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TREMBLE

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JESSICA WRIGHT • MORGANN RUNACRE-TEMPLE

2019

UNITED KINGDOM

4 MIN 31S

 PG 

An abstract dining room is the setting for Scottish Ballet’s largest film yet. A vibrant and playful romp with no small amount of skill, Tremble stars 26 Scottish Ballet dancers and was co-choreographed and directed by Jessica Wright and Morgann Runacre-Temple and set to Anna Meredith’s brassy track, Nautilus.

AUDIENCE AWARD

Choreoscope Film Festival 2020

Barcelona, Spain

BEST NEW DANCE FILM

New Renaissance Film Festival 2020

Amsterdam, Netherlands

AUDIENCE AWARD

Dance@30FPS Festival 2020

Ohio, USA

SHORT FORM AWARD WINNER

Celtic Media Festival 2020

Glasgow, Scotland

Cast and Credits

Directors, Choreographers

CEO Artistic Director

Producer

Executive Producer

Cast

Director of Photography

Music

Supported by

Jessica Wright

Morgann Runacre-Temple

Christopher Hampson of Scottish Ballet

Tony Currie of Scottish Ballet

John Archer of Hopscotch Films

Jerome Anthony Barnes

Rishan Benjamin

Barnaby Rook Bishop

Aisling Brangan

Matthew Broadbent

Nicole Conti

Thomas Edwards

Marge Hendrick

James Hobley

Grace Horler

Roseanna Leney

Evan Loudon

Sophie Martin

Amy McEntee

Bruno Micchiardi

Melissa Parsons

Rimbaud Patron

Grace Paulley

Jamie Reid

Luke Schaufuss

Simon Schilgen

Nicholas Shoesmith

Claire Souet

Eado Turgeman

Anna Williams

Araminta Wraith

Matthias Pilz

‘Nautilus’ by Anna Meredith

Courtesy of Moshi Moshi Records & Warp Publishing

John Ellerman Foundation

The Scottish Government

Director's Statement

Scottish Ballet is a pioneering ballet company who make work specifically for the digital realm. As dance filmmakers, we were very excited to be asked to make a film for their 2019 Digital Season. We'd been wanting to work with them given their reputation for presenting work that is relevant and contemporary, with an experimental edge that is further reflected by their bold initiative in programming a Digital Season. What we look forward to the most about the Digital Season is being part of a platform that is dedicated to presenting new, original dance works specifically for the digital realm. It is truly visionary for Scottish Ballet to invest the time and resources into this strand of work; we never felt it was secondary to their stage productions.

 

We’ve loved working with the artists, all of whom were incredibly open, approaching ideas with verve and curiosity. They were unhesitant to get involved in many aspects of the project — embracing all that was different. Truly an exciting and inspiring group to work with and learn from.

Directors' Biographies

Jess and Morgs’ films have been shown on Channel 4, BBC iPlayer, Canal + and internationally at festivals including FIFA (Montreal), Cinedans (Amsterdam), Agite y Sirva (Mexico), Screendance (Stockholm) and San Francisco Dance Film Festival (USA). Their work has been screened at Sadler's Wells, King’s Place, and on large scale pop-up screens in Trafalgar Square and The London Southbank.

 

Jess and Morgs have been making films together since 2005. They have a particular interest in the dancing camera, the malleability of time through post production technology, and the use of surrealist imagery and humour to provoke new ways of thinking about traditional art forms, making relevant work and introducing it to new audiences. Scottish Ballet commissioned Jess and Morgs to create a new short film called Tremble for the 2019 Digital Season (released May 2019).

Elaine Forsgate Marden

Fernando &  Kit Zobel de Ayala