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Photograph Of Jesus at One Minute Film & Video Festival

Posted by Laurie Hill at 20:12, February 17th, 2014

Director:
Laurie Hill

Photograph Of Jesus screened as part of a special programme selected by Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur at One Minute Film & Video Festival, Aarau, Switzerland.

22-25 August, 2013

Photograph Of Jesus in the DocTent this summer

Posted by Laurie Hill at 19:13, May 24th, 2013

Director:
Laurie Hill

Photograph Of Jesus will be screening at DocTent this summer.

DocTent is an initiative run in association with DocHouse - a documentary film screenings and workshops space for various music festivals across the summer.

It will be at:

Wychwood Festival
31st May - June 2nd, Cheltenham Racecourse, UK
www.wychwoodfestival.com/cinema/

Blissfields Festival
5-7th July, Winchester, UK

Laurie Hill on Radio Soulwax (contd)

Posted by Laurie Hill at 18:42, May 24th, 2013

Director:
Laurie Hill

I’ve been doing some tasty chunks of animation for the forthcoming As Heard On Radio Soulwax Pt. 2, the eagerly-awaited and final hour installment of the epic twenty four hour Radio Soulwax project devised by the Dewaele brothers. Coming soon!

Tune in at:
www.radiosoulwax.com

Photograph Of Jesus at Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film

Posted by Laurie Hill at 18:40, May 24th, 2013

Director:
Laurie Hill

Photograph Of Jesus screened at 20th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film in the festival’s special section “Animated Realities”. This special section is part of the focus on animadok and has been curated by Annegret Richter from the International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film.

Stuttgart International Festival Of Animated Film,
Germany

April 23 – 28, 2013

Laurie Hill works on Consciousness - A Performance lecture by Marcus Du Sautoy

Posted by Laurie Hill at 18:25, May 24th, 2013

Director:
Laurie Hill

Spring 2013 was another great visuals project. This time working with post-production wizards One Of Us to bring a fab visual dimension to a rather special one-off event at London’s Barbican in March:

Consciousness - A Performance lecture by Marcus Du Sautoy, Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding Of Science and mathematics guru.

For this, I was able to draw on some fascinating archival material from the Wellcome Collection and elsewhere.

Laurie Hill animates Soulwaxmas

Posted by Laurie Hill at 18:24, May 24th, 2013

Director:
Laurie Hill

Year end 2012 and the explosion that is Soulwaxmas!

Yep - things got really busy again working on live visuals for 2ManyDJ’s Soulwaxmas extravaganza, this year frying brains in Manchester, Paris and London.

Photograph Of Jesus at Short Screens in Brussels

Posted by Laurie Hill at 18:22, May 24th, 2013

Director:
Laurie Hill

Photograph Of Jesus screened at Short Screens, Actor’s Studio, Brussels, Belgium

Dec 27, 2012

Laurie Hill creates more 2ManyDjs live visuals

Posted by Laurie Hill at 18:12, May 24th, 2013

Director:
Laurie Hill

I’ve mentioned it before but haven’t gone in to a great amount of detail but over the past few years I’ve been heavily involved in creating live concert visuals for 2ManyDjs and also David and Steph’s rather wonderful and generous Radio Soulwax project.

Late summer 2012 is festival season and so I was pretty busy then with some nice things for the live set.

Been doing some off and on work on a new Radio Soulwax hour – still to be released but in the pipeline!

Laurie Hill on major feature project to be released in UK 2013

Posted by Laurie Hill at 18:12, May 24th, 2013

Director:
Laurie Hill

For a large chunk of late spring and summer 2012 I was involved on a major feature film project, animating and designing a few tasty wotnots for a key scene – anyway – it’s a whopping great film and should be out in the UK in 2013! Why not check out IMDb?

Photograph Of Jesus at Vintage Mobile Cinema

Posted by Laurie Hill at 18:11, May 24th, 2013

Director:
Laurie Hill

Photograph Of Jesus screened at Vintage Mobile Cinema, Ramsgate Arts Festival, UK

August 2012

Photograph Of Jesus screened at VideoEx Festival

Posted by Laurie Hill at 18:09, May 24th, 2013

Director:
Laurie Hill

Photograph Of Jesus screened at VideoEx Festival, Switzerland

26 May - 3 June, 2012

Photograph Of Jesus screened in Dresden

Posted by Laurie Hill at 18:08, May 24th, 2013

Director:
Laurie Hill

Photograph Of Jesus screened at
Dresden International Short Film Festival / Dresden National Theatre ’special programme’, Germany

Jan 13, 2012

Laurie Hill news update

Posted by Laurie Hill at 18:06, May 24th, 2013

I know – it’s been a looong time since the last update!

