In the minds of our collection of odd people, there is a mountain island called Mount Scarper. On this island live the collection of odd people and here they have homes and safe places. In reality our characters enjoy their lives while fantasizing reality into Mount Scarper's dimension. The mountain is symbolised through and [...]
In the minds of our collection of odd people, there is a mountain island called Mount Scarper. On this island live the collection of odd people and here they have homes and safe places. In reality our characters enjoy their lives while fantasizing reality into Mount Scarper's dimension. The mountain is symbolised through and is inspired by their rehearsing of the show '100% Accurate Fortune Telling' , devised by Gulliver, head of S.W.S Mount Scarper. As Gulliver and the Herd train to performing at festivals they plan the coming of summer and well earned end to the wet season. Some characters exist only in Mount Scarper and their presence in reality is miss leading and frowned upon. We follow one particular character who seems to be battling an obsession, (replacing and replenishing secret temporary people) at the same time as dreaming and simultaneously experiencing a petty love story. This underlying story is however unimportant to the comic which seems to generally be complete and utter gobbledygook.
My journey into animation has lead me down several paths; the first, (my least favorite) Durik. COMPUTER ANIMATION Durik. Durik is an Adobe after effects add on or plug in. This in computer animation style really tries my patience. Although the computer based animation style is supposed to save time and hassle, rigging individual characters [...]
Recently I have been taking part in a competition names 'ARTiculation'. After I prepared a speech on Jan Svankmajer, a filmmaker and surrealist artist who I am very keen on, I presented it to groups in my college and passed through to the regional heat in Bristol. I then took part in fortnightly discussions with [...]
I have worked with 'Swamp Circus', 'Herd Circus' and The S.W.S of mount Scarper. My favorite of these experiences was working with Strange weather. They are a delightful group of immersive theatre actors with whom anything is an adventure of magic and mystery. UP AND COMING Toastal Office will be based in Cornwall, England. No [...]
Through out childhood friends I was making, kids in the library and at the swimming pool or even adults who saw me out at mid day would ask me, "What school do you go to?" When ever I used to tell people that I didn't go to school, they would ask me the same three [...]