Untold Stories nominated for AHRC Research Film Award

MotionHut At Bafta

“Untold Stories: A History of Black People In Kent” has been nominated for a prestigious Arts and Humanities Research Council “Research Film Award”, presented at BAFTA. The film was shot by MotionHut working in collaboration with ex-BBC producer Helen Curston, the Medway African and Caribbean Association and Chatham Historic Dockyard, and went on to become an integral part of a wider exhibition exploring the lives and culture of historic African and Caribbean settlers in Kent and the South East.
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A unique international music competition

MotionHut travelled to the beautiful city of Ljubljana, Slovenia to create a film for ONE® – an Orchestra Network for Europe, a distinctive network of classical symphony orchestras supported by the EU’s  Culture and Creative Europe Programmes. Over the years, it has a track record of achieving significant results in artist mobility, intercultural dialogue across borders and capacity building. Continue reading “A unique international music competition”

Exploring “The Kingdom of Sound” – A short documentary for school children

As part of our ongoing collaboration with the Orchestra Network for Europe and University For The Creative Arts,  MotionHut had the opportunity to document the making of a very special short film. In 1945, when English composer Benajamin Britten wrote Young Persons Guide to The Orchestra he wanted to introduce young people to the world of classical music. Some 70 years later, CG animation filmmakers from University For The Creative Arts in Rochester are bringing his work firmly up to date. “Red & The Kingdom of Sound” is the 17 minute animated musical adaptation of Britten’s piece. Continue reading “Exploring “The Kingdom of Sound” – A short documentary for school children”