That doesn’t mean I’ve not been busy though – it means I’ve been more busy! Anyway – here goes a few retrospective updates …

Laurie Hill creates Dickens’s Dream for Dickens and London at the Museum Of London

Posted by Laurie Hill at 1:38, February 26th, 2012

Director:
Laurie Hill

Just a note to say I’ve created an animation for Dickens and London - a major exhibition being held at the Museum of London and marking the bicentenary of Charles Dickens’s birth in 2012!

It’s called Dickens’s Dream and is displayed with Dickens’s own writing desk and chair! Its inspiration is the painting of the same name by Robert William Buss.

Dickens and London is the UK’s first major exhibition on the author for over 40 years and is on until June 2012 at the Museum of London.

Dickens and London
Museum Of London
9 December 2011 - 10 June 2012

http://www.museumoflondon.org.uk




images courtesy of Museum Of London/Charles Dickens Museum

Laurie Hill on Radio Soulwax

Posted by Laurie Hill at 0:08, February 26th, 2012

Director:
Laurie Hill

Thought it was worth a wee post to say I’ve been involved for the past couple of years creating visuals for 2ManyDjs ‘Under The Covers’ live shows that have toured all over the world.

I’ve also been involved with the ongoing and rather groovy Radio Soulwax project which launched back in July last year.

I made the Jack In The Box and Celestial Voyage Pt.1 hours and also have some bits and bobs in the Under The Covers tour compilations and Introversy.

http://www.radiosoulwax.com

My Life At 40 at DOK Leipzig

Posted by Laurie Hill at 23:51, February 25th, 2012

Director:
Laurie Hill

My Life At 40 screened at DOK Leipzig, Germany

Special Program Animadok: My Life At 40

DOK Leipzig
54th International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film
Germany

October 17 - 23, 2011

Photograph Of Jesus at Palo Alto International Film Festival

Posted by Laurie Hill at 23:44, February 25th, 2012

Director:
Laurie Hill

Photograph Of Jesus screened at Palo Alto International Film Festival, USA

Palo Alto International Film Festival
USA

Sept 29 - Oct 2

Photograph Of Jesus in The Best Of Brest at Tinklai International Short Film Festival

Posted by Laurie Hill at 23:43, February 25th, 2012

Director:
Laurie Hill

Photograph Of Jesus screened in The Best of Brest Festival programme at Tinklai International Short Film Festival, Lithuania

Tinklai International Short Film Festival
Vilnius
Lithuania

Sept 21 - Oct 8

Photograph Of Jesus at Cinéfil Festival

Posted by Laurie Hill at 23:40, February 25th, 2012

Director:
Laurie Hill

Photograph Of Jesus screened at Cinéfil Festival, France

Cinéfil Festival
France
23 July - 8 August

La Roche de Glun 23-24 July
Valence 25 July
Andance 27-28 July
Les Roches de Condrieu 30 July
Sainte Colube 1-2 Aug
Lyon 4-6 August
Trevoux 8 August

Blurb as follows:
‘Born in 2007, Cinéfil Festival is a travelling festival taking place on a canal boat going through seven towns in the French region of Rhones Alpes. The screening lasts about an hour on the upper deck of the canal boat. The objective is to bring cultural propositions in cultural disinherited place. It’s why we made the choice of free and outdoors screening to get the largest public possible and to sensitive them to the short form.’

Photograph Of Jesus at ‘Tallgrass at CinemaKC’

Posted by Laurie Hill at 23:34, February 25th, 2012

Director:
Laurie Hill

Photograph Of Jesus screened in this Best Of Tallgrass Film Festival Shorts programme in Kansas City

Tallgrass at CinemaKC
Kansas City
USA
June 25

Blurb is as follows:

‘CinemaKC Presents: The Best of the Tallgrass FIlm Festival Shorts & Kansas Filmmakers, in association with the Kansas Film Commission.

Join the Tallgrass Film Association for a special evening, when we join forces with CinemaKC to present a short film program of some of our favorite short films from past Tallgrass Film Festivals, including some of our top selections from Kansas filmmakers.’

Photograph Of Jesus opens VOLXkino

Posted by Laurie Hill at 23:31, February 25th, 2012

Director:
Laurie Hill

Time a for a few catch up posts relating to events happening in 2011!

Photograph Of Jesus screened at the opening night of VOLXkino, Vienna, Austria

It screened with Buffalo 66.

