Our four weekly selects from April come courtesy of creatives working out of Nashville, Glasgow, Maryland and Edinburgh. Fantastic work pushing visual storytelling forward in both film and still imagery.
:: kogonada is a filmmaker and regular contributor to Sight & Sound. His projects have been featured on NPR, The Atlantic, Canal+ and Der Spiegel, and have screened internationally. He was born in Seoul, Korea.
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Blair is a Senior Designer for Glasgow based ISO; a leading motion graphics/animation studio in Scotland. He works closely with software developers, script writers, producers and designers, leading projects from concept to completion.
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John's first short film, Five Spot Jewel, won several Best Short film festival awards. His first feature-length documentary, Wonderland, premiered at Sundance, received five Best Documentary film festival awards, a Cable Ace award for Best Documentary, nominations for DGA Best Documentary and the Gotham Open Palm award, and was purchased by HBO.
John has since won numerous industry awards including more Gold Lions, D&AD Pencils, One Show Pencils, a Grand Clio, an Emmy nomination, and has directed international campaigns for Microsoft, Mercedes, Land Rover, Volkswagen, Anheuser-Busch, Heineken, Smirnoff, Visa, Adidas, Samsung, Coca-Cola. Known for both humour and strong visual storytelling, he's currently represented by Ridley Scott Associates and is in post-production on his documentary film, Waveland.
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Will is a BAFTA winning Writer/Director from the Scottish Highlands. Will’s first short film won over 30 awards internationally at film festivals & received a British Academy Award in 2013. Since then he has continued to write and direct other shorts and is currently developing a feature project.
Will also works as a freelance writer, director & animator on film, television, web & interactive projects.
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