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While most photographers are busy building sets for their next shoot, Todd McLellan is hard at work dismantling his favourite objects into thousands of little pieces.

Want to go to Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden and/or Iceland but can't spare the Euros? The Scandinavian Film Festival is your next best option – and we have tickets to give away.

Where's Wallace?

Sunday July 02, 2017

It’s been 15 years since The Wire first graced our screens – and 15 years since we began asking 'Where the f*ck is Wallace?' This web game will help you find him. 

Take a walk in the wild with these layered landscape photos from Japanese artist Nobuhiro Nakanishi.

Jonny Greenwood’s haunting score is getting the live orchestra treatment – and we have some tickets to give away. (BYO milkshakes.)

Before CGI, if you wanted to create a make-believe world on film, you had to paint it by hand. We look back at some of the best matte painters of this largely bygone field.

Known as the “Apprehension Engine”, this makeshift wooden instrument was used to score one of the most terrifying horror films in recent times.

Down and Out in Los Santos

Thursday June 01, 2017

Virtual photographer Alan Butler documents the homeless folk who populate the digital streets of Grand Theft Auto V.

It took 10 years, but a hospital receptionist who didn’t know how to use Photoshop has finally finished what might be the most painstakingly produced graphic novel of all time.

Here’s how you can make your own fantasy maps in a spare afternoon (or just get a bot to do it for you).

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