Video playlists from the most interesting people in the creative industries. We are the Desert Island Discs of internet video.


Anna Sudit

Anna Sudit is an art director and illustrator from New York, currently based in London. She is intrigued and inspired by combining very different interests in a cohesive whole; fashion, subculture and sexuality are reflected in her bold and shiny illustrations. Anna has worked with clients, including: Refinery29, Vice, Bullett Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar, ASOS, and TNT.

George Michael - Too Funky 4 MINUTES

I wanted to put this first because I feel like it is a great visual representation of the bio above. With that being said it’s one of the top 5 videos to represent me as an individual. I think George Michael visualised and vocalised sexuality in a way that felt naughty but you couldn’t help but want it, at that time it feels like no one else was doing that. Lyrically, the song is almost like reading from an erotic novel. You get the same feeling listening to it in your headphones on the tube as you do reading erotica.

Thierry Mugler is one of my favourite fashion designers. In the 90’s what Mugler sent down the runway, to me, is the definition of sexy. His models always looked like Goddesses. He’s got an amazing mix of classic feminine silhouettes and loads of PVC which feels quite BDSM. His exaggerated futuristic robot like designs remind me a lot of Hajime Soroyama’s “Sexy Robot” which is one of my favourite books. I could go on and on about the details of this music video and why, for me, it’s hard to top

Cat Power - Speaking for Trees part 2/2 49 MINUTES

This is a long two part video or Cat Power playing older songs in the woods. I searched for this one because I wanted to find a video of her which captures how I feel about her. I think I started listening to Cat Power when I was in high school and I heard her cover of Cat Stevens in a holiday commercial. I immediately ran to my computer to look her up. The time between high school and end of college was when I started experimenting with different mediums in art and trying to find my place. For many reasons those were some of the most emotional and emotionally exhausting years of my life. I’ll always think of Cat Power when I think back to those times because I listened to her 24/7. Through emotional breakdowns, not sleeping for days because of deadlines, and when skipping class because I couldn’t stay awake during it and was walking around New York City by myself.

Gummo - Harmony Korine 3 minutes

Gummo came out when I was 8 years old but I’d not seen it til I was about in my teens. It may be my first conscious memory of realizing I was interested in what wasn’t being generally shown. Taboos and subcultures and everything I didn’t know. It’s put me on to other Harmony Korine films and he’s come to be one of my favorite directors and overall artists.

Marina Abromovic & Ulay - The Other : Rest Energy 2 MINUTES

I think that every artist when creating something, wants to capture some sort of emotion in the person looking at it. Marina Abromovic… She has power over just about anyone, they look at her and explode with emotion they didn’t even know was there. She captures humanity in a phenomenal, extremely emotional way, and no other artist has ever made me feel this way before. This video of her and her old partner holding an arrow pointed directly at her heart, while they are wearing microphones to pick up heartbeats and irregular breathing as it intensifies.

Marilyn Manson Debates Bill O’Rilley 7 MINUTES

I couldn’t do this without a video of Marilyn Manson in the mix. There’s a lot to be said about Marilyn Manson and why I’ve liked him so much for years. When It comes to being artistically influential, I think overall he is an individual who does whatever the fuck he wants to do, for no other reason than that he wants to do it. While getting loads of backlash from the public, I think today he’s at the point where, he is globally respected, if not admired.

Sonic Youth - 100% Directed by Spike Jonze 3 MINUTES

I was born in Russia, I moved to Israel when I was 1 and then to New York City when I was 15. Everything I am today has everything to do with where I’ve been. The years I spent in NYC made me a New Yorker. New York is and will always be my home. Spike Jonze always felt very New York to me and his videos always felt like pieces of my youth glued together, same goes for Sonic Youth.



The Best of the First Year of CURATE.TV

It’s been one year! We’ve had over 150 videos from 28 inspiring creatives. To celebrate we’re bringing together the most tip-top, spine-tingling, frame-breaking, content and...

  • director of photography

Henry Lockyer

Henry Lockyer is a Director of Photography working across documentary, artist’s film, drama and commercial. He prizes the behind-closed-doors access that showing up in a...

  • Illustrator

Ailsa Johnson

Ailsa Johnson is an illustrator and designer who studied at Edinburgh College of Art. She has twice been highly commended in the Macmillan’s Children award...

