Tuesday, April 12, 2011

The Seal Children: Part 1.

Remastered film of The Seal Children intro. This story grew out of many small springs of ideas, possibly the first being hearing a story on Radio 4, by Kevin Crossley Holland, a retelling of a traditional story of Selkies. I became fascinated by these tranformative seal faery folk of legend.
The next film will be of the original manuscript and sketchbooks and then I hope to do a reading of the stroy with pictures.
In the autumn I will take the camera to the seal beaches and get film of the pups and mothers and their eerie songs.

1 comment:

  1. I really enjoyed this journey with you. Really quite a beautiful place. Reminds me - I think because of the sea view and the stone houses- of a small, stone cottage I lived in for many years in a mountain village on a Greek Island. Such a healing place to live, amongst stones, sea-wind swept....