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Disney+ and what it means for the future of streaming entertainment

This week, Disney+ finally launched in the UK at perhaps the most opportune time in history - when almost all of us are forced to stay indoors. We can gently chuckle at the conspiracy theories about Disney engineering coronavirus to maximise...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Lions Entertainment kicks off & more Cannes Lions winners are revealed

Lions Entertainment, the Festival’s two day-specialist event, kicked-off yesterday, bringing the worldwide entertainment industry together with global brands for a programme of speaker sessions, live performances, curated roundtables and...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Mikael Hed leaves Angry Bird creators, Rovio Entertainment

It was announced over the weekend that Finnish mobile gaming company Rovio Entertainment's CEO, Mikael Hed is to leave the company after five years, which have seen him helm them through a genuine pop culture phenomenon in the shape of Angry Birds;...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Can there be too much entertainment?

I don’t know if you caught Joanna Lumley on TV the other night. She was there to talk about a new movie that she’s made with Martin Scorsese which she was understandably thrilled about. Now I’ve always liked Lumley. I like the fact...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Inspiration

Ads that made history: that time Old Spice broke the fourth wall

I was still in high school when a friend of mine showed me a distinctive ad, featuring a man as he talked directly at the camera. I had never seen an ad like that before - and certainly not in my overly traditional home country. To think that over...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Global creative calendar: October 2021

Each year, the Cannes Lions score the global branded communications and marketing industry on Reach, Communication, Craft, Experience, Innovation, Impact, Good, Health, and Entertainment. The latest Global Creative Calendar edition is designed to...

Posted by: The Darnell Works Agency
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Industry

Going Over the Spoon with Robot Food | #BehindTheIdea

This may be the most colourful and lovely identity you'll see today. Once known as Freaks of Nature, dairy-free dessert range Over the Spoon has recently relaunched with a new identity by strategic branding agency Robot Food - and we're loving the...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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38,262 reasons why the future of content is long form

Have you scrolled through the Discover page on TikTok lately? Interesting and inspiring trends for sure - but as we know, TikTok only ever works well with very short content. Instagram and other social platforms have all followed the same route,...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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The Eighties vibe in Michael Tonn's illustrations | #MemberSpotlight

Based in Burlington, Vermont (USA), Michael Tonn is the living proof that sometimes, talent is all you need for sheer luck to set things in motion. By his own admission, it was the industry who found him, not the opposite - as a number of small local...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Workshop

A quick history of TikTok and how we can use it to our advantage

I used to think I would never understand TikTok. It was clearly not for me, made for natural performers and younger people who loved to mess around with silly challenges. But then I saw some friends following influencers who did educational content,...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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What kind of creative careers are there in esports?

It was 2003 when DOTA (Defence of the Ancients), the first true Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA), hit the shelves of PC gaming. Since then, esports have been on a constant and steady rise, leading to widespread popularisation for a new kind of...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Industry

Global creative calendar: September 2021

Never have we found so many extraordinary offerings to showcase in a Global Creative Calendar edition. Wherever you are, you will recognize many of the social engagements returning to pop culture's center stage. Historically, we have hit the road to...

Posted by: The Darnell Works Agency
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Features

We are the only ones to blame for the advertising/audience divide

Ever heard of the Pretentious-O-Meter? Neither did I, until earlier today. There is a known reality in the film industry that sees film critics as being constantly disconnected from the end audience. Ratings from critics are often unforgiving and...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Features

The ‘cookie-less future’ is a big opportunity for creativity

To date, discussions about the ‘cookieless future’ have mostly looked at the issue from a technology and data perspective. The decision by the world’s major web browsers to no longer support third-party cookies - including...

Posted by: dentsuMB
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Why freelancing is the future of work

The crest of the Covid redundancies wave may well be a thing of the past, but there is no denying that the impact of a pandemic on such a vast scale will be felt in the job market for years to come. With furloughs and lay-offs spreading across the...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Industry

Global creative calendar: August 2021

Among dozens of momentous events set to play out in the weeks ahead, many are already underway, or will commence with the dawn of August. A large number are also new in this edition. Among them are some of the world's most famous cultural and...

Posted by: The Darnell Works Agency
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Inspiration

Stories beyond video editing | #MemberSpotlight

It makes sense for a lot of creative professionals to see themselves as builders or architects. Essentially, that is what we are doing: building narratives, telling stories, working with structures and raw materials to make something greater. This is...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Features

From Magic Lanterns to ToonBoom: The Outstanding History of Animation

When I was a kid, I used to consume a whole lot of animation. Disney was my favoured choice to fill a boring evening, but I would not disdain Looney Tunes, Pingu (big one for me) or the occasional Matt Groening stuff. To me, animation was a given....

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Job Description: Events Designer

Events always have been and always will be an incredibly important part of the creative industries and Events Designers are the ones working behind the scenes to bring events to life. If you’ve ever found yourself at an event where you were...

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Inspiration

A glimpse behind the veil of Sound Design | #MemberSpotlight

Most of the pictures you'll see of Volker Armbruster below picture him in his studio or next to a piano. We believe it is for a good reason. We have no trouble imagining that Volker would rather spend time in his studio making some beautiful music...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Leaders

How music and cinematic trailers enhance games brand identity

Games pull their audiences into extraordinary worlds made of fantasy, deeply human stories and epic challenges. As the 'gaming' demographic reaches an ever so broad spectrum of audiences all over the world, gaming brands are finding new ways to...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Job Description: Design Manager

A design manager is employed to lead numerous design-related tasks. These may include web design, product development, advertising or general creative roles. These individuals can be employed in construction, in graphic design firms, in the...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Leaders

Living for the thrill - With Territory Studio | #GettingToKnow

No business is invincible. When Covid hit the industry, Ryan Hall from Territory Studio saw businesses big and small crumble under the weight of a scary societal crisis - but it was also a chance to reconnect with the industry's inner self, to find...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Leaders

Can Brands Make you Happy?

I was asked recently - 'What brands make you happy?' Almost every day my colleagues and I are asked to help organisations find their deeper purpose, unravel their values and promote a part of life they can slot into to make the most profitable...

Posted by: Simon Manchipp
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Industry

Global creative calendar: July 2021

As our world continues to shapeshift, some longstanding business and cultural gatherings are inviting us back in person. And still, the trend of innovative online events remains a massive learning opportunity, where access continues to surge. Simply...

Posted by: The Darnell Works Agency
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Job Description: Design Director

A Design director bridges the link between creative employees and management. A senior role for leaders with a proven track record of effective communication, innovation, and high-level design problem-solving, design directors ensure that all...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Inspiration

Everyone hates advertising, until they lose their Dog

Then they want to figure out the best way of stopping people in their tracks, taking notice, and finding Fido. The same is happening with brands with a focus, or increased interest in digital. Every brief asks creatives to think...

Posted by: Simon Manchipp

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