1. Six Solos - Individual performances or communal expression? we can become more than the just the sum of our parts if we come together.

    Performers:
    Huen Tin-yeung,
    Li Yong Jing,
    Nguyen Ngoc Anh,
    Wu Cheng Fang,
    Gigi Yang,
    Yang Hao

    Director: Simon Fildes
    Choreographer: Sang Jijia
    Composer: Dickson Dee
    DOP: Lai Wing-cheong
    Set Design: Leecat Ho
    Production: Miranda Li
    Editor: Simon Fildes
    Concept: Simon Fildes and Katrina McPherson
    Producer: Raymond Wong

    Jointly produced by Hong Kong City Contemporary Dance Company and GOAT Media Scotland
    Funded by Creative Scotland and CCDC HK
    City Contemporary Dance Company is financially supported by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

    # vimeo.com/178740703 Uploaded
  2. Hyperchoreography – Six Solos (2014) Interactive video installation. Six screens, computers, xbox360 Kinect and audio system. A collaboration with the Chinese / Tibetan choreographer Sang Jijia. Funded by CCDC Hong Kong and Creative Scotland. Launched at Jumping Frames Sept 2014 in Hong Kong then exhibited at NCPA Beijing, Nov- Dec 2014. Tramway Glasgow April/May 2015, Guangdong Dance Festival Guangzhou November 2015

    Project by Goat, documentary directed by Lee Cat Ho.

    # vimeo.com/116030013 Uploaded
  3. Coire Ruadh
    10 min 10 sec UK 2015
    Dance Artists - Frank McConnell, Ruth Janssen, Robbie Synge
    Camera - Katrina McPherson
    Edit - Simon Fildes
    Music - David Lintern and James Weaver thewoodkin.tumblr.com/
    Camera assistants - Holger Mohaupt and Jessica Smith

    Produced and Directed by Simon Fildes and Katrina McPherson This work was commissioned through the Imagining Natural Scotland project during the Year of Natural Scotland, funded by Creative Scotland and Scottish Natural Heritage. Simon Fildes and Katrina McPherson collaborated with Dr Rob McMorran of the Centre for Mountain Studies at The University of the Highlands and Islands; examining and responding to the issues around the research into the mapping of 'wild land' in Scotland.
    The project aimed to create a work that articulated the borders, zones and differing perceptions of wild land that formed the basis of the research. The artists went to a specific location with 3 dancers at 3 different times of year, where the mapped border between ‘wild land’ and ‘not wild land’ is easily accessible in The Cairngorms near Glen Feshie. A path to Sgorr Goaith winds up through beautiful mature Scots Pine on the Invereshie National Nature Reserve next to the Allt Ruadh and soon opens out in Coire Ruadh.
    Like any psychological or physical transition, these borders between wild and not wild for most people are all about a feeling. The very personal response is the most important thing. The stepping over an invisible threshold where the shoulders relax and you smell the pine in the air, catch a glimpse of a red squirrel, watch wood ants wrestling on sun warmed rock, step over the raptor torn remains of a Ptarmigan, and lie down in the heather and stare at the clouds for a while thinking about nothing in particular. Designating lines on the map are the necessary part of defending that moment for all of us.

    World premiere screening at Tramway Glasgow Dance International Glasgow - April 30 2015

    # vimeo.com/127179564 Uploaded
  4. A video dance by Katrina McPherson, Simon Fildes and Marc Brew

    A solo dancer and a physical and visceral dissection of place.

    Shot on location at Uath Lochans, Glen Feshie, Invernessshire Scotland and commissioned through the Water & Glass project produced by Peter Royston, (Dance Development Perth & Kinross Council)

    Camera: Katrina McPherson
    Edit: Simon Fildes
    Dancer: Marc Brew
    Music: David Lintern & James Weaver
    Access: Melanie Wilson
    Producer: Peter Royston
    Thanks to Forestry Commission Scotland
    Funded by Creative Scotland National Lottery, Get Scotland Dancing, Perth and Kinross Council

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  5. the time it takes

    to arrive
    to live
    to make a land
    to find
    to fall
    to settle in
    to work
    to build
    to seize the day
    to journey
    to be happy
    to make a story
    to dance

    to pick up the pieces
    to laugh
    to sing a song
    to love
    to grow
    to bury the dead
    to lose
    to uncover the past
    to walk
    to imagine the future
    to leave
    to return

    the time,

    it takes

    Credits:
    Dance artists: Rosalind Masson, Simon Ellis, Dai Jian
    Camera: Katrina McPherson
    Editing: Simon Fildes
    Music: David Lintern & James Weaver
    1st A.D. & digital workflow: Sabine Klaus
    Production Assistants: Ben Estabrook & Tanja London
    Production Runner: Mairi Thomson
    Seamstress: Ciorstaidh Monk
    Colour grade: and mastering : Jim Allison
    Dubbing mixer: John Cobban
    Thanks to: Andy Mackinnon, Paul McCallum, Ronnie Mackinnon,
    Ceolas - ceolas.co.uk,
    Stòras Uibhist- storasuibhist.com,
    Polochar Inn - polocharinn.com,
    PlanB planbcreative.org
    Eilidh; Issy & Sylvia McPherson, Kirstie Simson
    Music tracks: "Firehills" & "Mont E". warriorsquares.co.uk
    Shot on location: Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, Scotland
    Funded by Creative Scotland creativescotland.com & Goat Media go-at.co.uk
    Directed and Produced by Katrina McPherson & Simon Fildes
    © 2013

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