Geej Ower: A Few Of My Favourite Things
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Geej Ower: A Few Of My Favourite Things

Inspiration The Stink director talks us through items that mean a lot to her, including her dad’s camera, a hat that means business and a little porker that’s fairly flexible. Theatrical directors have a special ability to draw performances from their actors, and, as Stink ‘s Geej Ower proves with her work, it’s one that, in the right hands, can be transferred masterfully to film. With a speciality in directing actors and non actors, and getting surprising performances from both, Ower’s work often combines different artistic practises. Having worked regularly with the BBC and multiple arts organisations such as the Hayward Gallery at The Southbank Centre, Headlong Theatre Company and West Yorkshire Playhouse, her latest work for Nike saw her shooting in a brain-busting 9:16 ratio, with cracking results. We caught up with her and learnt about her dad’s camera, a hat that means business and a little porker that’s fairly flexible. The Dad’s Camera This camera was a fantastic hand me down from my dad when I was around 11 years old. He’s an incredible photographer trapped inside a dentist’s body, and the person solely responsible for my love of film and photography. He built a dark room […]

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