Multimedia artist Graham Fink’s thirty years as an art director, creative director, ECD and founder of his own conceptual production company in the vibrant London industry, won him multiple awards and cemented his reputation as one of advertising’s preeminent creative minds. In 2011 he made the move east to become CCO for Ogilvy China.
SHP+ sat down with Graham at the 2015 Shanghai London Advertising Forum (SLAF 2015), following his talk ‘What I have learnt as CCO of China’s biggest agency’ in which he discussed cultural differences, attitudes to creativity and the frenetic pace of the Chinese industry.
You can read more from Graham in his SLAF 2015 preview here.
Graham Fink出席了2015年度上海—伦敦广告论坛（SLAF 2015），并发表《中国最大的广告公司首选创意官的学习经验》的演说。他在演说中探讨了中国广告业在不同文化背景，工作态度和创意思维下的发展。演讲结束后，SHP+有幸采访了Graham。
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Filmmaking & Craft 广告摄制和专业技巧
“People here value craft, but a lot don’t know how to do it. The craft skills here leave a lot to be desired. It needs to really improve. But there’s a tremendous willingness to learn.”
Graham discusses the creative environment in China and how the differences have affected his process.
World Class Work 世界级作品
“Unless you’re going to be different, you’re never going to make any breakthrough at all. You’ve got to have a bit of a ‘what the fuck’ moment.”
Graham discusses creative inspirations and his criteria for what constitutes great advertising work.