Life in the Undergrowth: Close up filming of Collembola
(prog 1), Tardigrades, parasitoid aquatic Chalcid wasps..
Natural World: Location shoot on Super16 in Iran, filming
Hermit crabs and Mudskippers. Super16 UW filming of coral
reef habitat at Sheedvar Island, Persian Gulf.
Incredible Journeys: Time Lapse of mosquito egg and
larval development for Caribou programme.
Incredible Journeys: Location shoot in Japan for Eels
programme. First ever Super16 footage of eels spawning, also
time lapse of egg development and rare footage of preleptocephalus
and leptocephalus larval stages. Produced by Nigel Marvin.
Histories and The Secret Life of Plants: Scanning
Electron Microscope footage of leaf stomata, recorded on Betacam
SP, results as moving tracking shots across leaf surface.
Shot at Jodrell lab, Kew Gardens.
Lifesense: 16mm cinemicrography of cytoplasmic streaming
in fungal hyphae, and time lapse of mycelial growth.
Cancer - Compass Films : Time Lapse cell growth, 10 week
time lapse of crown gall tumour growing in a tobacco plant after
inoculation with Agrobacterium tumefasciens.
Well Being - Holmes Associates: programme about the health
implications of living with dogs. 16mm cinemicrography of the
parasitic Nematode Toxocara canis.
C4 Christmas titles: cinemicrography of crystal growth,
originally shot on 35mm for OSF.
Wildlife On One
was a Fly: Location shoot in Chicago, included time lapse
of 200lb pig being consumed by maggots over one week, creation
of UW set of abandoned car covered in blackfly larvae, cinemicrography
of wood thin sections and diatoms using motorised tracking microscope
stage. Live action camera of flash flies and blow flies laying
eggs on carrion, fly eggs hatching, time lapse of pupariation,
Planet Productions |
the Mountain Tapir: One of 13 part 'Endangered' series,
produced by Richard Brock about environmental damage in the
Andes. Two month
location shoot, comprising of three expeditions into remote
areas of Ecuador and Columbia. Main objective to film the nearly
extinct Mountain Tapir, plus the associated research work. 16mm
Europe series: Super16 tank shoot of the mating behaviour
of American Signal Crayfish.
Living Europe series: Super16 footage of plankton, in
Wildlife On One: Riddle of the Sands. Microcinematography
of estuarine mud samples, showing planarian worms feeding on
installation: a two month exhibition funded by the Film
and Video Umbrella and Supernova (main funding by AT&T).
Floor projection of time lapse film of a decomposing cow, plus
a 'live' ecosystem consisting of the nematode Coenorhabditis
elegans, 3 chip camera supplied by JVC.
Broadcast Convention, Amsterdam: JVC commissioned a short
programme of crystal growth to show the performance of the KY-F55E
microscope camera. Also hired my microscope equipment to show
'live' ecosystem as in the NHM exhibition.
part series on the human body. Time lapse 16mm footage of
nerve cell growth (mouse dorsal root ganglion cells) and mitosis.
programme about Asthma:
involved shooting 8 hours of Digital Betacam using the highest
quality optics and 3 chip medical imaging
camera of mast cell degranualtion, neutrophil chemotaxis, human
columnar epithelial cells showing normal cilial basal rhythm
and dyskinesia, leucocyte rolling and adhesion.
funded experiment with Sony and Kodak using 16mm, 35mm and HDTV.
Compared microscope footage on different formats, HD looked
(canine kidney epithelial cells) 3 day time lapse, showing formation
of pavement epithelium.
Eye: 16mm stop frame animation of fossils appearing out
Cinemicrography of thin sections of wheatgerm.
music by Brian Eno. One of the first ambient videos. Low magnification
cinemicrography using polarised light showing the beauty crystal
Noodle advert: Wacky video using mainly computer generated
imagery, incorporating some of my microscope footage, often
pirated for club use, clips were used in a pot noodle advert
which had to be withdrawn after complaints about causing viewers
to have epileptic fits! music by Humanoid, funded by Virgin
Stakker production:'Westworld' funded by Warp. Music
supplied by Aphex Twin. I supplied a range of scientific footage
on Digital Betacam and Betacam Sp. top