For their 70th birthday, international architecture firm Benoy commissioned Stephenson / Bishop to film 15 of their key projects in Europe, Asia and the Middle East over a 6 week period. In addition to the 15 Building Study films, individual clips were also embedded into their new website, making the footage integral to their rebrand. You can see how this works here.
Under the moniker ‘Stephenson / Bishop‘, Jim Stephenson and I make films about design, architecture and the built environment. This was a study we made of the King’s Cross development for The Developer.
A film about user experience in the new realm of public / private land and those that are using the space.
EPR Architects describe it as ” a tribute to Savile Row’s tailoring heritage, clad in 10,000 hand glazed ceramic tiles and positioned on a decorative sand-cast bronze plinth.”
Lathwood said “It is conceived as a large, rising, pathway that compels the curious visitor to follow it through the exhibition hall and up into the roof area with the promise of touching the ceiling.” Over the course of 6 weeks visitors to the gallery could see the installation being built, then were able to walk on it and finally see it being deconstructed.
This film was made to accompany the exhibition and was shown inside the gallery. Photos of the installation are here.
Filmmaker Al Compton and I travelled to Iceland in July 2016 to make a series of short documentaries for Hálendið (The Highland Project), to help persuade the Icelandic government to turn the highland into a national park, to be owned by the Icelandic nation as a whole, stoping the spread of industrialisation across the last wilderness in Europe.
We shot interviews with eight different people involved with The Highland Project over 10 days across the highland. Images from the project are here.
Jim Stephenson and I met with her as part of our ongoing Lightbulb series – 2 minute mini-documentaries on people in the creative industries that we find inspiring.
When Ben Watt returned to the studio in 2014 to record his first solo album in 30 years, he asked me to document the process.
Filmed just before the release of the award-winning album ‘Hendra’, this documentary is the inside story into the making of the album. It includes previously unseen live footage and interviews with Bernard Butler, David Gilmour and Ewan Pearson.
We were looking for a distinct location with a strong look to shoot in that mirrored the lives of the women in the video’s narrative. Filming took place in Lulot Gardens, part of the iconic Whittington Estate, designed by Peter Tabouri in the Brutalist style the mid 1970’s.