|I ’d managed the most significant planned location shoot in Norfolk during February, spending the remainder of the year learning about film making and working out how my practice could sit within it. Favouring an analogue approach where possible and finding ways of approaching digital making in an analogue way, I generated all filmed material myself over the last 13 months.
The result is ICEWORM, a film which marks the next stage of my career.
ICEWORM was never intended as a traditional feature film but rather as an experiment to see how I could make a feature length piece of immersive visuals. I chose very early in the process to make work beyond the limits of language, narrative and linear structure, and pulled from the cinematic heritage of Jodorowsky and Herzog. The inherent nature of digital editing meant I could treat each individual frame as through it were a painting, creating a film which could be stopped at almost any frame and enjoyed in isolation from the rest.