Here's our first Covid-19-related news round-up, as production companies, labels and freelancers start to adapt to remote working:
Coronavirus update: UN issues global call to creatives; Max Seidentopf's unusual survival guide
Here is our latest round-up of Covid-related news and useful information relevant for the music video-making community...
• UN issues first ever global call to creatives
The United Nations has called on creatives around the world to help communicate essential messaging around Covid-19.
"We cannot resort to the usual tools in such unusual times. The creativity of the response must match the unique nature of the crisis - and the magnitude of the response must match its scales." LBB Online
• YDA to go digital for 2020
The 2020 Young Director Award will be going ahead, but in an online format.
"At the YDA, we feel we still need to nurture and support those who represent the future of this business. By awarding the YDA within its regular schedule, albeit in a non-physical form, we are thinking of those young directors and the careers to which they aspire." Shots
• Visual artist Max Siedentopf creates an unconventional Coronavirus survival guide
Namibian-German visual artist Max Siedentopf has created a tongue-in-cheek survival guide over on his Instagram, including daily creative challenges such as bubble wrap toilet roll and a DIY Louis Vuitton bag made from an eggbox. Creative Review
• Stink Films launch #view_finder to share directing roster's work made during isolation
Stink Films are today launching #view_finder, an "online platform where our global village can submit new work during isolation". Accessed through the hashtag itself, there is more information over on Stink's Instagram page. Instagram
• Doomsday release March Spotify playlist
Doomsday Films recently announced their March Spotify playlist via their email newsletter, packed full of some of their favourite tunes to help lift your spirits. Spotify
With companies and individuals rallying to adapt to the pandemic emergency, here is our latest round-up of initiatives and useful information relevant for the music video-making …
Caviar Connects, an initiative of online workshops organised by the London office of production company Caviar, is proving to be a success story of the coronavirus lockdown, with numerous sessions …
Continuing with it's series of workshops that explore everything from directing and commissioning through to meditation and writing, Caviar Connects wrapped up last week with …
Taz Tron Delix directs an emotional tale of intense love for Berwyn's Rubber Bands.
Yousef and Paloma Faith join forces in this modern twist on the Frankenstein story, in the …
Anna Himma directs a marvellous medieval fantasy for Tommy Cash.
Wons Phreely self-directs the wonderfully eccentric promo for The Night Has An Alibi.
Cameron Perry directs a minimalist black and white promo for Luna Blue.
Erlendur Sveinsson directs a dark, futuristic visual for Icelandic artist Aron Can.