DANCEHOUSE 8 mit nautischem Motiv war einer von zwölf kurzen Tanzfilmen, die speziell für das Fernsehen gestaltet wurden (weitere Teile wurden von unterschiedlichen RegisseurInnen gestaltet, etwa Anthony Minghella). Diese Folge – die diverse Wasserfahrzeuge amüsant einsetzt – verbindet eine schillernde Open-Air-Choreografie von Aletta Collins mit einer Filmmusik vom zukunftsweisenden klassisch-modernen Komponisten Steve Martland (1954–2013). (Neil Young)

The nautically-themed DANCEHOUSE 8 was one of a dozen short dance films designed specifically for TV (other segments were handled by different directors, including Anthony Minghella). This particular episode – making some amusing use of various waterborne craft – combines Aletta Collins’s sparkling open-air choreography with a score by the seminal modern-classical composer Steve Martland (1954–2013). (Neil Young)

Director's Biography
Born in London in 1960, Joanna Hogg resides and works in the United Kingdom’s capital. She studied at the National Film & Television School in Buckinghamshire, where her graduation film, CAPRICE (1986), starred “Matilda” (a.k.a. Tilda) Swinton in a very early screen appearance for the future Oscar-winner. Hogg also worked in photography, experimental film and music video, and her television work in the 1990s included episodes of the popular series LONDON'S BURNING, CASUALTY and LONDON BRIDGE, plus the stand-alone EASTENDERS special DOT'S STORY (2003). In 2007, her debut feature UNRELATED (2007), set in Tuscany and featuring Tom Hiddleston in his big-screen debut, premiered at the London Film Festival, winning the international critics' FIPRESCI award. Her 2010 follow-up ARCHIPELAGO, set on the Scilly Isles off the Cornish coast, received three nominations - Best Film, Best Screenplay and Best Actor (Hiddleston) – at the Evening Standard British Film Awards. In 2013, her third film EXHIBITION (2013) competed for the Golden Leopard at Locarno, and her work was showcased in the Emerging Artist sidebar of the 51st New York Film Festival.
Tribute 2014
Joanna Hogg
Großbritannien 1992
6 Minuten
Kamera Stephen Macmillan
Choreographer: Aletta Collins
Production Designer: Tom Cairns
Dancelines for Arts Council of Great Britain & Channel 4