Oliver Harrison
The State of Things: Tim Shore
10 March 2011
An Eye for An Eye by Valeria Fonseca An Eye for An Eye by Valeria Fonseca We talked to Tim Shore, Head of Animation at London College of Communication about ‘the state ...
Kiron Hussain
21 January 2011
Slick Horsing, Kiron Hussain We caught up with Kiron Hussain – winner of the Animate Projects Award for Best Experimental Film at this year’s London Short Film Festival – seeking enlightenment ...
David Jacques
13 January 2011
North Canada - English Electric, David Jacques We talked to David Jacques, nominated for the Northern Art Prize,  about his film North Canada – English Electric. An exhibition of work by the ...
Terry Flaxton
14 December 2010
Tor Portraits, Terry Flaxton We talked to Terry Flaxton on the occasion of his exhibition of high resolution digital works at London’s Ambika P3 gallery. On until 19 December, 10–6, Wednesday ...
Martha Jurksaitis
17 November 2010
Red Shift, Gunvor Nelson We spoke to Martha Jurksaitis, Deputy Programme Manager of the Leeds International Film Festival (LIFF) and founder of independent experimental film organisation, Cherry Kino. The Cherry Kino programme at LIFF continues this ...
Oliver Harrison
Oliver Harrison

Oliver Harrison

APEngine talks to Oliver Harrison about his debut feature Badinage and the difficulties of making the leap from advertising to full-length film. Oliver Harrison’s first short, Amore Baciami, was the first kinetic typography film. Used by the Royal Mail in a Valentine’s commercial, it bagged him a Gold Lion at Cannes. From these auspicious beginnings Oliver has gone on to produce ads for the likes Nike, Toyota and Marie Claire, design the titles for the Oscar-winning Howard’s End and  and win a slew of awards for his short films (including two commissioned by Animate).

Badinage continues his preoccupation with the power of words, painting a portrait of a macabre fantasy world where art, music and free speech have been banned by a repressive regime and the only hope for the future are the poets who bring free words to the people like rays of light and colour. Badinage is set for release in 2010, check out an exclusive clip here on APEngine.

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