ABOUT

Louis-Jack is an award-winning artist filmmaker based in London.

He was selected for FLAMIN/ Film Londons's New Approaches mentorship scheme 2017-2018. In 2016 he won the New Faces Prize at the Japan Media Arts Festival and was an Associate of Open School East.

His films have been screened worldwide, including: London Short Film Festival at the ICA, The National Art Centre Tokyo, Modern Art Oxford, The Royal Opera House, the Arsenale of Venice and Newlyn Art Gallery.

His most recent short film SINK OR SWIM explores depression through underwater ballet. It was made with the support of Mind, Arts Council England and The Royal Opera House. It premiered in December 2017 on NOWNESS and has since gone on to receive a large online audience, national press coverage and was screened in cinemas worldwide. as part of the Royal Opera House's Live Cinema season. 

Currently, he is working on another short film related to mental health, Petrichor. The story of a has-been snooker player in his final professional match.

STATEMENT

My work is concerned with the intangible and incorporeal struggles we face today. We are now all characters in our own lives, worried about our story, waiting for the third act, which never comes. Searching for answers in our increasingly immaterial lives, I propose that physical, haptic practices might provide an antidote.

info@louis-jack.com Studio 53, Somerset House Studios Somerset House, New Wing Strand, London, WC2R 1LA +44 (0) 7973 687 125
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