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LET'S GET CRAFTY.
5 June 2018

On Wednesday 13th June, David Reviews editor Jason Stone is curating and presenting a special version of his CraftWorks programme called 'Let's Get Crafty'.

It's part of the line-up at the annual Media Production Show at Olympia in Earl's Court and it's free to attend. Get along to their website and register if you'd like to be there.

CraftWorks is all about celebrating talent and that's what we're going to be doing in a special ninety minute show, with a particular focus on animation and VFX.


1. Eon x Gorillaz



Director Noah Harris, Ludo Fealy of nineteen twenty and Stitch's Max Windows will talk about the making of this award-winning film from last year.


2. Neil Stubbings



Director Neil Stubbings of Jelly London in a Q&A about his passion projects.


3. BBC Tapestry



The BBC's World Cup promo has been getting viewers excited about England's inevitably disappointing performance at this year's tournament. BlinkInk and Freefolk will be talking about how they made it.


4. Young Talent



A quartet of talented young women will be talking about their hopes as they start to make their mark in an industry adjusting to the idea of equality. They are directors Charlotte Regan and Dorothy Allen-Pickard; editor Jennifer Tividad; and VFX Artist Kayley Fernandes.


5. Fable fx



Kaj Steveman will be flying over from Sweden to explain why his company decided to build a VFX zoo.

Let's Get Crafty starts at 15.30 but there's loads more to see and do across the two days of the Media Production Show... and - you never know - some of it might be nearly as good as our bit!

Stories

MIKE WARZIN GOES BOLD.

Bold have added to their American contingent by signing director Mike Warzin for UK and European representation.


MEET UNIT9'S NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR.

UNIT9’s Adam Dolman can’t wait for “the adventures that lie ahead” as he settles into his new role as Managing Director.


NOAH HARRIS'S AGILE MOVE.

Noah Harris has joined Agile Films, so we had a chat about it.


IT'S ALL ABOUT TRUTHFUL PERFORMANCE FOR TOMBOY'S JUSTIN CHADWICK.

It's all about truthful performance for Tomboy's Justin Chadwick.


NOVA DANDO LANDS AT RSA FILMS.

Commercial and promo director Nova Dando has joined RSA Films for representation.


HOMESPUN YARNS SCREENING PARTY.

Homespun Yarns have picked Central London nightspot Fabric to host their fifth anniversary shindig on Thursday 18th October.


KICKING UP A STINK ABOUT NEW TALENT.

Stink Films believe they have set a new standard for championing fresh talent as they unveil their latest venture, Stink Rising - a handpicked roster of promising young directors.


ANDREW MYERS JOINS HORNET.

Director and Vimeo Staff Pick magnet Andrew Myers has joined animation studio Hornet for global representation.


DARK ENERGY ENLIST SIMON LEVENE.

Worldly director Simon Levene believes his time spent abroad will serve him well as he joins Dark Energy for representation.


BRUT FORCE AT 1STAVEMACHINE.

Multifaceted animation collective Brut have joined the roster at 1stAveMachine.


CHARLES WILLIAMS JOINS PARTIZAN.

Filmmaker Charles Williams aims to build on his 2018 Cannes Film Festival success by joining the ranks at Partizan.


NEW FACES IN THE PICTURE AT BLINKINK.

Blinkink have enjoyed a productive trip across the Channel as they add director Olivier Lescot and animation duo Emmanuelle & Julien to their roster.


JOANNA NORDAHL FEELS THE PULSE

Pulse Films have signed Swedish director Joanna Nordahl to their roster for UK representation.


DIVERSITY TAKES FLIGHT FOR ENGINE AND THE RAF.

Engine's pitch for the Royal Air Force has nabbed Channel 4's Diversity in Advertising Award for 2018.


PAPAYA IS THE MUSICAL FRUIT.

Seasoned music supremo Keith Milton will spearhead Papaya Films's dedicated promo wing as the company eye chart success.


KODE GO NATIVE IN NYC AND LA

Those enterprising fellows at Kode in London have demonstrated their ambition by joining forces with Native Content who look after directors on both US coasts.


THREE SIGNINGS AT PRETTYBIRD

PrettyBird have expanded their roster by signing three new directors for UK representation.


CAPTAIN'S BLOG: IT'S THE WORK, STUPID.

Introducing our new motto... and the thinking behind it.


TWO JOIN THE FLOCK AT LIEF.

Lief have completed the double signing of directors Elisha Smith-Leverock and Lily Baldwin for immediate representation.


PODCAST - BOB PARTINGTON

Our latest podcast features 1st Ave director Bob Partington.


ARCHER'S MARK ENLIST SANDRA WINTHER.

Copenhagen-born filmmaker Sandra Winther is primed to make her UK debut having recently signed for Archer's Mark.


PEDRO PINTO JOINS ANNEX.

Annex Films have brought a Portuguese flavour to their roster by signing director Pedro Pinto for representation.


AGILE SWOOP FOR JAN GLEIE.

Danish filmmaker Jan Gleie has joined the ranks at Agile Films for commercial representation.


PAPAYA JOIN THE LEMONADE STABLE.

The lovely people at Papaya have joined the stable of talented companies represented by Lemonade.


RIFF RAFF ADD TO THEIR ROSTER, BUT PHILOSOPHY REMAINS INTACT.

Ben Liam Jones is one of a number of new directors who joined Riff Raff in the summer, how will their arrival enhance the company's distinctive offer.


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