David Knight - 15th Dec 2008

(Having secured a small Arts Council grant to supplement the budget provided by Circus Space Shelly has created a lush, atmospheric piece featuring sixteen second year students and actor Gerard Bell called The Forgotten Circus.

Running backwards throughout, the film harks back to the roots of circus performance, with superb photography by Stein Stie.

Music for the film was composed by Jamie McDermott and performed by his alternative baroque orchestra The Irrepressibles, and is now part of the forthcoming Irrepressibles EP From The Circus To The Sea, which includes a DVD of The Forgotten Circus.

That's out in January, but there is a special screening of The Forgotten Circus and live performance by The Irrepressibles this Wednesday, December 17th in the beautiful setting of St George's Church in Bloomsbury in London. You can buy tickets for the performance only, or for the performance plus the From The Circus To The Sea CD/DVD package.

The Forgotten Circus was premiered at the Brachage Film Festival in September and has been selected for several film festivals both in the UK and international.

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Credits

DirectorShelly Love
ProducerMiranda Davis/Anne Beresford
Director of PhotographyStein Stie
Art DirectorNigel Howlett
StylistOliver Garcia
EditorMark Hunter
OnlinePogo
ColouristPogo
CommissionerCircus Space

David Knight - 15th Dec 2008

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