissioned by the Albers Foundation , it is accompanied by Senegal/Sicily a series of six short documentaries, created in collaboration with filmmaker Alberto Amoretti, each featuring the experiences, dreams and reflections of migrants and their relatives who remained in Senegal.

Cine a la Vista

Identity Designed

I was in charge of the direction, design and animation of the branding, working along with an amazing group of designers and filmmakers.

The Creator Class: On Set With Photographer Tonje Thilesen


canoncreatorlab is a collaborative campaign from TCC and Canon, aimed at empowering the next generation of photographers, filmmakers, and social storytellers through online and offline programming.

Girls in Film is looking to fund a female-made short film

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The organisation will grant £5,000 cash to a female-identifying filmmaker answering the question, “what does female strength mean to you?”.

Moments of Isolation and Belonging Explored in Surreal Composite Photographs by May Parlar


All images © May Parlar, shared with permission of the artist. Photographer May Parlar punctuates open landscapes with colorful elements like masses of balloons and accessories separated from human wearers.

An ASMR-inspired film by John Bentham that looks at the strangely intimate act of eating

Creative Boom

Watching and listening to people, eating food alone, without human interaction, any conversation or distractions conjures in us many emotions and reveals the many layers behind our responses and physical sensations," the London filmmaker tells Creative Boom.

For the Record: Paul Wyatt's documentary on Secret 7" and the people who love making art for vinyl sleeves

Creative Boom

In the long, hot summer of 2018, filmmaker Paul Wyatt met a group of talented creative people brought together by a love of music and art at the Secret 7" charity art exhibition.

Hetain Patel’s personal takes on action movies win £10,000 Jarman Award

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The artist filmmaker, known for work that references Marvel, Tarantino and Bruce Lee films in exploring cultural identity and immigration, has won the prestigious prize in a landmark year marking 25 years since Derek Jarman’s death.

Ali Kurr on making her first porn film and how to get your ideas made

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The London-based filmmaker started out by writing plays around the tender age of four. Unluckily, it was a debut that saw her suspended from school, but more importantly, it sparked a passion for telling stories.

Flipbook Studio's special effects for a Star Wars fan movie that shows where the story began

Creative Boom

I'm not one of those filmmakers that do VFX themselves so handing over some of the most important and ambitious sequences to someone else makes me a little sick thinking about it.

10 Useful Paper Cut-Out Fonts

Designer Daily

The font was designed to look like the ones used in several Hitchcock’s movie posters, and the name is a blend of the filmmaker’s name and the word “cut” 3. Digital design is great, it opens a range of possibilities that were unheard of previously.

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Recent Paintings, Hollywood Boulevard by Gus Van Sant

This is Paper

Admired internationally as a filmmaker, painter, photographer, and musician, Van Sant received his BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence in 1975.

Silent Ballad by Rachel Boillot

This is Paper

Rachel Boillot is a 30 year-old photographer, filmmaker, and educator based in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee, USA.

Northstar Film Alliance by Bond


The Alliance intends to develop and promote themselves as one filmmaking region to international film and TV productions. Opinion by Richard Baird North Star Film Alliance (NSFA) is a joint venture between Estonia, Latvia and Finland.

Photographs that reveal how China's own film industry is now bigger than Hollywood

Creative Boom

Because so many movies and TV dramas share the same backdrops, filmmakers are able to reuse these locations, instantly recognizable to Chinese audiences, over and over.". Ever wondered how photography and movies shape our perceptions of history and truth, reality and make-believe?

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Reviewed: New Logo and Identity for North Star Film Alliance by BOND

Under Consideration / Brand

Established in 2018 and launched earlier this year, North Star Film Alliance (NSFA) is a joint venture between the countries of Estonia, Latvia, and Finland to promote the region as a filmmaking destination. “It’s Not Easy Bein’ Green Screen”.

AMA – Underwater Dance Devoted to All the Women in the World


” The dancer and filmmaker showed stunning choreography, dancing effortlessly and fluidly inside the world’s deepest pool located in Venice, […]. We would like to cover the most fierce and memorable dance of 2018-19 performed underwater by French dancer Julie Gautier.

10 Best Smartphone Lenses for Incredible Photography

Just Creative

Do you fancy yourself as an amateur filmmaker but can’t afford a high-priced camera? Apexel 1.33x Mobile Anamorphic Lens Shot by Filmic App Phone Filmmaking Lens for iPhone, Pixel, ?Universal Moblie anamorphic lens is the holy grail of filmmaking.

Giovanni Hänninen documents the people of Tambacounda through 200 portraits

Its Nice That

The project, currently on show at the Also Known As Africa (AKAA) art and design fair, presents 200 individuals – from doctors to bankers, teachers to farmers – in their environments, and is accompanied by Senegal/Sicily, a series of six short documentaries created in collaboration with filmmaker Alberto Amoretti. Read more.

Steve McQueen billboards showing Year 3 class photos document a childhood milestone

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Part of a mammoth public art project with Artangel, the photo series takes over 613 billboards around London’s 33 boroughs with photos by the Oscar and Turner Prize-winning artist and filmmaker, capturing young Londoners in a universally relatable format.

Major photography exhibition to spark conversations surrounding our understanding of masculinity

Creative Boom

The group show brings together over 300 works by more than 50 pioneering international artists, photographers and filmmakers such as Richard Avedon, Peter Hujar, Isaac Julien, Rotimi Fani-Kayode, Robert Mapplethorpe, Annette Messager and Catherine Opie.

How I Got Here: Trey Edward Shults

Creative Review

The director of the compelling new A24 drama Waves talks to CR about his childhood, the biggest influences on his career, and the hardest part of the filmmaking process.

A Trio of Dancers Brave Icelandic Temperatures in a Stunning New Music Video for Pianist Hania Rani


Directed by Paris-based filmmaker Neels Castillon , F Major begins with Rani and a figure in the distance before turning its focus to three dancers shot in succession.

It was the Future. series by Benjamin Bardou


Benjamin is a filmmaker, art director, visual artist based in Paris, France. You will find lots of rad filmmaking projects and experiments on his Behance , make sure to check it out. It was the Future. series by Benjamin Bardou. AoiroStudio Mar 29, 2020 Day 14 of Confinement.

Alice Saey creates a hypnotic video for Jo Goes Hunting’s latest track

Creative Review

Parisian animator and filmmaker Alice Saey has created a new music video for Jo Goes Hunting, aka Dutch musician Jimmi Jo Hueting. Created for the track Careful, Saey has created a mysterious, fantastical universe full of colour and detail.

Made of Millions is a mental health platform 'for sufferers, by sufferers'

Creative Boom

Artists, filmmakers, doctors and coders have joined forces to launch a new online educational hub that aims to democratise access to quality information around mental health.

Inside “Abstract”

Fonts by Hoefler&Co.

Filmmaking is arduous. This is where filmmaking comes in. Director Brian Oakes wisely kept an eye out for actual challenges — in both the design process and the filmmaking — that might precipitate a welcome change of scene. Filmmaking has a lot of D-I-Y.

Lecture in Progress x Google Hackathon


You could be a designer, coder, writer, interaction designer, UX designer, animator, art director, filmmaker, creative technologist or anything in between.

A New 5-Hour Advertisement Records a Single-Shot Walkthrough of Russia’s Hermitage Museum


This video to me is all about connection through time,” filmmaker Axinya Gog told ArtNet. As travel slows due to the global coronavirus pandemic, a new advertisement released by Apple provides an expansive view of one of St.