One night an old seaman dreams the ocean into his bed. His sea green sheets become the polluted waters of his worst nightmare. His own mortality is at risk as his household objects begin to suffocate him. The film is inspired by the life, and performed by the filmmaker’s father.
A series of short films created in a plywood box. Commissioned and created in collaboration with Touch Compass Dance Trust.
In the films, company artists and community participants look back on the significant moments when life revealed itself to them – often changing everything from that point on.
The Red House is an intimately observed drama of change in the lives of a deeply attached couple in their 60s.
Pandora is a short dance film that tells the tale of an enigmatic hermit, and her discovery of a magical girl, washed up on the beach one stormy morning. The film speaks of isolation and intimacy between two lives.
Fuji is a music video for the NZ band Minuit.
Dance video about a one-legged man who has a three-legged dog. Made with Touch Compass Dance Trust.
A short silent film starring the original performers of mixed ability dance company Touch Compass Touch Compass Dance Trust. Made in 2003.
Producer Catherine Chappell
Director Alyx Duncan
Cinematographer Richard Harling
Editor Daniel Strang
Composer Eden Mulholland
A music video for the New Zealand band Minuit.
Cavemen, rabbits and....heavy artillery feature in Minuit’s music video Warheads.
A collaboration between New Zealand band Miniut, Wellington artist Leda Farrow, director and digital designer Jason Bock and director Alyx Duncan