The Rest is Science is my short follow up to Brave New Old. The orignal idea with Brave New Old was to employ a mechanical storytelling element to the work, almost like a toy theatre. In the follow up, I decided to try extending this literally by placing all the characters in a giant machine […]
Brave New Old is my first animated short. The intention was to create a different kind of storytelling with 3D animation: a mechanical storytelling. It’s been great having it in festivals, but I have always been most excited about putting it online for the world to watch.
The 80s in the UK must have been pretty scary, these public information films that detail how to survive a nuclear attack on britain, make for uncomfortable viewing. The sanitation one is pretty nasty. At the end of each film there is a chilling musical phrase, that pretty much sums up the 80s in a […]
John Burroughs was an American naturalist. I love the idea of understanding the animals that live around us, not just the ones that are in rainforests on the other side of the world. His book, Nature Near the Home, deals with the activities and creatures you’re likely to find in your back garden that may […]
Radio drama does not get much traction in today’s world, which is a shame because it could be so good. The guys and girls at The Truth are creating movies for your ears and hopefully redefining how you think about audio content. Highly recommend.
If, like me, you are repelled by the thought of Call of Duty, don’t worry. There is a video gaming market out there for you. ‘The Cat and the Coup is a documentary game in which you play the cat of Dr. Mohammed Mossadegh, the first democratically elected Prime Minister of Iran’. We shall discuss […]
Use the next 45 minutes of your life to get to know Nick Papadimitriou – a man whose life is dedicated to exploring and archiving areas beyond the permitted territories of the high street. This film features Russell Brand, Iain Sinclair and Will Self. Well worth your time.