“You may not think so from looking at me – a heavily tattooed guy with an oversized beard, but… my ‘nerdism’ is that of many an 80-year-old lady: I embroider. Yup, needle, thread and cloth kind of embroider… and I bloody love it!Continue reading “Getting Down and NERDy: Brett De Vos – Embroidery”
NERD’s CGI-sharp Light + Mathematics mirrors his infatuation for creating imaginary, child-like worlds full of billowing birds, scintillating squirrels and lustrous lions through each of his passion projects, as you may have seen in his roster of blockbuster movies such as Ice Age, Shrek, Harry Potter and Madagascar. But we wanted to know more…Continue reading “Getting Down and NERDy: Light + Mathematics – Animals & Nature”
To signify 2019’s International Women’s Day, photographer and diversity advocate Yana Binaev‘s documentary photojournalism project launched with TMRW Magazine, designed to reveal the uplifting stories of eleven incredible, influential ladies who have made their mark and written their destiny despite a bumpy journey, including the woman at the heart of NERD’s core, our founder Milana Karaica.Continue reading “Get to Know: NERD’s Woman of Power, Milana Karaica”
“I guess my most intense obsession is… SPACE!
I’ve always loved space and wanted to be an astrophysicist right up until I flopped my physics A Level.
But that didn’t stop me!
When’s the last time somebody told you that geek is the new chic? We want you to embrace, enjoy and indulge in your inner nerd! What better way to do that than by sharing with you our secret obsessions?
Introducing the mysterious, mythological world of Dungeons and Dragons…
The vibrant and stimulating world of animation director Light + Mathematics, has been welcomed into the NERD family with open arms. Combining the use of his vivid colours, love of animals and youthful vision, Light + Mathematics’ CGI success has been measured with his association with huge blockbuster movies such as Harry Potter, Shrek, Ice Age and Madagascar.
Award-winning director Hylton Tannenbaum has directed a staggering 200+ commercials during his 20 years in the industry. He has built up a diverse range of directing abilities and styles and favours performance, humour and storytelling in his work. Hylton has worked with a vast variety of brands and agencies and has picked up numerous awards including two Cannes Lions.
Our freshly launched director Hayley Morris stands for everything that we envision here at NERD – gender equality in the industry, encouraging young talent and crafting visually stunning work – that’s why we’re diving deeper into Hayley’s inspiring, handcrafted world to discover more about how she became the thriving success that she is today.
We recently welcomed animation directing duo Paloma to the NERD roster. Made up of Alicja Jasina and Lucas Borrás, Paloma is the meeting of two diverse, creative minds. Alicja, a Polish-born 2d animation director and motion graphic designer, has a background in fine art and illustration. Lucas, who is already represented by NERD, artfully blends live action and animation in his mixed-media approach to storytelling.
Together, Paloma thrive to create imaginative and visually poetic storytelling in a wide range of mediums, knowing no boundaries. With such an exciting and inclusive ethos behind their work, we couldn’t wait to get to know Paloma a little more…
Having recently launched Ahmet Iltas on our roster of talented artists and directors, we decided to get to know the multidisciplinary designer and illustrator a little better with a quick-fire Q+A session.