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THE MORNING AFTER... APRIL'S CRAFTWORKS

Okay, we have to be honest, it isn't quite the morning after! Owing to a few technical problems, we're only just releasing this recording made the morning after the April CraftWorks but with excellent contributions from Hughie Phillips, Sara Cummins and Stephen Plesniak, it's just the thing to put you in the mood for this Wednesday's show.


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CARLSBERG'S THEORY OF PROBABILITY.

To mark their one-hundred-and-seventieth anniversary, Carlsberg have resurrected their founder, J C Jacobsen, for a special TEDx talk in Copenhagen.


THE STATE OF MODERN JOURNALISM

Jon Snow used the platform provided by The TV Festival in Edinburgh to describe the existential crisis facing journalism.


JAY HUNT BAKES OFF AND BOWS OUT.

At this year's TV Festival, Channel 4's Jay Hunt was bullish about the decision to nab The Great British Bake-Off from the BBC.


ZAK RAZVI IS FURLINED

Furlined have signed acclaimed director Zak Razvi for US and UK representation.


DARYL CHASE JOINS TOMBOY FILMS.

Filmmaker Daryl Chase has signed with Tomboy Films for commercial representation.


EVA MICHON HEADS TO BRF

BRF (B-Reel Films) have signed award-winning director Eva Michon to their roster.


FIVE FAVOURITE... AD SONGS

Musical ads have long been an industry mainstay... so here are five of our favourite.


AGILE FILMS WON'T PANIC

Agile Films have signed design and animation studio Panic to their roster.


ANOTHER SUPERHERO FOR ROGUE.

Barney Richard has become the latest high profile arrival at Rogue in their bid to recruit all of London's top sales and marketing people.


ENID LONDON'S DOUBLE FEATURE.

Got a couple of free slots in your movie diary? Well, you’re in luck: two of the directors looked after by ENID London have released trailers for upcoming films.


CRAFTWORKS... IS BACK.

David Reviews' CraftWorks will return from its summer break on 6th September.


FIVE FAVOURITE... CREATURES

A list of our five favourite animated creatures from 2017... plus a cheeky bonus.


STRENGTH IN NUMBERS AT OB MANAGEMENT.

OB Management's productive summer continues with the arrival of Lula Boardman and StrangeLove's promo roster.


DOUBLE BULLSEYE FOR ARCHER'S MARK.

Archer's Mark have made a huge statement of intent by recruiting Nicky Flemming and Ben Whitfield.


BADGER BEERS HAVE SHEDS APPEAL.

Badger Beers - together with Unilad and Joint London - have recently launched the Badger Beer Shed series.


LUKE FRANKLIN JOINS HUNKY DORY.

Luke Franklin has joined HunkyDory for UK commercial representation.


LA IS NOT TO SCALE

Award-winning film and animation production company Not To Scale are launching a studio in Los Angeles.


JACK HUTCHINGS FINDS WORK ABROAD.

The Butchery’s Jack Hutchings has joined Work Editorial for representation outside of Australia and New Zealand.


DAISY ZHOU ARRIVES AT ANNEX FILMS.

Annex have signed director Daisy Zhou for UK commercial representation.


GENERATOR LAND BRIGHT SPARK JIM CUMMINGS.

Sundance Film Festival winner Jim Cummings has joined Generator Films for UK commercial representation.


THE MUD SOLDIER OF PASSCHENDAELE.

Visit Flanders and Ogilvy & Social.Lab Belgium have created a World War One monument with one key difference: this memorial isn’t built to last.


SAM BOULD CUT+RUNS

Cut+Run have added experienced editor Sam Bould to their team.


KRISTOF BRANDL JOINS AGILE FILMS.

Cinematographer Kristof Brandl has made the leap to directing at Agile Films.


FRANCES ROYLE

Frances Royle - one of the most loved figures in the advertising industry - has died at the age of 52 after a short illness.


MIKE SHARPE KEEPS IT FRESH.

Found Studio founder Mike Sharpe has joined Fresh Film for directorial representation.


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