DOCUMENTARIES

SO MANY, SO MAGNIFICENT

In a series of tableaux resembling medieval illuminations the story of the building and eventual destruction of a great medieval church is told through the words and sacred music of the period. 1987 - 44 mins

THE COW'S DRAMA

The simplest story; a cow in a field, two days pass, articulated by a sequence of small events. Between the days a farmer sings three traditional songs about work, love and death. 1984 - 38 mins

ANIMATED DOCUMENTARIES

ELEGY

Photographed at the 1960's St Pius Church, Meggen, this film is entirely made from light and stone, just light and stone. 2017- 6 mins

THE FIVE MINUTE MUSEUM

A history of man made objects from stone age to the age of plastics, photographed at museums in UK and Switzerland. 2015 - 6 mins

CENTRAL SWISS

Swiss skiers stop for their portraits during a busy holiday weekend on the mountains. The second in a series of time lapse portraits of strange people in unusual places. 2006 - 8 mins

SHINJUKU SAMURAI

Twenty six citizens of Tokyo stop for a moment in front of a time lapse camera in the busy Shinjuku entertainment district of the city. 2004 - 6 mins

PAUL BUSH TALKS

Paul Bush tries to talk about the making of While Darwin Sleeps and his aspirations for cinema but all the time the film itself tries to take over and in the end completely overwhelms him. Commissioned for Canal + France. 2006 - 2 mins

WHILE DARWIN SLEEPS . . .

Thousands of insects pass through the film each for a single frame. It seems that the genetic progamme of millions of years is taking place in a few minutes. It is like a mescalin vision dreamt by Charles Darwin. 2004 - 5 mins.

STILL LIFE WITH SMALL CUP

A radical re-working of an etching by Italian artist Giorgio Morandi, brought to life by engraving fame by frame into the photographic emulsion of colour filmstock. 1995 - 3.30 mins

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