A day talking about talking. First of all in Keighley looking at how the town understands the difficult issue of sexual exploitation. This is a scourge that afflicts every community almost without exception. The consensus seems to be that this is something we must learn to talk about. Discussing difficult issues is more that simply… Read More »
Like to say how thrilled I was at the launch of the Every Day Counts campaign at the Keighley Picture House. Fifteen schools in the central Keighley got together to form the campaign and I had the pleasure of producing the film.
This is one of my favorite films from the recent Keighley Creative Partnerships project. I like this one for a number of reasons but mainly because I didn’t have much work to do.
St Joseph’s Primary School wanted to gather memories of cinema goers in Keighley through a series of interviews conducted by the children. Alongside this research they were to work with Artist Amy Heild to create a scale model of the Keighley Picture House.
The idea:One of the schools in Keighley wanted to take the theme of "lots of hidden things" for their film. They didn't want to take a single person, place or event but to encourage the children to look at their environment for signs of history. The emphasis was on walking about and looking. They came… Read More »
We completed the Hidden Keighley discovery day yesterday. Six schools trekking around the town in search of boxes which had been transformed by the children.
A series of films about Hidden Keighley including a treasure hunt using hand held gps tracking devices and clues. It will be a kind of Dan Brown quest to uncover hidden secrets in the industrial landscape.
An interactive installation by John Green at the Keighley Arts Factory from Friday 11th September to Wednesday 30th September 2009. The artist gives us a tour of the piece and explains his motivation. I liked John and after we shot this he told me how he had come to art late in life and a… Read More »