GOLD


(2004) Two young gymnasts dance to drum and bass in their local gym. A magical and adrenaline-fuelled world, evoking the promise of freedom and the power of adrenaline of the early teenage years.



Direction: Rachel Davis
Choreography: Hanna Gillgren
Assistant choreography: Heidi Rustgaard
Shot by Natasha Braier
Music by Tom Gillieron
Sound by Andy Cowton
Edited by Nick Fenton
Produced by Polly Nash (Spectacle Productions)
Performed by Olympic gymnasts from Europa gym club, Erith.
Commissioned by Arts Council England


Broadcast
29.12.05
Channel 4 ‘Film4Dance’
Screenings

2006
Live Screen Sadlers Wells, London
British Dance Edition Leeds 2006
Commonwealth Film Festival Cornerhouse Cinema Manchester
Bigger Picture Collective Rhythm Exchange Square Manchester
2005
Twelve national arts venues in L’Alternativa Barcelona Spain
Bang! Short Film Festival Nottingham
Tampere International Film Festival Finland
Espace-Videograph, Montreal Canada
European Short Film Biennale, Ludwigsburg Germany
IMZ Dance Screen, Brighton – Overall Winner – Bi-annual Grand Priz IMZ International Dance Screen Award
Berwick-on-Tweed Film Festival UK
Cork International Film Festival Ireland
VideoDansa, Barcelona Spain
Edit 2005, Budapest Hungary
Interfilm, Berlin Germany
Hull Screen UK
2004
Palm Springs Film Festival USA

Arts Council ‘Capture’ Premiere ICA Cinema London
Reel Venus Film Festival
Symphony Space, New York
ReelDance Festival
Sydney Opera House
The Australian Choreographic Centre, Canberra
Brisbane Powerhouse, Brisbane
Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), Melbourne
Perth Insitute of Contemporary Art, Perth
Auckland Dance Festival, New Zealand
Newcastle City Hall, Newcastle
Big Chill Music Festival
Mecal Experimental Film Festival CCCB Barcelona

Portobello Film Festival
Edinburgh Film Festival
Edinburgh Film House
VideoDance Film Festival Athens
Ultima Festival  Oslo Norway
Dance On Screen The Place London
Arts Council England ‘Capture’ tour
Constellation Change Film Festival London