Daniel died after going to an illegal rave and taking ecstasy. He'd never taken it before. This is a short film of memories of Daniel by his closest friends, about what he meant to them and what happened to him. It was commissioned by his parents who set up a charity to educate kids about drugs…
This is a video of the song Northwest Wind by the group Velvet Picturehouse shot appropriately in the Northwest of England. It was shot on a Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera and the post-production was done at StormHD, London.
Part 1 of a two hour epic on the power and beauty of Brutalist architecture. Written by Jonathan Meades it takes in Victorian Gothic, World War Two Bunkers and 'primitive' Art. This sequence was shot outside a Peugeot Scooter showroom in a backstreet in Marseilles. It happened to have an Easter Island Statue outside it - not a real one - the owner just fancied a replica. Seemed like a good place to do a short sequence.
This is the beginning of a film I've made about a the secret kept between my mother and my father. It's based on a pile of tattered letters I came across after my mother died. It's shot, edited and music composed by myself and hopefully will be finished soon.
Not a film about Surrealism – though it does reference various surrealists – but an actual surreal film. Jonathan Meades with the help of a very decrepit Alice from Alice In Wonderland goes in search of his lost weight. When it went out no one could make any sense of it but that was partly […]