THE GLASSHOUSE

CHRIS LEWIS-SMITH, XAVIER DE SANTOS & POLLY FRANKS

The Glasshouse is a single-take screendance shot with a handheld camera in University of Bristol's Botanic Garden. As part of the choreography, and as a way of merging the roles of performer and camera operator, the camera is passed between the dancers and the director during filming.

Awards

BEST SHORT EXPERIMENTAL FILM

at the Movie Screen Pro Festival, Barcelona, 2018

FINALIST at the Overcome Film Festival, California, 2018

SEMI-FINALIST at the Los Angeles Cinefest, 2017

Official

Selection

 

Soundance Film Festival, Barcelona & Argentina, 2020

Andrew Brownsword Gallery, The Edge, Bath, 2019

International Video Art Limousine Festival, NYC, 2018

Film-Art-Dance Festival, North Carolina, 2018 

& FAD Collections touring events (curated educational programs in primary and secondary classrooms across North Carolina, the United States, and Canada)

Regensberg International Short Film Week, Germany, 2017

Regensberg International Short Film Week, Germany, 2017

Southern Cone International Film Festival, Chile, 2017

Los Angeles Mini Movie Fest, Los Angeles, 2017

 

Flatlands Dance Film Festival, Illinois, 2017

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