Saturday, 5 December 2009
Tuesday, 1 December 2009
Monday, 19 October 2009
FRI 13 NOV.
Green Room, 1pm.
To book a place email firstname.lastname@example.org with 'Animation Workshop' in the title.
Want to animate a poem? Award-winning animator Kate Jessop offers a frame-by-frame guide to visualising verse, from the first kernel of inspiration, to plotting out a visual narrative, using the rhythm of the source material as an editing guide through to the technical challenges of sound designing a poem-film.
Kate Jessop is a mixed-media filmmaker who specialises in layered animation and live action montage, combining hand crafted and new media techniques. She has worked with Comma Film since 2006, adapting the work of writers such as Simon Armitage, Gaia Holmes and David Constantine. Her very first poem-adaptation 'Desires' was shortlisted for the Virgin Media Shorts prize 2008 (and then shopwn in cinemas ahead of feature films across the country), it was also included on the Best of Birds Eye View and WIFTI showreels in 2007 and shown in over 30 countries world wide. 'Desires' is now distributed through Shorts International. Her ACE-funded film 'When the Telescope Came' won the Femme Fantastique prize at the London Short Film Festival 2008, and 'The Loss' has recently shown at Raindance and Branchage Festival. Kate has also programmed for various events and festivals including Manchester's Girls on Film collective, Salford Film festival, Birds Eye View and Ladyfest. She is just about to start a residency in Berlin.
Green Room, Workspace
Tuesday, 15 September 2009
Tuesday, 8 September 2009
'The Loss', last years adaptation of the story by David Constantine will be showing at the Branchage Jersey international film festival, details here: http://www.branchagefestival.com/film/short-films-new-submissions-3-fantasy-worlds
Wednesday, 15 July 2009
Monday, 29 June 2009
I've just signed a 7 year distribution deal with Shorts International for 'Desires', my first Comma Film commission of the poem by Gaia Holmes. Shorts International supply short films to multi-platforms around the world including TV channels HBO, Canal+ and various digital platforms. This means the film will be unavailable to watch online now, but is still touring UK cinemas playing before the main feature, check out earlier post for tour schedule.
Monday, 22 June 2009
A selection of shorts made with Comma Film are screening across the UK on the BBC Big Screens throughout June and July, showing at:
Saturday, 6 June 2009
Tuesday, 2 June 2009
Sunday, 19 April 2009
I'll be at the Moves '09 film festival in Manchester (24 - 27th April) for my screening with Comma Film and artists talk for the 'Dance for Camera nights' event where we'll be discussing the role of narrative in artists film. Details below:
This Friday (24th), 9pm. Cervantes Institute. Free.
Join us for our popular forum for artists, hosted by Simon Fildes (University of Dundee). This is a chance to discuss the issues relevant to screen dance as well as an opportunity to learn from and network with fellow artists.
The events guest speaker is Lucy Cash, screen dance artist and South East Dance Fellow 2009. Lucy Cash and Simon Fildes will explore the idea of narrative in relation to non-fiction and fiction works. Through an informal conversation different approaches to narrative are considered and a playful experiment into instant narrative will be undertaken!
Dance for Camera Nights also features a work-in-progress sharing with artist Kate Jessop exploring her short film adaptation work in animation and mixed media film.
Thursday, 19 February 2009
Girls on Film International Women's Day event at Bradford Playhouse, 8/3/09, 2 - 5.30pm, £2 featuring short films, music, performance...for full line up and details check out www.girlsonfilmnetwork.org
Thursday, 12 February 2009
My Arts Council funded film When the Telescope Came is being screened at a Poetryfilm event showcasing films and performance. Details below: