Fashion Film Awards 2019 in partnership with Harrods
24 July 2019
SHOWstudio are delighted to announce this year's Fashion Film Awards, taking place 17 October 2019 in partnership with the esteemed luxury department store, Harrods.
Interview: Kim Jones
30 May 2019
Artistic director Kim Jones interviewed by Georgina Evans on 28 May 2019 as a part of SHOWstudio’s 'In Fashion' series.
16 February 2019
SHOWstudio and Maison Margiela present Reality Inverse, an innovative, short fashion film showcased at the Serpentine Gallery, London.
02 November 2018
SHOWstudio presents '100 WOMEN' an exhibition celebrating the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the UK.
24 April 2018
SHOWstudio presents Queer, an open, interrogative and creative project to explore the term and its several meanings.
09 March 2018
After British Vogue hired Knight’s longtime collaborator Edward Enninful as the new Editor in Chief, for his debut work in Enninful’s new Vogue, Knight looked back to the subculture that first inspired him
Antigone: Lonely Planet
19 December 2017
To launch its collaboration with the Onassis Cultural Centre, SHOWstudio opens critical discourse around the central themes of family and femininity in a series of interviews and conversations.
Interview: A$AP Rocky
13 October 2017
Rapper and fashion icon A$AP Rocky joined Lou Stoppard for a direct and confrontational conversation. Rocky and Stoppard discussed all manner of topics, from Raf Simons to feminism and drugs.
Gareth Pugh S/S 18
16 September 2017
Up to this point Gareth Pugh had shown his collections through the runway. For S/S 18, Pugh teamed up with Nick Knight and philosophical artist Olivier de Sagazan to create a fashion film in which the collection would be presented.
Best in Show
11 August 2017
SHOWstudio launches Best in Show to allow characters and creatives from within the industry to select and discuss a favourite item from the latest season, offering a unique insight into how the shows truly affect the individual.
SHOWtech: Ungewöhnlich Schön
04 August 2017
SHOWstudio introduces SHOWtech, a segment in which Nick Knight and a member of the photography or film team explain the technicalities behind complex production.
Moving Kate Tokyo
'Moving Kate', SHOWstudio’s exhibition showcasing artist renderings of Kate Moss’ memorable fashion moments, goes international and opens at The Mass Gallery in Tokyo, Japan.
19 June 2017
CHAOS duo, Katie Lyall and Charlotte Stockdale, asked SHOWstudio Director Nick Knight to create a project for CHAOS 69. Knight contacted a selection of incredible boundary-pushing talents who inspired him on Instagram to take part.
Fashion Film Submissions
15 June 2017
In its continued endeavour to offer a platform to new filmmakers to showcase their work, SHOWstudio launches Submissions. Fashion illustrators, acclaimed and emerging, and fashion filmmakers could now submit their work to be published.
Brexit: The Impact on the Fashion Industry
23 May 2017
In-keeping with its ethos of international awareness and its reach to a global audience, SHOWstudio presents a Brexit project that offers conversations into the repercussions of the vote on the fashion industry.
06 March 2017
Nick Knight united with rapper Travis Scott for the cover story of Numéro Magazine’s 33rd issue. Knight captured Scott in a series of elevated twists and turns, signifying Scott’s ascension and upswing within the music industry.
01 December 2016
Created especially for the 2016 British Fashion Awards, 'Up!' and '90210' captured Nick Knight’s vision of current and contemporary fashion. Both films celebrate the diversity and spirit that Knight consistently promotes through his work.
Nick Knight: Image
06 October 2016
Daelim Museum, Seoul, Korea presented 'Nick Knight: Image', Korea's first exhibition of works by Nick Knight and Knight's first solo show. The pivotal show displayed over 100 works and installations.
Comme des Garçons
09 September 2016
Nick Knight and stylist Katie Shillingford united to celebrate key pieces from Comme des Garçons' A/W 16 collection for AnOther Magazine. The editorial, and accompanying fashion film by Younji Ku, rocketed model Jazzelle Zanaughtti to fame.
Special Problems: Alyx S/S 16
14 June 2016
Nick Knight continues his collaboration with Matthew Williams' LVMH prize nominated label ALYX. The S/S 16 fashion film and catalogue feature model Molly Bair and draw inspiration from the modernity of her look and attitude.
09 June 2016
Beats collaborated with Nick Knight and SHOWstudio to present ‘The Seven Deadly Sins of Edward Enninful’, a film honouring 25 years of fashion by the acclaimed stylist.
03 November 2015
Motivated by questioning existing depictions of the North of England in fashion imagery, Lou Stoppard and Manchester-based academic Adam Murray united to unpick Northern identity and the effect of geographic space on creative output.
A Beautiful Darkness
22 October 2015
To launch their Halloween 'Widow Series' - an ode to the famous widow, Madame Clicquot - champagne doyens Veuve Clicquot tapped Nick Knight and SHOWstudio to curate the debut immersive, haunting event.
Fashion Film Awards 2016 in collaboration with QIC Global Real Estate
21 October 2015
In October 2015, Nick Knight announced the brief for our first ever fashion film award. Established in collaboration with QIC Global Real Estate, the award was the latest step in Knight’s commitment to developing the medium.
