Tag Archives: Copernicus Films

Time Not Wasted

Not much done the last few days but all not lost. Yesterday spent a few hours on The Fairground Booth documentary. I have been working on semi computer generated sequence mostly made up of composited layers. I began it a … Continue reading

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Critical moments for new projects

A critical time for the project The Fairground Booth. The writing of the material, book and two film scripts is going well. However some the visuals have been somehow left behind and this requires some considerable work. yesterday when I … Continue reading

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Book – Encounters with the Russian Avant-garde – in progress

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David Burliuk and the Japanese Avant-garde

“David Burliuk and the Japanese Avant-garde” The film features locations in Moscow, Tokyo, Kyoto and a small Island called Ogasawara in the Pacific Ocean which Burliuk visited in the manner of Gauguin.Japanese art was was gradually transformed in the Meiji period of the late … Continue reading

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Kandinsky and Rodchenko.

Ironically one of the reasons that Kandinsky and other artists began to experiment with abstract art was the impact that photography had on the visual arts and its ability to more accurately depict reality. In this we are mindful of … Continue reading

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Copernicus Films projects 2015.

Bristling with ideas for new projects and continuing work in progress. Working on two books. First is a book about the Russian Avant-garde which will be a companion to the documentary arts film series The Russian Avant-garde – Revolution or … Continue reading

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Mayakovsky – New Biography

There is a new biography coming out on 20th January 2015 by Bengt Jangfeldt. This is a pretty rare event and most welcome as there is so little material about the life of Mayakovsky and his work in English. Mayakovsky … Continue reading

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New script – new project

Now working on an entirely new script which will take the form of what is commonly termed a docu-drama. It will contain elements of documentary materials, that is pictures, graphics etc plus dramatised events. The script is about 2 thirds … Continue reading

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Autumn Round up

After a long summer hiatus with the release of Vakhtangov and the Russian Theatre in spring of  2014 it was time to take a step back and reconsider the status of some other projects which are work in progress and … Continue reading

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Michael Craig – Copernicus Films – New projects

Michael Craig – Copernicus FilmsWorking on development of new projects now that Vakhtangov and the Russian Theatre is out into the world.vakhtangov.copernicusfilms.com. Too early to disclose what the main project might be. Preliminary development on financing going ahead first and where interest … Continue reading

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