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Circus 250 and Performance Festival at the V&A Museum – April 2018
Satya Films have been in partnership with the V&A – the worlds leading museum of art and design – for their performance festival. Satya director, Sky Neal, designed and participated in panel discussions, screened her co-directed feature documentary Even When I Fall, and was commissioned to create a short film that explored the UK’s contemporary circus industry.
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Even When I Fall
Even When I Fall , a feature length documentary directed by Sky Neal and Kate Mclarnon, is currently being released in cinemas and festivals world-wide. Visit Even When I Fall on this site for more details about the film, and for screenings and viewing platforms in the UK and internationally.
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Back to Blackheath
Satya Films supported Snake Oil Media to create Back To Blackheath, an inclusive dance film. The project is a partnership between Greenwich Dance, Candoco Dance Company, Magpie Dance and Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.
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Satya Films created a video art installation piece that was projected onto the iconic Archway Tower, London, accompanied by dramatic live aerial performance. Part of A Million Minutes Festival. A collaboration between Satya Films and Scarabeus Theatre.
The Love Pet
Interactive visuals and video art for aerial and dance piece based on the tumultuous marriage of Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. A collaboration with Floorless Productions and Robyn Simpson Choreography.
Other projects Satya director Sky has worked on:
Communication in Cameroon | short doc| The Science Museum (2014)
Director/ Co-Producer / Editor for Postcode Films
An artistic exploration into the relationship between the talking drums in Cameroon and the mobile phone. Created for the permanent Information Age exhibition at the Science Museum.
Punch and Judy: Performing Future Histories | short doc| Postcode Films (2013)
Directed by Sky Neal and Kate Mclarnon, edited by Sky Neal
One of a series of films forming part of a nationwide project celebrating the 350th birthday of Mr. Punch in the UK. Commissioned by the V&A Museum.
Nepals Lost Circus Children| 25 min doc | Al Jazeera English (2011)
Producer / Director with Banyak Films.
A tense documentary for the People and Power strand. An NGO travels from Nepal to India to rescue six children trapped in a circus where they had been sold into slavery. This film shines a light on child trafficking between Nepal and India.
Children at Work | ½ hour doc| BBC (2012)
Producer / Director
Two of a four part series that looks at children involved in labour around the world- from chocolate plantations in Ghana to the film and TV industry in India. With Moonbeam Films.
Shiver Me Timbers | short (2005)
A character portrait of a man who runs a reclamation yard in West Cornwall- a curiosity shop and an eccentric and challenging character. My first film!