VOLXkino
Open Air Kinos
St.Balbach Art Produktion
Vienna, Austria

May 26, 2011

Photograph Of Jesus at Planete Doc Film Festival

Posted by Laurie Hill at 1:57, May 4th, 2011

Director:
Laurie Hill

Photograph Of Jesus is screening at Planete Doc Film Festival, Warsaw, Poland

May 6-15

Photograph Of Jesus at SIFF: Animation Fascination Festival

Posted by Laurie Hill at 1:56, May 4th, 2011

Director:
Laurie Hill

Photograph Of Jesus screened at SIFF: Animation Fascination Festival, Seattle, USA

April 22-24

My First Taste Of Death at REDCAT International Children’s Film Festival

Posted by Laurie Hill at 1:54, May 4th, 2011

Director:
Laurie Hill

My First Taste Of Death screened at REDCAT International Children’s Film Festival, Los Angeles, USA

‘Goosebumps Galore’ programme! Scary!

March 26-27 and April 1-2

Photograph Of Jesus and My First Taste Of Death at Seattle Children’s Film Festival

Posted by Laurie Hill at 0:57, January 27th, 2011

Director:
Laurie Hill

Photograph Of Jesus and My First Taste Of Death will be screening at 6th Annual Children’s Film Festival , Seattle, USA

Jan 28- Feb 6

Photograph Of Jesus part of Smile For London

Posted by Laurie Hill at 0:54, January 27th, 2011

Director:
Laurie Hill

A small extract of Photograph Of Jesus is screening as part of the Smile For London event which uses screens on London’s underground system to display groovy stuff for a week or two in January (Jan 17-28).
Info here:
http://www.smileforlondon.com/
Blurb says:
‘… We’re going to beat the January blues with our showcase of film, art and animation. The films will be displayed on digital platform screens across the stations below on weekday mornings and evenings during the rush hour commute.’

Photograph Of Jesus at Prague Short Film Festival

Posted by Laurie Hill at 0:49, January 27th, 2011

Director:
Laurie Hill

Photograph Of Jesus screened at Prague Short Film Festival, Czech Republic

Jan 19-23

Photograph Of Jesus in Antarctica

Posted by Laurie Hill at 0:47, January 27th, 2011

Director:
Laurie Hill

Photograph Of Jesus screened at Antarctis - Antarctic Short, Documentary and Animation Film Festival, Antarctica

The festival was held at the Finnish Antarctic research station ABOA in Queen Maud Land Antarctica (location 73°03′S, 13°25′W)

Dec 24-31

Photograph Of Jesus receives special mention at Multivision

Posted by Laurie Hill at 0:41, January 27th, 2011

Director:
Laurie Hill

Photograph Of Jesus screened at Multivision International Festival of Animation Arts, Russia

where it received a ‘Special mention for humour in documentary animation’!

Dec 3-12

Photograph Of Jesus at Grand OFF

Posted by Laurie Hill at 0:40, January 27th, 2011

Director:
Laurie Hill

Photograph Of Jesus screened at GrandOFF, Poland

Nov 22-29

Photograph Of Jesus at ETIUDA&ANIMA

Posted by Laurie Hill at 0:39, January 27th, 2011

Director:
Laurie Hill

Photograph Of Jesus screened at ETIUDA&ANIMA , Krakow, Poland

Nov 19-25

Photograph Of Jesus at Lone Star Film Festival

Posted by Laurie Hill at 0:38, January 27th, 2011

Director:
Laurie Hill

Gotta catch up again!

Photograph Of Jesus screened at Lone Star International Film Festival, USA

Nov 10-14

Photograph Of Jesus receives an honorable mention at AFI FEST 2010

Posted by Laurie Hill at 1:20, November 12th, 2010

Director:
Laurie Hill

Photograph Of Jesus received an honorable mention from the Short Film Jury at AFI FEST 2010 - nice!

Apparently if I had been in LA I could have done a red carpet walk at the Black Swan gala. Instead I was at home in London and put the kettle on in celebration!

Write up of the 6 awards and 2 honorable mentions here:

http://blog.afi.com/afifest/index.php/2010/11/11/audience-awards/

Photograph Of Jesus nominated for Best British Short at the Moët British Independent Film Awards

Posted by Laurie Hill at 2:31, November 2nd, 2010

Director:
Laurie Hill

I’m rather chuffed today! I’m happy to be writing up some rather splendid news - it was announced earlier on today that Photograph Of Jesus has been nominated for Best British Short Film at the thirteenth annual British Independent Film Awards.

(There are five contenders in the category and the winner is announced on Dec 5).

The full press release and info can be found here:
http://bifa.org.uk/news/mo%C3%ABt-british-independent-film-awards-announce-nominations-and-jury-13th-edition

Photograph Of Jesus at AFI FEST 2010

Posted by Laurie Hill at 13:42, October 21st, 2010


Director:
Laurie Hill

Some great news - I’m happy to say that Photograph Of Jesus will screen at AFI FEST 2010, Los Angeles, USA

screening details are:
Sunday, November 7 in the Shorts One Program at 1:15pm - 2:45pm in the Mann 3 theater

Nov 4-11

AFI.com/AFIFEST