Hot Spot: Jones+Tino

Formerly creatives working together at F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi and now Stink Sao Paulo directors, Jones + Tino pay homage to iconic photography to commemorate 100 years of the Leica camera.

Searchlight: Philippe Tempelman and Robert Nylund’s Swedish road trip

Social Club directors Robert Nylund and Philippe Tempelman spend a couple of weeks rolling with the punches, kicks and good grace of sports on a road trip around Sweden It was quite a journey criss-crossing Sweden to make this film. Why was it important to actually go to these locations to film these particular athletes? […]

Hot Spot: Factory Fifteen

Kibwe Tavares, winner of all things wonderful at the YDA in Cannes this year – like the Jury Prize, the People’s Vote, and First Prize in web film – teamed up with his Factory Fifteen team and digital production company Nexus to create this video short: The Bug’s “Function / Void”.

Hot Spot: Hiro Murai

The UKMVA nomination shortlist is out and Doomsday Entertainment’s Hiro Murai has clocked up places in the Best Rock / Indie Video with Queens of the Stone Age, Smooth Sailing and Best Urban Video with Childish Gambino, 3005  and Childish Gambino, Sweatpants.  

Searchlight: Mustapha Kseibati

Mustapha Kseibati’s latest short film, Mohammed, is about to hit the festival circuit. We haven’t seen it yet but we have seen his earlier work from beginning to end and loved every frame and every line. We catch up with the recently signed new director to Another Film Company who would love to shoot a […]

Hot Spot: Fons Schiedon

Anything the musician SBTRKT does we usually like – it takes a very cool artist to pick very cool directing talent – and this promo by PostPanic director Fons Schiedon is no exception. Schiedon on working with SBTRKT, ‘SBTRKT is simply one of the most interesting artists I know of. I can try and fail […]

Hot Spot: Bart Timmer

Bart Timmer is a master of brilliant timing and comedic directing as this latest spot for Canal+ Sports shows.

Searchlight: Ivo Sousa & Kwok Fung Lam

There’s more to the the Mill than just a pretty post-production house – there’s a hive of directorial creativity beavering away in their new London premises in Windmill Street. For instance Mill+ directors Ivo Sousa and Kwok Fung Lam talk with us here about their animated film for kids’ eco clothes range The Fableists.  It’s a […]

Hot Spot: Chet Faker

Chet Faker, Gold; Spoon, Do You; Shabaz Palaces, Cake Hiro Murai is having a prolifically creative month with these videos, every one a cracker: and and

Hot Spot: Oliver $ & Jimi Jules – Pushing On

Ian Robertson may have won the top prize for Animation at the YDA 2012 but here he shows up his talent as a live action director with this a stunning new  music video: