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  • Ben Building: Mussolini, Monuments and Modernism

    Ben Building: Mussolini, Monuments and Modernism

    Jonathan Meades travels to Rome, Milan, Genoa and the new town of Sabaudia as he turns his attention to the notorious 20th century European dictator, Mussolini. He examines the variety of styles of buildings of the fascist era that still shape architecture today, and considers the nature of fascism, the influence of The Futurists and Mussolini’s love of a uniform. This project involved a number of graphics sequence, green screen montages, the creation of an art gallery, a jigsaw, toy […]

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  • In Charlie Chaplin’s Footsteps – With Terry Jones

    In Charlie Chaplin’s Footsteps – With Terry Jones

    Various graphic sequences using archive stills to depict the life of Charlie Chaplin. Charlie Chaplin was at one time the most famous person in the world. His creation – the little tramp – was a universal figure adored by millions across the globe. He took crude, knockabout, slapstick comedy and transformed it into an art form with films that have stood the test of time. Terry Jones, comedian, writer and director, best known for being a leading member of Monty […]

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  • Schama on Rembrandt: Masterpieces of the Late Years

    Schama on Rembrandt: Masterpieces of the Late Years

    Rembrandt Showreel Clip from Tony Bannister on Vimeo. Various sequences for documentary on Rembrandt’s later years. Icarus-like, Rembrandt flew ever higher towards the sun – the most successful artist in the richest city on earth, 17th-century Amsterdam. He lived like a prince and he loved living like a prince. But when his fall came – deep into bankruptcy and scandal, poverty and unfashionability – far from destroying him, it took him to new creative heights and a sense of humanity […]

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  • Genesis: Together and Apart

    Genesis: Together and Apart

    Various graphic sequences for A feature-length documentary about one of the most successful British bands in rock music. The documentary reunitited Phil Collins, Peter Gabriel, Tony Banks, Mike Rutherford and Steve Hackett to tell their story. The film recounts their extraordinary musical story, exploring the songwriting and the emotional highs and lows. It features previously unseen archive material and rare footage from across their entire career.

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  • Bunkers, Brutalism and Bloodymindedness: Concrete Poetry

    Bunkers, Brutalism and Bloodymindedness: Concrete Poetry

    Graphics and projections for two-part documentary on BBC 4. Jonathan Meades makes the case for 20th-century concrete Brutalist architecture in an homage to a style that he sees a brave, bold and bloodyminded. Tracing its precursors to the once-hated Victorian edifices described as Modern Gothic and before that to the unapologetic baroque visions created by John Vanbrugh, as well as the martial architecture of World War II, Meades celebrates the emergence of the Brutalist spirit in his usual provocative and […]

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