Hassani

MINE KAFON

A short documentary portrait on a designer who has created a low cost solution to landmine clearance. As a child growing up in Kabul Massoud Hassani would build wind powered toys with his brother. The two brothers would race them alongside other children in the strong desert breeze. Twenty years on, Massoud's childhood designs have now evolved his toy designs into the Mine Kafon, a wind powered landmine clearance device.

Currently in production.

Plant

APOIDEA

A unique arts-science project: an interactive web and tablet app which explores bio-diversity through animation, and draws upon the Natural History Museum's collection of biological specimens and illustrations.

Currently in development.

Little Brother

LITTLE BROTHER

A deaf teenager uses his impairment to escape his responsibilities as a carer. Little Brother is a short film developed though community acting workshops held in the east London district of Clapton.

Premiered Sundance Film Festival.

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Victoria

VICTORIA, GEORGE, EDWARD, THATCHER

Victoria, George, Edward and Thatcher is a short experimental documentary that explores the faces of class, wealth, history and the tensions between individualism and conformity in British society. A taxonomic animation consisting of over 3600 images of the city's residences.

Premiered Toronto International Film Festival.

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