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Martin Scorsese for Dolce & Gabbana starring Scarlett Johansson
Advertising / Fashion

Martin Scorsese for Dolce & Gabbana starring Scarlett Johansson

When not producing work like the forthcoming The Wolf of Wall Street, legendary director Martin Scorsesealso keeps busy with smaller-scale ventures. Here, the native New Yorker creates a commercial for Dolce & Gabbana, presenting their newest fragrance – “The One” – with a new short. The charming film starsScarlett Johansson as a traveling model while Matthew McConaughey, rather luckily, plays the … Continue reading

THE AVANT/GARDE DIARIES: Mark Wagner – Money is Material
Art

THE AVANT/GARDE DIARIES: Mark Wagner – Money is Material

Having previously featured the likes of Mark Landis, Oliver “Power” Grant, David LaChapelle & Reiner Opoku, Aaron Rose, Steve Aoki, Rick Genest and more, the latest installment of THE AVANT/GARDE DIARIES highlights collage artist Mark Wagner. Aptly entitled “Money is Material,” the three and a half-minute piece showcases Wagner’s signature currency collages – artwork that sees Wagner engaging in the taboo subject of currency … Continue reading

Here 2013 talk series: A look at the process of trendy filmmakers, CANADA
Film / Music Video

Here 2013 talk series: A look at the process of trendy filmmakers, CANADA

Here are Oscar Romagosa and Nicolás Méndez from Barcelona-based directorial collective CANADA. The duo gives you a run-down of some of their music videos for the likes of Justice and The Vaccines, before providing  a meticulous insight into their creative process. Using their latest video for the Phoenix single Trying To be Cool the pair took the … Continue reading

Prada “Real Fantasies” Campaign
Fashion

Prada “Real Fantasies” Campaign

Italian label Prada have worked alongside Rotterdam-based creative agency AMO to create a campaign video showcasing their newly released Autumn/Winter 2013 men’s and women’s collections. Entitled “Real Fantasies”, the 2-minute short brings together live action models with collage and hand-drawn shapes to create a artistically distorted world. “Simplicity, poetry and sentimentalism, processed through imaginary cinematic scenes; characters … Continue reading

The 1980s New Romantic fashion movement ‘Blitz Kids’
Fashion / Video

The 1980s New Romantic fashion movement ‘Blitz Kids’

The Blitz Kids were a London-based group of young people fearlessly experimenting with sex, drugs and fashion in the 1980s. Crane.tv sat together with some of the key figures (including: Princess Julia, Wendy Dagworthy, Stephen Jones, Joe Casley-Hayford, Scarlett Cannon, Thelma Speirs and Paul Bernstock) that were credited with launching the infamous subcultural fashion movement … Continue reading