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Cinematography for Tacita Dean

including part of Tacita's body of work nominated for the Turner Prize ....

 

 shown at Tate Britain © 

One year showing
 at
Tate Modern
2006-2007

 
Disappearance at sea
 by    Tacita Dean 
Cinematography in anamorphic16mm by
JOHN ADDERLEY.
each film projected as
anamorphic 16mm film  in a gallery
 Tacita's homage to lone 'round the world' yachtsman Donald Cowhurst. 

 

 
A film art installation by Alix Poscharsky
Cinematography by John Adderley
as described in the Spring Zerb (Magazine of the Guild of Television Cameramen) 


Promo Video for The 411
Partly shot by me
using my wooden
 Williamson Paragon Cinematogaph    handcranked wooden camera

 

 

Please click this picture to go to my hand-cranked films,

shot in association with Martin Pickles

 

 Fernsehturm

16mm anamorphic film

 with optical sound

44minutes.

Shown at Tate Britain

TACITA DEAN ©  

Television Tower BERLIN revolving restaurant
evoking the days of the Iron Curtain.
The suspension of time still hovering over Berlin.      
  screened in NEW YORK        Cineprobe Special:     
 
Tacita Dean - FERNSEHTURM
   
   

  Total Eclipse of the Sun - BANEWL

 

Tracking the sun with the motion control head using a 300mm anamorphic lens and employing three camera operators, the  intense experience of a total eclipse of the sun was recorded on anamorphic 16mm . The film is projected in a gallery so the viewer can appreciate the experience of a  magnificent natural phenomenon.

click on these links to view details of all films at  TATE BRITAIN

Three 16mm anamorphic films amongst the main body of Tacita's work

  Disappearance at Sea 		Homage to Donald Crowhurst
  Banewl 1999 			Total Eclipse of the Sun
  Fernsehturm 2001		Homage to the grand communist architecture
				of the revolving restaurant
 				on top of the Television tower in Berlin 

 

Copyright © 1998             John Adderley

To The Ends

of the Earth 

RESURRECTING THE MAMMOTH 

Directed by

 Christopher Swayne

 

To The Ends of The Earth

Phantom Tiger

50 minute documentary on a zoologist's search for the Thylacine (Tasmanian Tiger) in the forests of Tasmania and in the minds of Tasmanians.

 

STORM FROM THE EAST 

Six programmes tracing the path of the Mongol Empire across the Asian continent to Europe and down to Egypt and India.

  - Producer - Robert Marshall
two versions, one for BBC & one for NHK 

Spot the OZ! 

 

BBC Programme  Producer / Director BBC Producer / Dept.
Storm From The East 
Robert Marshall
History Unit
Timewatch               A Light In The Dark -
A story about the Jewish people who
 survived for months in the Sewers of Lvov
Robert Marshall
"
 Bukharin and the terror of the Russian SHOWTRIAL purges Jane Treays
"
One Foot In The Past     Grand Hotel - St.Pancras Jamie Muir
 BBC Music & Arts
Omnibus                    Leonard Cohen Bob Portway
"
                                                     B.B.King Ian Potts
"
                                                     Ianis Xenakis Mark Kidel
"
                                                     Malkovitch Anna BensonGyles
"
                                Kurt Weill -  The American Years Barrie Gavin
"
Nightmare At Canary Wharf   A year in the life of
Janet Street-Porter at !LIVETV!
Robert Thirkell
Earth Story David Sington 
BBC SCIENCE
Mind of a Murderer Debbie Cadbury
BBC SCIENCE
Horizon               The New Darwin David Sington 
John Lynch
                                   Dawn of The Clone Age - Dolly  Debbie Cadbury
"
                                   Planet Hunters Danielle Peck
"
                                   A Code In The  Nose Isabelle Rosin
"
                                   Living Death Isabelle Rosin
"
                                   A Life In Ice Tim Haines
"
                                   Gulf War Debbie Cadbury
"
Troubleshooter                 Copella Robert Thirkell Robert Thirkell
Trouble at the Top  Robin Rides Again Bill Grist
"
                                           Shape up with Lord Thurso Clare Duggan
"
                                           The Ghost of Brocket Hall Ashok Prasad
"
                                           Gerald Ratner Michele Kurland

Nick Mirsky

The Bounce Back Kid  - Mark Goldberg TV Jobshop

Kim Shillinglaw Robert Thirkell

Under The Sun           Welcome Home Comrades

*-(1st Prize Geneva film festival)*

A drama shot in "war torn" Namibia

Adam Low
DOCS
Everyman             You Canít Shoot The Truth.

The legasy of bloody sunday in Lithuania

Catherine Seddon
 "

Inside Story                         School

Liesel Evans Richard Denton
The Bookworm            Oscar Wilde Mark Rogers
Children’s Hospital -  Alder Hey  dir - Geoffrey Smith Michael Holdey John Triffitt
Landmarks                                       Pakistan Peter Evans
SCHOOLS
Panorama                                         Child B 
                           * (Royal Television Society special commendation) 23/2/96*
Mike Robinson
NCA
 Make or Break Nicola Bungey Robert Cooke
BBC Late Show                       Tokyo Newtown 
                                     * 1991 BP Arts Journalism Award  - 1st Prize  *
Martin Davidson
BBC Music & Arts

Independent Productions                                  Producer / Director   Producer / Company 
 
Berlin Airlift Project  Robert E Frye  Bolthead Communications
To the Ends of the Earth     

Phantom Tiger  (C4) 

 Chris Hale Frances Berrigan / Cicada
History Through Art Tom Stanier Patricia Williams /Case TV
The Commuters                  Short Drama on DVPro Lawrence Walford 
Yorkshire Building Society  Corporate Alice Meacham  TVI
Various training films for Waitrose Alice Meacham Partners Walters Meacham
Stonehenge                    Secrets of the Stones Roger Finnigan & 
Alice Keens-Soper
Yorkshire TV
Art Nouveau film for National Gallery of Art Exhibition Carroll Moore National Gallery of Art

Washington DC

Henry Moore film for National Gallery of Art Exhibition Carroll Moore National Gallery of Art

Washington DC

 

Edouard Vuillard
[French Post-Impressionist/Nabi Painter, 1868-1940]
Carroll Moore National Gallery of Art

Washington DC

 

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
Carroll Moore National Gallery of Art

Washington DC

 


                         Art Films                 Artist                    Title 
 
Mise en Scene at the ICA           TACITA DEAN  The Martyrdom of St.Agatha
    Now showing
    Berwick Ramparts Project 
  
         TACITA DEAN Disappearance at sea 
1998 Turner Prize Nomination
Art Now at The TATE         TACITA DEAN Foley Artist


 
                     Timelapse       Producer    Shots                                    
 
BBC The Planets       David McNab         Southern night skies  
             - 35mm -
20 Steps to Better Management        Robert Cooke        Cityscapes & Commuters    
             - Super 8 -

Y5

Jeremy Daldry

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