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Michael Burns is a freelance writer with almost 20 years experience of covering the creative industries.
As well as writing for Digital Arts and a variety of major trade publications, he has been involved in conference production and has written a number of books on digital content creation.
He also provides freelance advisory, writing and production services for companies in the film, TV, design and interactive media sectors.
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The posters call on photographers and directors to enter next-gen awards with graphics inspired by iconic ads, films and music imagery.
Layla Atkinson creates simple and elegant animation to mirror new arrangement of Yazoo’s Only You
Tutorial: How to capture and edit HDR video
12 cameras and editing applications that already support capture and post-production of HDR video
In-Depth: HDR video: Everything you need to know
Nits, bits and Star Wars – what you need to know capture, edit or just watch HDR video.
The online marketplace for local food commissioned illustrators to create bright, fun badges on a theme of revolution.
Tutorial: These otherworldly Alice-themed interactive installations accompany Damon Albarn's wonder.land musical
Oculus Rift, Kinect, Google Cardboard and Augmented Reality face-tracking magic mirror wall add to this National Theatre-based experience.
Two designers want to put cleaner designs on our notes that represent England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales – and combine to make the…
Permission to Fail includes the sketchbooks of Milton Glaser, Debbie Millman, Gary Baseman, Thirst and many more.
Leo Burnett's Spain’s animated spot reveals some truly wonderful character work by Passion Pictures directors againstallodds.
Grey London substitutes visual art with powerful words and typography
Tutorial: Spectre titles design: How Framestore combined explosions and octopi for James Bond's latest film
Studio works again with title sequence Daniel Kleinman for Sam Mendes’ James Bond hit
Mac and Windows versions of Poser 11 and Poser 11 Pro have been released with new rendering, usability, rigging, materials and lighting features.
Try out this interactive showcase of curated creative coding sketches.
This new version of the product and packaging design tool lets you explore different colour combinations and variations in a jiffy.
Free MOOC from D&AD, Creative Skillset and FutureLearn is aimed at professionals who manage brands across the creative industries
Conference to celebrate International Year of Light features art projections by Craig Morrison and Hartung and Trenz, and NVA's Ghost Peloton Glasgow
See how Studio Local contributed to the ad by RKCR/Y&R and The Sweetshop
News: This lost Disney animation found in the BFI National Archive features the first ever Disney character
Christmas before Mickey: long-lost Disney film 'Sleigh Bells' stars Oswald the Lucky Rabbit.
Discover how Wildbytes projection-mapped beautiful animated designs to transform the face of the tattoo artist live on stage.