30 July 2012

Making Chairs

Over the last few months I've been working on John's latest dance film - The Trouble with Chairs. Here's how we made it:

Making Chairs from John Coombes on Vimeo.
A short documentary about the making of my latest dance film: The Trouble with Chairs.
Shot over a period of five months as we pieced together moves and worked out the plot.
Some of the sequences rehearsed here didn't make it to the film, and vice versa.

dancers: Lucy Bourne and Irma Carpino
camera operator: Jess Hutchinson
costume designer: Ailsa Windsor
art director: Katrin Freitag
music: Chelsea Boys by Maerz
editor: Nigel Lodge

12 July 2012

Our boy

It's been very quiet on this blog, and here's one of the reasons why:  Jacob. On 27th May our little baby boy arrived.

Welcome to the world Jacob! I am still over the moon and so relieved and grateful for having a healthy child.