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A tragic story is played out by porcelain figurines residing in a bric-a-brac shop.
Animation & Artists Moving Image 2008 9 mins
A tragic story is played out by porcelain figurines residing in a bric-a-brac shop. Barnaby Barford's animation explores notions of forbidden love, material wealth and class divisions using traditions of value within ceramics, while also turning the classic ‘rags to riches’ plot on its head with an unexpected twist.
Commissioned by Animate Projects, funded by Arts Council England and Channel 4.
Bradley Manning Had Secrets
Animation & Artists Moving Image 2011 5 mins
The story of Chelsea Manning (formerly known as Bradley), not as a Wikileaks 'hacktivist', but as a young American soldier simultaneously going through a crisis-of-conscience and a crisis-of-gender-identity.
The Black Dog's Progress
Animation & Artists Moving Image 2008 3 mins
A series of flipbooks tell the sad story of the Black Dog.
Animation & Artists Moving Image 2009 5 mins
Tad's Nest - the place where eels mature before being compelled to return to a location using only memories of sensations to guide them.
Animation & Artists Moving Image 2012 3 mins
A black and white, kaleidoscopic, multi-layered, hyper-kinetic typographical poem.
The Life Size Zoetrope
Animation & Artists Moving Image 2007 6 mins
A film about the cycle of life on one giant wheel. The Life Size Zoetrope is the celebratory life story of one man, told via a one-take live action shot of a human zoetrope containing the film.
Imperial Provisor Frombald
Animation & Artists Moving Image 2013 4 mins
The true story of a Serbian clerk who became embroiled in the world's first vampire hysteria.
Grounded on the Platters: HMS Conway
Home movie 1953 7 mins Location: Anglesey/Ynysmôn
A sorry end to any ship: timings, tide and wind played their part in pushing HMS Conway onto the Platters rocks in the Menai Strait on 14/4/1953.
Exeter Real Ale Festival
News 1975 3 mins Location: Exeter
The wet and warm ale goes down a treat as aficionados gather to celebrate real ale.
Home movie 1955 8 mins Location: Llanddwyn Island/Ynys Llanddwyn
Sea pinks and samphire, lighthouses and church ruins – Llanddwyn’s charms are many and varied.
News 1979 2 mins Location: Plymouth
Experimentation with a coat for two leaves couples with really no escape.
Bath Festival of Blues and Progressive Music
News 1970 2 mins Location: Shepton Mallet
Progressive gathering of festival goers hits the blues.
Dawson: Lower Penn Show
Home movie 1954 4 mins Location: Lower Penn
Another blustery summer day in the 1950s and it's Lower Penn's carnival parade.