Short film I made with materials scientist and science presenter Mark Miodownik demonstrating some of the weird properties of ferrofluid.
Filming flame tests with Group 1 Alkali Metals. Continue reading
Recent video shot and produced for the Ri Channel, featuring Professor Neil Shubin who discovered the remarkably well preserved fossil of the transitional organism Tiktaalik roseae. Continue reading
The Modern Alchemist One of the great pleasures of working at the Royal Institution is witnessing the frenzy that goes on behind the scenes in the lead up to the Christmas Lectures. This year the lectures cover the chemical elements and are presented by Dr Peter Wothers, a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and … Continue reading
For the final Royal Institution Advent film, I travelled to the University of Sheffield MRI Unit at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital, to look at how a very strange element is being used in a pioneering MRI technique to image living lungs. The film is presented by this year’s Christmas Lecturer, Dr Peter Wothers (University of Cambridge) … Continue reading
…or how to kill yourself slowly before Christmas. With the 2012 Royal Insitution Christmas Lectures exploring the chemistry of the modern world, we wanted to produce a suitable project to promote the lectures online. So for the last two months I have been working frantically to create 24 short films, each asking a bunch of … Continue reading
Non-linear use of Multimedia I was recently made aware of the online platform Thinglink.com – which essentially allows you to ‘tag’ an image and embed media from around the web – such as from YouTube and Soundcloud. Anyway this really got me thinking about some of the potential that such a platform offers – images … Continue reading