1. A family portrait session goes horribly wrong as secrets and jealousy bubble to the surface under the photographer's watchful gaze.

    A 59 productions Film. 59productions.co.uk/

    Made with the support of Film London and Channel4 filmlondon.org.uk/

    Written and Directed by Joseph Pierce
    Produced by Mark Grimmer and Aneil Karia
    Sound by Dominic Fitzgerald
    Edited by Robbie Morrison
    Cinematography by Liam Iandoli
    Compositing by Andy Hague

    For full list of credits go to: josephpierce.co.uk

    Special thanks to SHORT OF THE WEEK

    shortoftheweek.com

    twitter.com/#!/ShortoftheWeek

    shortoftheweek.com/2011/06/06/a-family-portrait/

    Awards etc:

    Grand Prix -Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film ‘10

    Telerama Prix de la Presse - Clermont Ferrand Intl Short Film Festival ‘10

    Prix Audi Labo - Clermont Ferrand Intl Short Film Festival ‘10

    Finalist - Cartoon d'Or 2010.

    Debut Prize - Hiroshima Intl Animation Festival '10

    Best British Film - London Intl Animation Festival

    Best of Ottawa Tour - '10/'11

    Best of British Animation - Encounters Short Film Festival '10

    Spirit Award - Ann Arbor Film Festival '11

    twitter.com/#!/josephpierce

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  2. A sneak preview of the live stage show 59 Productions is creating for Jónsi's 2010 tour - a cross between film, art installation, theatre performance and live gig.

    Live show: Designed by 59 and Phil Eddolls
    fiftynineproductions.co.uk/jonsi
    jonsi.com

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  3. Have you ever felt like your life was being controlled by someone else?
    Project ARTICHOKE was a CIA project that researched hypnotism and mind-control. A memo dated 1952 stated, "Can we get control of an individual to the point where he will do our bidding against his will and even against fundamental laws of nature, such as self-preservation?"
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    Entry into the Virgin Media Shorts 2012 competition
    Producers: Sahil Gill and Jessica Turner
    Production Managers: Leia Ladfors and Neigeme Glasgow-Maeda
    1st AD: Leonardo Machado
    Script Supervisor: Victoria Gegenbauer
    Casting Director: Kharmel Cochrane
    Director of Photography: Matthew Cooke
    Additional Photography: Malte Rosenfeld
    Focus Puller: Alexandru Grigoras
    Gaffer: Ray Cook
    Spark: Camil Liberto
    Sound Recordist: Hayden Anyasi
    Costume Designer: Nikkie Alsford
    Make Up & Hair: Solo James and Catherine Edwards
    Armourer: Ezra Bristow-Smith
    Runners: Stephanie Rodgers, Alex Hyndman, Kizzy Dhaliwal and Marcus Parker
    Editor: Sahil Gill
    Sound Design: Anna Bertmark
    Colourist: James Willett
    VFX: Jan Daube
    Sirhan: Tariq Jordan
    Walker: Nigel Barber
    CIA Men: Kenneth Stamp and Tony Parkin
    Suited Guard: Brian Eastty
    Security Officer/Interrogator: Mat Betteridge
    Security Officer/Interrogator: Daniel Swain
    Glamorous Woman/Stenographer: Emma Francis
    Bobby Kennedy: Howard Corlett
    Kennedy Supporters: Richard Duncombe, Fran Sala, Helder ‘Edy’ Soares, Phelim Kelly, Julie Isard-Brown, Goldie Green, Daniela Hirsch, Anthony Williams, Bobbie Oliver

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