Industry Eye


John Lewis vs. M&S: The battle of Christmas ads

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If talk of Christmas is already to starting to make your blood boil, then look away now. For the time has come for John Lewis and Marks & Spencer to battle it out in a bid to be crowned Best Xmas Ad of 2013. Last week we reported on the two long-awaited commercials from the retail giants and now, finally, they"re here, and they couldn"t be any different…

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The battle of the Christmas ads has officially started

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Every year there are two adverts that deserve a gala preview press screening (yes, really) and they are generally aired in the final months of the year. You might have guessed what I am talking about now - indeed, the Marks & Spencer and John Lewis Christmas ads.

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Back up blow ups: saving your footage

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Having worked on projects ranging from David Beckham's pants to Panasonic televisions and a film on the life of a ten dollar bill, editor and director Ben Unwin has gathered quite the experience. Here he shares a word of caution about one of the basic necessities in the industry: the back-up.

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#BeckhamForHM

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Clothing giant H&M have been drip feeding pictures of David Beckham via Twitter and Instagram as the footballer films their new spring campaign in east London.

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Who will be our future TV producers?

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A few weeks ago The Knowledge attended the second ever TV Question Time at BAFTA, where a panel of TV experts discussed the current state of the industry and the visions they have for the future. 

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