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The Sensitive Film Lab
Institute of Contemporary Arts

Ming of Harlem: Twenty one Storeys in the Air (2014) Dir. Phillip Warnell

Filmmaker Philip Warnell and cinematographers David Raedeker and Nick Gordon Smith discuss the use of 16mm film in their practices in this workshop presented as part of In Production.

Defying expectations about the future of the moving image, light-sensitive film continues to be utilised throughout independent and commercial filmmaking. This event explores various approaches to 16 mm film, raising and answering practical questions about the methods, benefits and risks of using film on shoots. The workshop will be followed by an audience Q&A and discussion.
David Raedeker is an award-winning cinematographer who has worked across cinema and television with directors including Joanna Hogg (The Souvenir), Sally El Hoseini (My Brother the Devil) and Phillip Warnell (Ming of Harlem).

Phillip Warnell is an artist and filmmaker working primarily in analogue formats. His work has been presented internationally at film festivals, curated screenings, and in research contexts. He was recently a Radcliffe and film studies fellow at Harvard University and is currently working with the UK’s Department of Justice on a prisons project.

Nick Gordon Smith is an artist, filmmaker and cinematographer. His recent work includes the films Revolutions (Dir. Emily Harris) for the V&A and Meta Incognita: Missive II (Dir. Alia Syed). He is an Associate Lecturer at UAL and teaches Cinematography at London College of Communications.

Free, booking is required.

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