Interview: Kanye West
06 October 2015
Fashion icon, award-winning recording artist and one half of the world’s most talked about couple, Kanye West was the eleventh participant in our In Camera live interview series.
10 June 2015
MACHINE-A and Hong Kong retailer JOYCE collaborated with filmmaker Nick Knight and Rei Nadal to showcase the work of Chinese and British fashion graduates. The resulting film is reflective of SHOWstudio’s unwavering support for young talent.
13 March 2015
In conjunction with the opening of 'Savage Beauty' at the V&A in March 2015, SHOWstudio celebrated the life of the late Lee McQueen and his fruitful bond with Nick Knight by revealing hidden gems of unseen McQueen footage from his archive to the public.
Sole Searching in South America
30 September 2014
After a tip off about a store stacked with vintage adidas SHOWstudio contributor and creator of the adidas Originals x SPEZIAL range Gary Aspden put together a team of adidas fanatics to travel to Buenos Aires.
27 August 2014
SHOWstudio’s 'Girly' series unpicked fashion's relationship with overt, cartoon femininity. Envisaged by Lou Stoppard and SHOWstudio Director Nick Knight, the project featured a film by Knight and Rei Nadal alongside essays and interviews.
The More Visible They Make Me, The More Invisible I Become
13 May 2014
Nick Knight’s second ever fashion film. The work, which stars a twenty-year-old Kate Moss, was shot in 1995 and explores obsession, anonymity and privacy. Featuring footage from security cameras, when surveillance culture was a topic of controversy.
30 April 2014
SHOWstudio’s 'Subjective' interview series begins. Knight sought to empower models by putting their oft-unheard stories in the spotlight. He talks to a range of women whose faces and forms helped create the world's most iconic images.
There's Something About Mary
21 March 2014
Since Mary Katrantzou's earliest collections, SHOWstudio has admired and championed the London-based designer. To celebrate her brand's growth, Nick Knight collaborated with Katrantzou on a fashion film which showcased iconic pieces from her archive.
Proud To Protest
10 February 2014
SHOWstudio and Gareth Pugh joined Amnesty International in their fight against the prejudice and violence directed towards Russia's LGBTI community. Nick Knight and Pugh asked the fashion industry to join the cause by taking part in mini video clips.
17 November 2013
Fascinated by the visual language of the internet, Nick Knight collaborated with Simon Foxton to explore the impact of our exposure to this imagery on a daily basis. #asif draws together the new unique aesthetics of the web.
Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore!
04 November 2013
To celebrate Somerset House's 'Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore!' exhibition, launched in partnership with the Isabella Blow Foundation and Central Saint Martins, SHOWstudio honours the extraordinary life and wardrobe of the late fashion editor.
BLKKK SKKKN HEAD
22 July 2013
Kanye West and Nick Knight collaborated on West’s music video for 'BLKKK SKKKN HEAD'. Using pioneering 3D scanning and motion capturing technologies, both artists showed their commitment to exploring new creative territories.
03 April 2013
Iris van Herpen joined forces with Nick Knight and Daphne Guinness, creating a 'Crystallization' dress live on camera. Knight captured Guinness being splashed and then offered the footage to van Herpen to create a one-of-a-kind water dress.
Asian Couture Week 2012
23 October 2012
Keen to explore new couture grounds, SHOWstudio headed to the inaugural Asian Couture Week in Bangkok, Thailand. Seven top Asian designers revealed their latest collections, alongside special capsule ranges crafted from royal Thai silk.
Kim Kardashian Sittings
23 August 2012
Never one to stray far from the pulse of the zeitgeist, Nick Knight embraced pop culture by shooting reality sensation, Twitter phenomenon and all round girl-of-the-moment Kim Kardashian for V magazine.
27 July 2012
Nick Knight's groundbreaking 2012 fashion film 'Studs', pushes gender boundaries. Simon Foxton and Bea Sweet recruit a range of subjects who refuse to comply with traditional notions of the sexes. The portraits are captured in nine unique photo studies.
23 June 2012
Nick Knight photographs Lindsey Wixson live for GARAGE Magazine, reimagining Roy Lichtenstein's comic book inspired Pop art paintings for the title's third issue. The final results are shown in editorial shots and unique moving images.
20 April 2012
Nick Knight undertakes the world’s first Instagram fashion shoot with Cara Delevigne (Follow @nick_knight).
21 December 2011
Nick Knight collaborated with Daphne Guinness on a series of fashion films and 3D sculptures that went on to form the centrepiece of the fashion windows of Paris’ Le Printemps department store in Spring 2012.
04 November 2011
SHOWstudio celebrates the inextricable link between music and fashion by inviting fashion's great and good to compile their own 'greatest hits' playlists.
Agathe and Seraphine's House
07 June 2011
‘Agathe and Seraphine’s House’ - a unique live broadcast celebrates this collaboration between Dinos Chapman and Nick Knight for Dasha Zhukova’s art-meets-fashion magazine GARAGE.
Born This Way
28 February 2011
Nick Knight directs the video for Lady Gaga’s ‘Born This Way’, SHOWstudio showcases the video and projects based on Knight’s artwork for the album.
