I delivered a TED talk at TEDx Royal Tunbridge Wells on the subject of How Street Wisdom Changed My Life. If you are interested, more information on the rather wonderful Street Wisdom can also be found here.
11th November 2019
3rd November 2019
Powerful. Environmental campaigns have often depicted the gruesome effects of plastic waste on sea creatures, but this new ad from Plastic Change puts the issue in a different perspective–by showing humans entangled and trapped in six-pack rings and other garbage.
Not usually a fan of ‘altruisitc’ big corporate advertising, but this is a great piece of creative, promoting a worthwhile cause. A seminal piece of English prose brought powerfully to life. It was the best of times…
20th October 2019
A Vimeo pick of the week – Turf Fever. ‘A young Filipino-American escapes a troubled childhood in a rough town through TURF dancing and the brotherhood of his dance crew.’ (Turfing, or turf dancing is a form of American street dance that originated in Oakland, California).
12th October 2019
‘The Small Escape.’ A fabulous short film from BMW. ‘In 1964 nine people found freedom in West Berlin. With the help of a BMW Isetta.’
3rd October 2019
Love the way this campaign for Visit Portugal has really caught the mood in this country : Portugal Will Never Leave You – #Brelcome…. And here is a nice bit of storytelling from DHL – The Tour Before The Tour (both – HT @itsjimmyb)
29th September 2019
This will not be to everyones taste, but you cannot deny its originality. ‘Fusing elements of Kafka and Kubrick, Caterpillarplasty is a prescient, grotesque sci-fi satire that lifts plastic surgery to another level.’ From the National Film Board of Canada.
Sandy Hook Promise returns with harrowing back-to-school ad to address mass shootings.
15th September 2019
Burning Man finished recently. This a great short video from a couple of years ago that ‘explains’ what it is. ‘A guy who just got back from Burning Man struggles mightily to explain what Burning Man was like, to a loser who’s never been to Burning Man.’
8th September 2019
This short video is probably not ‘real’ or perhaps a disguised piece of advertising, but in any event worth a watch. This person’s drone battery running out could be the blockbuster movie of the year.