Our industry is changing, and for the better. We have a long way still to go but we’re getting there, together. Director and diversity and inclusion advocate Fausto Becatti put his thoughts to virtual paper as he discusses the impactful choices we have as creatives and influencers, the potential positive effect this can have on our audience and how we can ensure that we’re working to be mindful of the media we’re creating, allowing everyone to feel included and empowered.Continue reading “A Case For Diversity”
Have you been caught up in this week’s four-part BBC series ‘Dark Money‘? NERD’s Peter S mixes powerful live-action shots with VFX techniques to craft the trailer of ‘Valiant and Son‘, the “movie inside of a movie”.Continue reading “Peter S Creates “Movie Inside Of A Movie” for BBC Series ‘Dark Money’”
LGBTQIA+: L for Lesbian, G for Gay, T for Trans, Q for Queer (or Questioning), I for Intersex and A for Asexual (or Allied) and + for… What does the + represent? Live-Action Director Brett De Vos explores his interpretation of the symbol through his intimate emotions and how this could have a positive impact on perceptions in society.Continue reading “#PRIDE: +”
What’s a better bonding session than a big, boozy game night? Crazy for creating Animation Director Garth Lee shares his second place passion for good old-fashioned rivalry – board games.Continue reading “Getting Down and NERDy: Garth Lee – Board Games”
Every time I think back to that day, those same emotions rush through my veins. The memory of being on the ice rink, joyfully skating swiftly past my classmates not knowing that the next day I would experience something that would forever change my life.
I was thirteen years old when I lost all sensation in my body – from hip to toe, I was paralysed.Continue reading “Jelena Tomić: My Paralysis Story”
“The piece below was originally a letter that I’d written to a former student. Since then it’s gone through a few alterations. I wanted to share it with you because it’s nearing the end of the school year, and as someone who keeps a thread to his past, I remember what it felt like to be there.
I don’t recall the specifics of why I wrote to her, but I wonder if it had to do with the uncertainties that come with being an artist, especially one who is about to graduate from school in a couple of weeks. I guess then, this letter is really an open letter to those of you who are in a similar space now.” – Marcos ChinContinue reading “An Open Letter to Art Students”
“People keep asking if I’m back and I haven’t really had an answer, but yeah, I’m thinking I’m back.” He is most definitely back.Continue reading “NEWS: Billelis Designs Dynamic Visuals for Latest Blockbuster Trilogy ‘John Wick Chapter 3, Parabellum’”
VISUALS! It’s all about the visuals. Delving into the analytics of our Instagram account always fascinates us to understand what our audience love to see, and it’s often what you wouldn’t expect. No surprises to this list though!Continue reading “Our Top 5 Instagram Posts In 2019 So Far and Why We Love Them”
Who else could we be talking about other than our nation’s true sweethearts? Dogs! Labradors, Springer Spaniels, Whippets, Poodles, Beagles… We can never seem to get enough. Here’s someone else who can’t (along with some incredibly cute pictures)…Continue reading “Getting Down and NERDy: Tom Disbury – Four-Legged Friends”
Our Earth’s temperature is rising, our oceans are warming and our ice is melting. News to nobody, right? But what does that mean for the future of our home and every living being in it?
With the need to take action against climate change greater than ever, NERD’s Sharon Liu shares her concern and passion for the environment through two heart-warming spots for The Climate Coalition’s #ShowTheLove campaign.Continue reading “NEWS: NERD’s Latest Signing Animation Director Sharon Liu on Climate Change Awareness Spots”