Track Review: Surrender // Birdy

After a five year wait, fans of Birdy can enjoy the first release from her fourth album, Young Heart. ‘Surrender’ doesn’t disappoint. It’s an enchanting return. The singer-songwriter Jasmine van den Bogaerde is now 24-years-old. For over half her life, she’s performed music. Birdy, a family nickname stemming from a large gaping mouth she had […]Read More

Albert and the Sustainability of British TV

Last September, BAFTA and BFI published Screen New Deal, a blueprint for improving British TV and film’s sustainability. The report estimates an average hour’s filming currently amounts to a return flight from London to New York’s carbon footprint. A tentpole film, a movie with a budget of over $70 million, is equivalent to eleven one-way […]Read More