The Upside Down Sailor tells the story of Tony Bullimore who famously capsized on the Southern Ocean during a round the world race, and was rescued by the navy five days later.
We linked visuals to reference events in the script, and generate the feeling of loneliness, dreamy hallucination and being lost in a vast empty sea. Using water and fluidity as the basis for our image making, a phantom camera helped us to capture objects suspended in water.
Directed by Jeremy James Taylor
Music by Roxanna Panufnik
Visuals by Sama Al-Waidh, Aimee Bish, Flora Macleod & Ellen Pizzey
Dancers from Kingston University
Choreography by Jason Piper
Live Music by The Hokusai Wind Ensemble
Guest Narration by Robert Pugh and Angellica Bell
Video Edit by Flora Macleod