Simon Pummell on Future Training

09.07.10
Simon Pummell What is the Piet Zwart Institute? It’s the post-graduate institute of the Willem de Kooning Academy Rotterdam University. It’s an English language institution, very international, all the courses are taught in English. It recruits very much around the world and has an international student population. What department are you in? It’s a small, new department – we started in September 2009 – Lens-Based Digital Media. We’re ...
Competition: Bodysong Collectors Edition DVD

09.05.10
Bodysong, Simon Pummell The BFI have recently published Simon Pummell’s Bodysong as a Limited Collector’s Edition DVD and 200 page book. An epic vision of love, sex, violence and death, Bodysong is the story of an archetypal human life told through archive footage from across the world and spanning 100 years of cinema. Director Simon Pummell has created an almost mythic work that is a celebration, ...
Simon Pummell

09.05.10
Bodysong, Simon Pummell Simon Pummell tells APEngine about how he got started, working across animation and film, features that don’t get made, and how everything’s transmedia now… You came to film relatively late didn’t you? You didn’t go straight out of school and train? No, absolutely not. I went and did an English degree, which I guess was partly just to do with my family. There was ...