This film is part of Free
The tale of a quest to free Napoleon Bonaparte from exile on the island of St Helena, including fresh insight into the mystery of The Emperor's pickled private parts.
Animation & Artists Moving Image 2001 4 mins
A watercolour animation about Napoleon Bonaparte. It is a tale of courage and war, heartbreak, death and pickled private parts. Comic colour capers as we learn the tabloid tale of Bonaparte and his not-so bony part. A sensual wash from Waterloo to auctioneers as his pickled portion goes under the hammer. History was never this persuasive. History was never this.
Commissioned by Animate!
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.
Olivia Hussey and Leonard Whiting Q&A for Shakespeare Lives
Inside Film 2016 31 mins
The stars of Franco Zeffirelli’s Romeo and Juliet are reunited on stage for the first time since 1968 as part of the BFI and British Council’s Shakespeare on Film.
Amateur film 1965 11 mins Location: Redhill Aerodrome
The skies above Redhill are abuzz with planes as the fliers of Surrey's Tiger Club perform an aerial show for the crowds below
Brighton Seaside - Airshow & Silver Jubilee in Bromley
Amateur film 1977 11 mins Location: Brighton
Tony Mitchell captures a variety of events during Jubilee year - including day trips to Brighton and a bunting covered London as well as an accident at an airshow
This is Bournemouth
Promotional 1969 17 mins Location: Bournemouth
Bournemouth. A holiday resort that’s got the lot. Sunshine, sandy beaches, gardens, shops, fine dining and entertainment - with sports stars and a few beauty queens thrown in
The Building of the Eastern Road flyover on the M27
Amateur film 1970 7 mins Location: Hilsea
The roads around Portsmouth are about to be transformed with concrete and steel in this 1970 film from W J Evans.
A Tour of Conservative Wards in Southampton
Amateur film 1935 14 mins Location: Southampton
A Tory MP and his wife meet their female battalions in a tour of Southampton's wards - while Stanley Baldwin lends his own support at an outdoor fete