Deepend Moving Image’s Mike Moloney has written and directed a short film for Stop For A Minute, a FilmFour and Dazed & Confused project showcasing one-minute films. His Manufactured Music is one of 31 commissioned films to be broadcast throughout January on www.stopforaminute.com, designed by London group State Design. The film is set in a warehouse and claims to be ‘a critique of the music industry’. Moloney joins US directors Harmony Korine and Roman Coppola, singer Michael Stipe and actor Billy Zane, who have contributed to the project. A selection of films, including Manufactured Music, will be broadcast on FilmFour and Channel 4.
Cheltenham-based consultancy ArthurSteenHorneAdamson (ASHA) worked with the children’s charity on a new logo, tone of voice and branded products.
It’s hard to write for brands without sounding forced, argues Rob Mitchell, co-founder at copywriting agency We All Need Words — most brands give up altogether and let the design
The exhibition includes banknotes baked in apple pie, dexterity tests for bank staff and a “Cold War calculator”.
The Curious Customs collection – created by London-based design studio NB – depicts traditions from cheese rolling to bog snorkelling.