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Sven Lindhorst-Emme

Sven Lindhorst-Emme was born in Bielefeld, Germany in 1978. He studied and worked as a lithographer from 1998 and in 2008 began studying Graphic and...

  • Editor
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David Jenkins

David Jenkins is a journalist and movie fanatic who studied at Liverpool University and City University in London. He counts his main education as watching...

  • Music Producer

Jeremiah Glazer

Jeremiah Glazer runs PS 379, a boutique music & video production studio in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Having previously been a guitarist in a punk rock...

  • art director
  • Party of One

Nicole Licht

Nicole Licht is an artist turned art director and designer. Based out of Brooklyn, New York, she makes up ½ of Party of One Studio,...

  • Photographer

Jameela Elfaki

Jameela Elfaki is a London based photographer and creative with an interest in photographing women of colour in an unconventional way; articulating and representing diversity...

  • Illustrator
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Jay Cover

Illustrator, artist and educator Jay Cover was born and raised on the Isle of Man and studied Visual Communication at Leeds College of Art. He...

  • Photographer

Liz Seabrook

Liz Seabrook is a portrait, lifestyle and food photographer based in London, who’s very willing to travel. She’s happiest when meeting new people, especially if...

  • Artist

Tim Head

Tim Head is a London-based multimedia artist, designer and filmmaker. He has exhibited internationally at collections and solo shows in New York, Berlin, Madrid, Los...

  • Projects by IF
  • Strategist

Ella Fitzsimmons

Ella is Head of Narrative Strategy at Projects by IF, a technology studio specialising in ethical and practical uses of data. She’s lived and worked...

  • creative director
  • Nuevo.Studio

Alvaro Arregui

Founder and Director at Tokyo’s design innovation shop: Nuevo.Studio, Alvaro is a spaniard who graduated in art and design and has run studios in Zaragoza,...

  • Animator

Jonathan Djob Nkondo

Jonathan Djob Nkondo is an independent filmmaker, illustrator and freelance 2D animator based in France. He studied animation at Paris’ Gobelins, l’École de l’Image and...

  • art director
  • Illustrator

Nicole Ginelli

Nicole Ginelli is a Brooklyn based independent art director, animator, and illustrator. Known for her illustrative album covers for labels like Leaving, Dark Entries, B.I.S....

  • freelance designer

Guy Moorhouse

Guy is an independent designer who helps make things on the internet. He’s done this for lots of organisations from tiny start-ups to large tech...

  • Illustrator

Petra Eriksson

Petra Eriksson is a visual artist and illustrator from Stockholm, currently living in Barcelona. She studied fine art followed by graphic design at Berghs School...

  • freelance designer

Fabrizio Festa

Fabrizio is an Italian designer and illustrator based in Stoke Newington, London. Former TCO London and Human After All, he now works as a freelance designer...

  • Illustrator

Merijn Hos

Merijn Hos is a visual artist living and working in Utrecht, the Netherlands. He divides his time between working as a commercial illustrator and working...

  • Illustrator

Melissa Deckert

Melissa Deckert is a multidisciplinary designer, art director and content creator who loves to work with her hands. Based out of Brooklyn, New York, she...

  • digital editor
  • Little White Lies Magazine

Adam Woodward

Adam Woodward is the Digital Editor at Little White Lies Magazine. Little White Lies was established in 2005, it’s committed to championing great movies and...

  • Strategy director
  • Ustwo

Russell Davies

Russell Davies is Strategy Director at ustwo and contributing editor at Wired. He thinks about what happens when organisations and services meet the internet and he builds...

  • Freelance writer

James Cartwright

James Cartwright is a freelance writer and editor. He currently edits Weapons of Reason magazine and was formerly Print Editor at It’s Nice That.

  • freelance designer

Philippa Thomas

Philippa Thomas is a freelance graphic designer and photographer based in London. She’s currently Instagrammer in residence at the Barbican Centre

  • Director & DOP

Ed Andrews

Ed Andrews is a journalist-turned-film-director who has spent the last decade striving to create vaguely entertaining things. Having previously worked for such print titles as...

  • Publishing

Publication Studio London

Louisa and Sharon run the London arm of an international network of 11 print on demand publishers from Vancouver, BC and Hudson, NY to Rotterdam,...

  • Music Producer

Evan Lelliott

Better known as one half of techno duo Increments. Born in the Caribbean and raised in London – this eclectic combination influenced the kaleidoscopic rhythms...