David Reviews

 "You're not an artist, Peggy. You solve problems." Don Draper.

Andy Delaney

Director Andy Delaney was once half of Big TV, and in that guise he and his then partner Monty Whitebloom directed some of the most seminal pop videos of all time.

They also made commercials, but Andy is in little doubt about the side of their career that he looks back on with the most pride.

Buckle in for a ride... this is a really fun interview.

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Andy Delaney

Director Andy Delaney was once half of Big TV, and in that guise he and his then partner Monty Whitebloom directed some of the most seminal pop videos of all time.

James Griffiths - TV Midwife

Moxie Pictures's James Griffiths has established himself as the go-to director for TV pilots in Hollywood, and now runs his own company to develop TV shows for Disney.

A Night at the Arrows

Just over a month ago, DAVID editor Jason Stone attended the broadcast of the British Arrows 2021 Awards.

Untold: What Happened Next

Jason Stone of DAVID first visited Untold Studios' Old Street HQ just after the company moved in, so it was with great interest that he returned towards the end of last year to speak to Darren O'Kelly; Rochelle Palmer and Neil Davies to find out how everything is going.

Production Services during Lockdown

David Reviews editor Jason Stone is joined by Radioaktive's Darko Skulsky; TwentyFourSeven's Gordon Mackinnon; and Division Films's Rok Bukovec to discuss the ways their companies have adapted to life under lockdown.

Stacy Wall

Director Stacy Wall was in London for a few days so we grabbed the opportunity to find out why he loves the world of advertising so much.

James Murphy on New Commercial Arts

James Murphy, alongside co-founders Ben Priest and David Golding, built and developed adam&eve - the most successful advertising agency of the 21st Century.

Peter Lydon on TV

Peter Lydon of Independent Films is a director who has divided his time between television and advertising.

Paul Watts on adapting to 2020 and beyond.

in an interview filmed over Zoom, The Quarry's Paul Watts offers his verdict on working through lockdown, and the ways it has changed things.

Gerry Farrell on
Leith and beyond.

Gerry Farrell was the creative director at The Leith Agency when they attracted global attention for their impressive work, and fulfilled a prediction made by John Hegarty that the Edinburgh agency would threaten the domination of their London rivals.

Luke Brookner on 'Grief Encounter'

Director Luke Brookner talks about his start as a director and the film he made for the charity 'Grief Encounter' - a charity which acts on behalf of bereaved children.

Kai Hsiung in conversation with Graham Tyler

MKS's Graham Tyler speaks to Kai Hsiung of RSA about the way her company has coped with the challenges of 2020, with particular focus on the way it has impacted them globally.

Frédéric Planchon

Academy Films director Frédéric Planchon joins us in this Short Cuts film to offer some insights into three incredible pieces of work from his showreel.

Steve Davies in conversation with Graham Tyler

For our latest Short Cuts film, we invited Moore Kingston Smith's Graham Tyler to sit down with Steve Davies of the APA to discuss the current state of play for the UK's production companies.

Rosie Arnold directs!

Rosie Arnold's decision to step away from agency life certainly didn't mean that she was no longer interested in getting stuff made.

Ben Priest
looks back

It's two years since Ben Priest stepped away from advertising, after a decade at the creative helm of adam&eve - arguably the greatest success story the industry has ever known.

Georgi Banks-Davies
on 'I Hate Suzy'

Georgi Banks-Davies is one of the brightest talents working in advertising, and she has strengthened her reputation no end with her astonishing contribution to the hit TV series 'I Hate Suzie'.

Eros Vlahos
on 'Double Tap'

Although he's only 25, Eros Vlahos has already had two very significant careers.

Helen Calcraft
on Navigating 2020

It's been the most difficult year that anyone in the advertising industry can remember and we asked Helen Calcraft to reflect on the lessons of 2020 by asking her what her company Lucky Generals got right and what they got wrong.

Robert De Niro's Waiting

In this short documentary, some of the people who brought Robert De Niro to England to appear in a Warburtons commercial talk about working with the Hollywood great.

Nils Leonard
on Allyship

Nils Leonard gives us his take on allyship in the wake of ITV's support for a Black Lives Matter-themed dance routine on Britain's Got Talent.

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