It’s not a rip off, it’s a homage

01.06.10
Magnetic Movie, Semiconductor, 'homaged' in a recent IBM commercial Art has always influenced commercial creatives, and artists have often drawn on – appropriated, even – other parts of culture. It’s complicated. On the one hand, freedom of expression, and opposition to the strictures of copyright. On the other, things can get nasty, with all too frequent tales of artist and independent filmmakers being called up by ...
Oliver Harrison

02.11.09
Oliver Harrison APEngine talks to Oliver Harrison about his debut feature Badinage and the difficulties of making the leap from advertising to full-length film. Oliver Harrison’s first short, Amore Baciami, was the first kinetic typography film. Used by the Royal Mail in a Valentine’s commercial, it bagged him a Gold Lion at Cannes. From these auspicious beginnings Oliver has gone on to produce ads for the ...