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The Archive Storyboard

June 15, 2011 by

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To storyboard the film to help us shoot and edit the film, we returned to the Archive+ and the amazing Local Image Collection. Through these sources, we were able to lay down in photographs the strip of Oxford Road featured in the film. This was a really interesting process where photos were mixed up chronologically […]

3am to 4am

June 13, 2011 by

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A strong smell of marijuana overwhelms us as people flag down taxis or ask where the cash machines are before heading in the opposite direction. Work men in fluorescent gear walk across the railway bridge, one with a headlamp on, inspecting the tracks. Rubbish piles up, bins overflow and pigeons swoop in on the spoils. […]

Incidental archive

June 10, 2011 by

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After some time researching and brainstorming the concept into a film piece, filming and editing on the Oxford Road project has stepped up in the last month. We decided in the end to not create a poetic narrative (although this could be part of a future development). The film will be showcased alongside Cote D’Azur […]

Protest!

June 1, 2011 by

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Something that we’ve always found curious is that people with a protest come and hold them outside BBC Manchester on Oxford Road. It’s as if people are protesting there in the hope that their protests will be picked up and broadcast around the world. I wonder what will happen when the BBC moves – will […]

Filming

June 1, 2011 by

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I’ve shot footage along Oxford Road for the last 3 months using anything that comes to hand, including an iPhone, Flip HD, Nikon D90, Canon 305 and Panasonic AF101. It’s the 101 that I’ve purchased and now using for most footage. Oxford Road has proved a good project in which to really get to know […]