Creative Wave – December 23

Creative Wave – December 23

TUNE FOR THE YEAR-

Perspective is a wonderful thing. Who better to turn to than the big guy Al Green to remind us that Love and Happiness is all that matters https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hsU6_eSG4k4

 

 

* New teaser trailer for Blade Runner 2049. Looks rather nice doesn’t it? One more thing to look forward to in 2017-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=haXvp8M9Cog And here are a few stills. Interestingly it looks like Harrison Ford is just playing himself- http://imgur.com/a/ua3Ue

 

 

* Put the date January 13th in your diary because that’s the day Run the Jewels 3 is dropping-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LUJ-gHYS8CY

 

 

* If you got a Deliveroo last week you might’ve got it delivered by one of their beatboxing carol singers

http://creativepool.com/industryupdates/news/beatboxing-carollers-deliver-alcohol-to-your-door-with-deliveroo.11949

 

 

* Nice Christmas present here from Nine Inch Nails. They’ve got a new surprise EP dropping today-

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/nine-inch-nails-detail-not-the-actual-events-ep-w456483

 

 

* Meet the industry’s top 20 creative leaders as selected by Campaign this year-

http://www.campaignlive.co.uk/article/top-20-creative-leaders-2016/1418747

 

 

* And here are their top 10 TV and cinema ads

http://www.campaignlive.co.uk/article/top-10-tv-cinema-ads-2016/1418608

 

 

* Interesting idea here from Romania where McCann helped them become the first country with an artificial intelligence ambassador. Has to be better than Boris Johnson, right?

http://creativepool.com/industryupdates/news/mccann-help-romania-become-the-first-country-to-have-an-ai-ambassador.11941

 

 

* After retiring twice in the last year, confusingly Mos Def has a new album out this week. It’s just him singing, and it’s called December 99th

http://pitchfork.com/news/70340-listen-to-yasiin-beys-mos-def-new-album-december-99th/

 

 

* Check out the BBC’s list of the top 10 books of 2016

http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20161216-the-10-best-books-of-2016

 

 

* Since those first trailers came out last year, how much has Star Wars: Rogue One changed?

https://www.theguardian.com/film/filmblog/2016/dec/19/rogue-one-star-wars-reshoots-trailers

 

 

* Absolutely love this: NBC news used a stock image of a man blowing his nose on TV the other day… only the stock image was of Ed Miliband

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/ed-miliband-used-stock-photo-of-a-man-blowing-his-nose-on-nbc-news_uk_5857e990e4b09b495cae9447

 

 

* More from Resident Advisor. Here are their favourite mixes, reissues and compilations of 2016

https://www.residentadvisor.net/features/2861

 

* It’s official – finally – lurking on Facebook makes you miserable. So get off your phone, look up and be charge of your own happiness-

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-38392802

 

 

* A lot from Campaign this week, but they did some great stuff. Here are their picks for the top 10 digital innovations

http://www.campaignlive.co.uk/article/top-10-digital-innovations-2016/1418713

 

 

* This week Tupac Shakur became the first solo rapper to be inducted into the Rock and Roll hall of fame

http://pitchfork.com/news/69246-rock-hall-2017-pearl-jam-tupac-journey-elo-inducted/?mbid=social_twitter

 

 

* Finally from Campaign, here’s a rundown of the year’s best press ads

http://www.campaignlive.co.uk/article/top-10-press-ads-2016/1418840

 

 

* Even though he’s still making Blade Runner 2, Denis Villeneuve is in talks to shoot a new version of Dune next-

http://www.darkhorizons.com/villeneuve-in-official-talks-for-dune-remake/

 

 

* Series two of Amazon’s The Man In the High Castle starts this week. Here’s a trailer. For those out of the loop, it’s an adaptation of Philip K Dick’s classic book of the same name-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJW2K4KAAOM

 

 

* Get the lowdown on what is sure to be one of 2017’s hottest trends – immersive film-making. Check out the 360 degree camera spheres! Very cool-

http://creativepool.com/industryupdates/news/creative-opinion-immersive-filmmaking-in-2017.11996

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