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CREATIVE CALLINGS

CREATIVE CALLINGS

By Giorgia Scaturro
We host talents in Film, Photography, Digital Marketing, Performing and Visual Arts who share their tricks of the trade. Come listen to nuggets of knowledge and down to earth inspirations.
We are Collage.

Our events are organised by N17 Creative Callings, a free program, co-funded by the Mayor of London and the European Social Fund to support creatives in Tottenham.

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In Conversation with Art Director NIALL MORONEY
What happens when you are working on Disney's next blockbuster, The Little Mermaid, and a global pandemic strikes ? We discuss filmmaking in lockdown with Niall Moroney, Supervising Art Director for some of the most critically acclaimed films like Atonement, Mary Poppins Returns, Sherlock Holmes and multi-award-winning 1917.   We revisit Niall's stellar career, we ask him to share tips on how to break into the industry and how he landed roles working on the most exquisite films in recent times. Niall Moroney is a Supervising Art Director in the film industry. He has been leading art departments on major international feature films for 14 years with prior experience in television and low budget British films. His educational background comprises of a Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from University College Dublin with a Masters degree in Industrial Design Engineering from the Royal College of Art. He is currently on hiatus from Disney's The Little Mermaid. A Conversation with Art Director Niall Moroney is an event organized by the N17 Creative Callings, a program funded by The Mayor of London and the European Social Fund to support creative freelancers, creative businesses and their employees based in Tottenham.
40:50
July 23, 2020
Visual Effects with Francisco DeLaTorre (PIXAR)
What is the magic special effects are made of? While we all wait for Pixar’s upcoming blockbuster, Soul, we talk to Francisco DeLaTorre, Technical Director and shading artist at the world’s greatest animation studio. In our zoom webinar, Francisco tells us how they recreate the real and the imagined world at Pixar, and shares the professional journey landing his dream-job at Pixar. Francisco DeLaTorre went to school to design rockets but wasted too much time watching movies to be any good at that. In 2002 he joined the special effects industry. He has worked for Weta Digital, in New Zealand and Pixar in California. He is specialised in recreating reality but he loves all aspects of production. He worked in Up, Toy Story 4, Avatar, Hero amongst many others. Visual Effects with Francisco DeLaTorre is an event organized by the N17 Creative Callings, a program funded by The Mayor of London and the European Social Fund to support creative freelancers, creative businesses and their employees based in Tottenham.
29:53
July 2, 2020
TV Production with JAMES DEAN
James Dean is the producer and director of some of the biggest factual and reality programs in the UK and the US.  Ten years ago, he bagged an unlikely commission from BBC and Sky, pitching the most surreal and bizarre comedy series: This is Jinsy! From then on, James' career has seen an escalation of successful series, leading up to latest big hit: the gripping thriller, Liar on ITV. We meet him on zoom, just before the killer is revealed, only to discover funny anecdotes and practical advice on how to find a steady flow of work in television... James dean is an Elected Member of the BAFTA TV Committee and a freelance producer and director for Welded Tandem Picture Company and Ashmore Films. Tv Production with James Dean is an event organized by the N17 Creative Callings, a program funded by The Mayor of London and the European Social Fund to support creative freelancers, creative businesses and their employees based in Tottenham.
33:22
June 18, 2020
Digital Marketing with GIANFRANCO CHICCO
The question is: how can we be relevant, useful and entertaining in this -overcrowded- digital world?   Conference director, marketing strategist and writer Gianfranco Chicco analyses the latest trends in Digital Marketing helping us understand what is it that really gets our products into people's hands. We invited him for a talk in Blighty Tottenham, London. Gianfranco is the curator of The Craftsman Newsletter. He is the former European Marketing Director of The Webby Awards & The Lovie Awards. Digital Marketing with Gianfranco Chicco is an event organized by the N17 Creative Callings, a program funded by The Mayor of London and the European Social Fund to support creative freelancers, creative businesses and their employees based in Tottenham.
58:27
May 21, 2020