Lest We Play God…
Film / Story-telling / Take 5_

Lest We Play God…

Futuristic thriller Ex Machina is a sinister directorial debut from 28 Days Later writer Alex Garland. Starring Domhnall Gleeson and Oscar Isaac, who will next be seen together on JJ Abrams hotly anticipated Star Wars: Episode VII, Ex Machina follows Gleeson’s coder Caleb, who wins a trip to the retreat of his company’s CEO Nathan … Continue reading

Animation / Story-telling / Take 5_ / Technology / Video

Delivering The Future… ‘Ain’t No Planet High Enough’

It’s Sunday and as it’s been a while since last we did this together, kick back, fix a smile and let’s take 5! Enjoy this short from the guys at Alfred Imageworks who pioneer visual media through motion graphics built on original concept planning as opposed to adaptation to preexiting trends. Theirs is a philosophy … Continue reading

Film / Science & Environment / Story-telling / Take 5_ / World View

Years Of Living Dangerously

YEARS OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY takes the viewer directly to the heart of the climate change story in this awe-inspiring and cinematic documentary series event. Combining the storytelling styles of Hollywood’s top movie makers with 60 Minutes’ Joel Bach and David Gelber’s reporting expertise, the docu-series reveals critical stories of heartbreak, hope and heroism as the … Continue reading

No Stitch, No Story
Apparel / Garment Technology / Innovation / Story-telling

No Stitch, No Story

Van Gils, the menswear company founded in Holland in 1948, has a long and illustrious heritage and a reputation for delivering quality, great detailing and an edge in product & communication. Its campaign for ‘No Stitch, No Story’ follows sure-footed in this direction with a jacket designed exclusively for its Brand Store in Antwerp. The … Continue reading

So This Just Happened_ Praxis Makes Perfect
Music / So This Just Happened / Story-telling / Theatre

So This Just Happened_ Praxis Makes Perfect

So, this just happened… A secret location near Cardiff city centre (a warehouse just behind Central Station) hosted the first performance based on the new album by Neon Neon, the musical partnership of Super Furry Animals front man Gruff Rhys and the American producer Boom Bip. Praxis Makes Perfect, a collab with National Theatre Wales that … Continue reading

Engagement @ 4.0…
#TheFutureIs / So This Just Happened / Story-telling / Trend Forecasting / Trends

Engagement @ 4.0…

The Second Sight Saturday session #1 starts with introductions – a small, mixed group with varied professional and personal backgrounds including politics, design, publishing, comms and advertising, all from the Netherlands… and me. A good start. We hear from course leaders Andrea Wiegman and Truus Dokter who speak about their careers in Trends, about Second … Continue reading