Category : things I’m doing, done and planning on doing

Did the 4th Film Jam at the Cube Cinema on Saturday as part of the Hendo nights that go on there. We last did film jams over 12 – 14 years ago back in the early days of the Cube. Mega thanks to Rod Maclachlan  for coming and jamming.    

Continue Reading...

Extremely pleased to be offered the Imperial War Museums Debrie 35mm step printer. This machine was built in the 1930’s and has been used by IWM to transfer all their Nitrate films to safety film.

Continue Reading...

Heres the light show as we ended up setting it up. On several tables infront of the stage, effectively as the front row. Operating the OHPs meant standing up and this probably caused some obstruction to visibility for some of the audience. At the bottom left of the picture is the 16mm modified to hand cranked which featured in the …

Continue Reading...
Written on Sep, 17, 2012 by in

Holding up in woodbridge at the half way mark for the tour. Its been impossible to blog because of time restraints, internet scarcity and mammoth workload and show schedule. I can offer here but a mere sample of this tour in photo form. Its been an amazing journey so far, mentally, emotionally, phsyically, creatively. Erica, Matt and Tall have been …

Continue Reading...

Here are some images of stuff in studio in preparation for the MV / EE tour which we start next week. I will be posting blogs for each show hopefully. Our basic set-up consists of 4 x kodak 35mm slide projectors on dimmers, 2 Epidiascopes using various lights/lamps as projections, a prism beam splitter and prism (in reverse), 2 OHP …

Continue Reading...

Here are some frame grabs from Esther Campbells film working of a James Blackshaw track. Was shot on an Arri for first 2 days, then I used a Bolex on the last day. I will post a link to the finished piece when its available. Really happy with the results especially this shot where we crane down from high in …

Continue Reading...
Written on Jun, 30, 2012 by in

Recently went to Cinema Nova in Bruxells. Been waiting to see this place for ten years. They were hosting a Kino Climates meeting and it was a great event with lots of meetings, dialogue, screenings and socialising.         The Kino Climates network has great potential. One thing I will be pushing now is proclaiming a ‘CELLULOID’ movement …

Continue Reading...

‘Phantom Walls’ was the title of a piece of work I made for the gallery space run as part of my old studio building on Lower Stokes Croft. The finished installation consisted of Sculptural element, sound playback and low frequency presence. The darkened room provided an ideal setting and a false wall behind which to install the CD and cross-over …

Continue Reading...
Written on Mar, 15, 2012 by in

Im preparing for an exhibition at the Backside Space in the motorcycle showroom. The space is a blackened room with no light. I have been preparing a vintage Vitavox N-series compression driver and a square 3 cell horn and along with a large set of legs for a 35mm camera these will constitute the sculptural parts of the sonic work. …

Continue Reading...

This is the kit I’m currently carrying with me in Haiti. I’m here as one of a three people team from the Cube Cinema forming the current field team for HKKP. I’m planning on using the free time I have here to document what I can about the people and places we see, a people struggling to rebuild their lives …

Continue Reading...