Collaborative Film Projects

Top Secret,   July 2016.  With NIE Theatre.  Collaborative film created with young people for a theatrical show for performance in the Alconbury Magic Mountain, Alconbury, Cambs.

ESOL Cafe, January – April 2016.  A film created with learners at the ESOL Cafe in Cambridge, commissioned by Kettle’s Yard as part of their Open House.

Facing Shadows, July 2015.  A film created by young people who have had experience of depression, in collaboration with researchers from The Anna Freud Centre.

The Foyer, Cambridge, March – May 2015, a Tracy & Hobbs project in Collaboration with Kettle’s Yard.  Using animation, projection, drawing and light, young people at the Foyer in Cambridge are working with us over weekly sessions to make work on the theme of Gaudier Brzeska.

Our House, 6’05”, 2014.  The third in the trilogy of films created with young people in care in Cambridgeshire, created as part of a research collaboration between CLAHRC-CP and Cambridgeshire Film Consortium.

How Darwin Got it Wrong, 1’30”, 2014.  An amazing drawn animation created in a day long workshop for Saffron Screen in Saffron Walden.

People and Millions of Stories brought to life, 2’00”, 2014.  A collaboration between the Cambridgeshire Film Consortium and Cambridge Museums.  I worked with Pupils from North Cambridge Academy to make a beautiful drawn animation about The Museum of Archeology and Anthropology.

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The Man who Tamed Robins, 2’00”, 2013, A Cambridgeshire Film Consortium production for King’s Hedges Primary School.  This film was commissioned as part of Voicing the Garden, an oral history project that seeks to collect, celebrate and share the stories of the people behind the plants — those who have made, grown up in or simply enjoyed the Cambridge University Botanic Garden.

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A still from The Man who Tamed Robins

Finding My Way,  3’12”, 2013, Finding my Way is the second animated documentary, created by young people in Cambridgeshire, about the challenges and expectations of leaving care, created as part of a research collaboration between CLAHRC-CP and Cambridgeshire Film Consortium. ‘’My name is Joe’ and ‘Finding my Way’’ have been voted as finalists in the category The Children in Care Award 2014.   Finding my Way was the winner in the documentary film category at the BFI Future Film Festival 2014.

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My Name is Joe, 3’30”, 2012, the first film made with young people in foster care as part of a research collaboration between CLAHRC-CP and Cambridgeshire Film Consortium.

The Nature of Laburnum Boat Club, 2”20”, 2011, a short animation created with members of the Laburnum Boat Club, commissioned by Floating Cinema.

Skeleton Dance, 4’20, 2008, an animated film created with 150 students at Mulberry School for Girls and Bigland Green Primary School, East London.  Shortlisted for the National Young Filmmakers award at the Leeds Young People’s Film Festival 2009

Bowhaven, 3”0’ 2007, an animated film created in collaboration with Bowhaven, a mental heath service user drop in centre. Commissioned by SPACE Media Arts.

Hotel De Pinhey, 6”30’ 2006, an animated film created in collaboration with mental health service users resident on Pinhey Ward at St Clement’s Psychiatric Hospital.  Commissioned by SPACE Media Arts.

An Alpine Adventure, 4” 2004.  Animated with shoelaces produced with Nina Pope for Bataville.  Made with two East Tilbury Schools inspired by the memories of older members of the East Tilbury Community.  Commissioned by Thurrock Council with Commissions East.

The Extraordinary Journey, 3”,2004. A beautiful silhouette film made with Jubilee Primary School, Hackney, funded by First Light

The Nature of Bow, 2003, 2”30’, a film produced in collaboration with Age Concern and commissioned by SPACE and Tower Hamlets Housing Association for the Bow Festival, East London

Kelp, 2001, 2”00’ an animated film to demonstrate the uses of Scotland’s native flora to children by Elizabeth Hobbs, commissioned by the Royal Botanical Gardens in Edinburgh.