‘If I Could Reach Home‘ is a project which brings together Bharatanatyam and Kathak dance with exploring themes of home and belonging. Devised by the very talented Magdalen Gorringe, both professional and non-professional dancers have been choreographing their own works
Hum – so it’s been a while since I’m blogged anything I notice. I’ve not gone away. Or at least I did go away, had a baby (yes, another one!) then got back to the business of making more lovely
It’s almost a year since I last updated the blog (If you read my last post then you will have some idea why. Little Bean is now a big, crawling all over the place Big Bean who goes by the
Within a matter of days I’ll be welcoming the latest member of the crew on board… ‘Little Bean’ as our as yet unborn offspring has come to be known, will be joining James and I sometime in the next couple
This year has been a pretty shoddy year for blogging. Thankfully that’s because it’s been a fantastic year of increasingly ambitious, interesting film projects with wonderful people. This blogpost is a bit of a round-up with some thank yous thrown
As you may or may not be aware, when I’m not making films I’m running around doing stuff with the rather lovely group that call ourselves the ‘Friends of Moseley Road Baths’. As the Baths’ friends we highlight its current plight (open at half capacity with just one pool, in need of urgent repairs and with its future hanging in the balance), campaign for its future and importantly, help celebrate its past.
A week after the film-making workshop at Lichfield Festival and I’m still smiling! Last Saturday saw me running around the Festival Market with a band of aspiring film-makers, grabbing interviews and bits of footage of some of the highlights of the Festival. With a carnival atmosphere, gorgeous sunshine and the whole thing overlooked by the three spires of Lichfield Cathedral there was plenty to film!
I’ve recently found out about a film competition taking place over the next couple of months which I have been asked to promote. There are now huge amounts of festivals and competitions, locally, nationally, internationally, and often online. What I
The more observant amongst you may notice a few changes to my website. More colour, more information, a couple more pages. I’ve realised that whilst I’ve been tweeting away (@RachelGillies in case you were wondering) and blogging regularly on the
In my last post I mentioned that I was going to be attending two events on 11th November. Both were incredibly stimulating, and got me really enthused about developing my own creative practice to bring exciting new educational opportunities to