The mysterious case of the skeleton in the cylinder
Around 1941, the Germans dropped a bomb on a street in Liverpool, exposing among the rubble a watertight metal cylinder about six and a half feet long. For several years it lay on the side of the street, more or less ignored. People used it as a bench, kids played on it, and nobody thought it was anything particularly unusual - until one day somebody took a look inside.
Intro to studio ghibli
If you are a person who keenly watches films then you’ve probably heard the words “Studio Ghibli” a couple of times in your life. It’s probably been pronounced a couple of different ways too. You might have investigated further and found an entire series of whimsical animated worlds to fall in love with, or you might have just ignored it. Now, years later a bunch of your friends keep talking about dressing up as some guy called No Face for Halloween and you have no idea what’s going on.
music vid fest 2016 - The producer's panel
I was kindly asked to moderate the Producer's Panel at this year's MusicVidFest held at BFI Southbank, London. I sat down with leading producers from across the music video industry to chat about the work they do.