In the build up to the EE Academy Awards on 14 February, BAFTA has collaborated with London-based photographer Phil Fisk to curate a special photography exhibition that celebrates the craft of film making. The show, entitled BAFTA: For the Love of Film, will be housed at the BAFTA offices from 30-31 January, and offers the general public a rare opportunity to visit the institute’s headquarters at 195 Piccadilly, London.
Featuring new portraits and behind-the-scenes images, the display seeks to broaden the public’s perception of working roles in the film industry. Fisk’s distinctive images make visible not just the personality but the working world of his subjects. The collection unites the recognisable faces of David Ogilowo (Selma, Interstellar) and Andy Serkis (Lord of the Rings), with off screen stars such as producer Alison Owen (Elizabeth, Suffragette), casting director Nina Gold (The King’s Speech, The Imitation Game), and director Terry Gilliam (Brazil, Tideland).
Complementing the presentation will be a series of talks and discussions led by variety of film professionals. A series of exhibition tours will also be available, some of which will be led by Fisk himself. BAFTA: For the Love of Film is the perfect appetiser for the annual awards season, and offers an augmented perspective into the film industry, alongside an insightful survey of Fisk’s ongoing work as a photographer.
BAFTA: For the Love of Film, 30-31 January, BAFTA Headquarters, 195 Piccadilly, London.
For more, visit www.bafta.org.
See more of Phil Fisk’s work: www.philfisk.com.
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