Monday 22 January 2018

Finally got to see' The Moon and the Sledgehammer' at LSFF

Peter Trevelyan's 1971 documentary about a family living off-grid in rural Sussex, presented at London short film fest by Andrew K├Âtting. This is a pic of the Q&A afterwards. A gorgeous crisp 35mm print exuded life. The subjects speak in gently warbling dialect, scattered with folk rhyme, leg pulling and bafflement. Their woodland cottage is surrounded by many steam engine contraptions, crumbling vehicles, rosebushes and church organs. Particularly loved some close ups of beetles and bugs escaping a lumber saw.
Some light shed here: Guardian article 25 May 2016

Friday 5 January 2018

Hairdressers on fire

Thought this earlier sketch of clippy snippy hairdressers needed a bit of animating