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Pitch Perfect: How to Write Brilliant Treatments

We’ve taken our experience working for the world’s best Directors and compressed it into a cheeky eBook to help you win more pitches.

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Get Hot: How to Become an In-Demand Director

A mix of practical marketing skills and psychology delivered in one easy-to-read, brain-burning lump - designed to help accelerate up-and-coming Directors’ careers.

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Go Long: Write Top Treatments for Feature Films

This eBook is designed to help you kick off your feature film project by teaching you the skills to write and design powerful treatments – an integral part of the creative production process.

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The Narrative Format That's Taking Television By Storm

Nestled snugly in the borderlands of the motion-picture landscape, somewhere between feature films and soap-opera serials, lies a recently re-energized destination for television tourists: the miniseries.

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5 Creative Marketing Ideas For Good That Don't Suck

Many marketing ideas for good show the potential but lack the credentials. These five walk the walk, and stayed creative while doing it.

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Can Creative Roles be Automated?

The first jobs to be replaced by AI were physical, menial and repetitive. But now 'smarter' jobs are feeling the heat. Will AI ever replace creative roles?

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The 13 Worst Ads Ever Made

Some of these ads damaged brands. Many destroyed careers. Others are so vacuous or disturbing you're left wondering what the creatives were taking...

'Sustainability' in Advertising - A Bullshit Buzzword?

It’s 2019 – electric vehicles are in, plastic straws are out and consumer attitudes are changing. Can the ad industry keep up?

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In Orbit With... Jeff Cronenweth

TMU chats with legendary cinematographer Jeff Cronenweth ASC – talking Director/DOP relationships, film vs digital and more…

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7 Super Bowl LIII Ads Not to Miss

Expect comedy, cars, creative daring, corporate social awareness appeals and, of course, a whole lot of celebrities.

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9 of the Best Backwards Music Videos Ever Made

Once upon a time, either by accident or intention, somebody queued a film spool in the wrong way - and history was made.

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Advertising's Robotic Renaissance: How AI is Changing the Industry

Will the robots take our jobs? Will we get flying cars? What does it all mean?

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AR: The New Reality of Advertising

The Moon Unit delves deep into the mysterious world of AR to discover where it came from - and where it's going.

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In Orbit With... Clara & Laura Laperrousaz

The Moon Unit chat to French sibling Directors Clara & Laura Laperrousaz following the release of their critically acclaimed feature film debut.

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In Orbit With... Danny Edwards

The Moon Unit chats to Shots' Danny Edwards about the creative process, what’s next for the ad industry, and why emanating from Essex is a great thing...

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In Orbit With... Simon Veksner

The Moon Unit takes a few minutes of Simon’s time to ask about Director’s Treatments, what’s next for the ad industry, and the secret behind those canines with laser-vision…

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Why Awards Shows Are Broken - And Why We Can't Stop Attending Them

In the 1950’s somebody had the genius idea of hosting the first advertising awards show, and for a while all was good.

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Invisible Ink: The Truth About Life as a Ghostwriter

What does a ghostwriter really do? And is the life of a ghostwriter all it’s cracked up to be? The Moon Unit pulls back the veil on the mysterious lives of ghostwriters to answer these questions and more...

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In Orbit With... Karim Bartoletti

Milan based Karim Bartoletti gives us his insights on the state of the advertising industry, what's unique about the production scene in Italy, and what the production company of the future will look like...

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In Orbit With... Leda Nasio

TMU spends time in orbit with Nunchaku LA EP Leda Nasio – the influence of the Hispanic market in US culture, how political events are influencing this sector and what makes a great Director.

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In Orbit With... Gina Grillo

The Moon Unit chats to The ADVERTISING Club NY CEO Gina Grillo. We talk about gender bias, diversity and the best ads of the year...

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The Best Super Bowl Commercials Ever?

The fight for attention during halftime has spawned some of the most innovative commercials to date – and some of the most controversial.

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Lost In Translation

Silly, succinct and satisfying: The Moon Unit compiles some of the best words of the world that don't quite translate to English.

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In Orbit With... Peter Grasse

The Moon Unit spends time in orbit with ex-Dictionary Films Tokyo EP Peter Grasse, on those crazy Japanese ads and the differences to Western advertising culture.

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In Orbit With... Raqi Syed

We discuss what's in store for VR, what it was like working on Avatar, and how we might reimagine our visual language for the future...

TMU's 2018 Cannes Lions predictions may surprise you.

Time to dust off your clapping and champagne-flute-holding hands: it's festival time again.

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In Orbit With... Adrian Belina

The Moon Unit chats to Jam3's Partner & Executive Creative Director about multiplayer WebVR and creative company culture...

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Top 10 Ads Of All Time

We tapped the minds of over 20 industry professionals to compile a list of the 10 (ok, 13) top ads of all time...

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In Orbit With... Karen Costello

The Moon Unit chats to the EVP/ECD at Deutsch LA and one of the most creative women in advertising, Karen Costello...

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In Orbit With... Cindy Gallop

The Moon Unit catches up with entrepreneurial powerhouse and former Advertising Woman of the Year, Cindy Gallop. We talk #MeToo, awards shows and more...

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In Orbit With... Ari Kuschnir

The Moon Unit chats with the founder of avant-garde production and entertainment company m ss ng p eces about what's next for VR...