London group Foresight New Media, designer of websites for Trainspotting and Paul Smith, has a major hit on its hands with its site promoting the video release of Starship Troopers. Taking the form of an online strategy game comprising four missions, the site has proved so popular that registration was closed last week, but was due to re-open on 11 December. Players are e-mailed weekly intelligence and performance reports and are given tips on team members. Try to get in at www.starshiptroopers.co.uk. Meanwhile, former staff members Glen Collins (ex-online marketing director) and Maurice Wheeler (account manager) have left to set up online marketing agency Digital Outlook Communications.
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As the production designer works on last-minute preparations for the Brits, we speak to her about creating sets for the likes of Coldplay and One Direction, mastering the skill of
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