To Lee, With Love, Nick
07 December 2010
Launch of fashion film ‘To Lee, With Love, Nick’, a tribute to Lee Alexander McQueen by Nick Knight. Showcased at the 2010 British Fashion Awards.
Interview: Lady Gaga
10 May 2010
Live ‘In Camera’ interview with Lady Gaga receives almost 26,000 question submissions and is watched by over 60,000 viewers.
28 April 2010
Nick Knight films Raquel Zimmermann in London’s Selfridges department store sporting an array of the year’s finest fashion items.
A major retrospective of SHOWstudio’s first nine years of work, ‘SHOWstudio: Fashion Revolution’ opened at London’s Somerset House in September 2009.
07 April 2009
Live stream of ‘Fashion DJs,’ a three-day music and fashion event staged at Abbey Road studios broadcast online and via radio.
Gareth Pugh A/W 09
04 March 2009
Exclusive showcase of Gareth Pugh’s Autumn/Winter 2009 fashion film, created with fashion filmmaker Ruth Hogben.
06 August 2008
Celebrating an emerging generation of fashion talent, the fashion film season ‘Future Tense’ invited new designers to create films summarising their fashion identity.
23 July 2008
Believing fashion to be inherently political, Nick Knight challenges fashion creatives to articulate their political beliefs through moving image as part of the fashion film season ‘Political Fashion’.
Flowers For Kate
15 November 2007
Showcase of ‘Flowers For Kate’ a two-day live editorial shoot with Kate Moss, where viewers participated by sending floral tributes to the supermodel for inclusion in the final project visuals.
25 October 2007
Broadcast of '24HRS', a twenty-four hour live fashion shoot in collaboration with Yves Saint Laurent.
14 December 2006
Nick Knight hosts 'Bal Masque’ at London’s Strawberry hill to mark his receipt of the Moët et Chandon Fashion Tribute 2006.
Experiments In Advertising: The Films Of Erwin Blumenfeld
25 September 2006
The previously unseen fashion films of Surrealist fashion photographer Erwin Blumenfeld showcased in 'Experiments In Advertising: The Films of Erwin Blumenfeld'.
08 June 2006
Collaborates with avant-garde London designer Gareth Pugh for 'Fash-Off', a fashion film project profiling Pugh’s career.
The Sound Of Clothes
04 April 2006
‘The Sound Of Clothes: Synaesthesia’ explores the audio qualities of clothes in a groundbreaking range of films and interactive through spring 2006.
19 December 2005
Established directors and SHOWstudio viewers were invited to re-interpret footage of John Galliano’s Spring/Summer 2006 fashion show as part of the ‘Editing Fashion’ film season.
29 September 2005
First fashion film season, 'Moving Fashion', challenged 46 global fashion leaders to experiment with the new medium of fashion film.
Bring & Buy
07 July 2005
‘Bring & Buy’ online auction project in collaboration with i-D magazine raises £19,200 for Oxfam.
Sittings: Thirty Men
01 April 2005
Monograph project profiling menswear stylist Simon Foxton - ‘Sittings: 30 Men’.
Power Of Witches
28 May 2004
Created in collaboration with Rei Kawakubo of Comme Des Garcons, ‘Power Of Witches’ shows the layers of retouching behind Nick Knight’s images.
Compulsive Viewing: The Films Of Guy Bourdin
17 April 2003
‘Compulsive Viewing: The Films of Guy Bourdin’ - SHOWstudio works with the estate of Guy Bourdin to edit fashion films from original footage of the photographer’s shoots.
SHOWstudio Begins its Unique 'In Camera' Interview Series
12 February 2003
The first of its kind, SHOWstudio's 'In Camera' interview series launched in 2003.
12 February 2003
First webchat ‘In Camera’ interview with photographer David Bailey in February 2003, followed by Kate Moss in March 2003.
Couture: The Luxury Of Not Caring
24 January 2003
First picture phone project, ‘Couture: The Luxury Of Not Caring’, reporting from the Paris haute couture shows.
19 September 2002
‘Transformer’, a series of live fashion stories created for the Internet, themed around the idea of transformation.
30 May 2002
‘design_download:Alexander McQueen’ launched, the first project allowing viewers to download a designer’s pattern and construct a garment.
03 April 2002
Julie Verhoeven and Peter Saville collaborate to create ‘Forget-Me-Not’ - pornographic illustrations presented as interactive ‘virtual wallpaper’.
Past, Present & Couture
02 March 2002
‘Past, Present and Couture’ films document Nick Knight photographing iconic pieces from John Galliano’s first five years at Dior.
13 December 2001
Our first live webcam broadcast, ‘Sleep,’ showing a 'living fashion editorial'.
02 October 2001
Nick Knight’s uncensored video for Björk’s single, ‘Pagan Poetry’. Project also features an interactive and downloadable typeface designed for the single sleeve.
27 November 2000
SHOWstudio launches on 27 November 2000 at 19:27 GMT. The first piece is ‘Diamond Blues’, a film of Kate Moss singing with Bobby Gillespie of Primal Scream.