Portrait of an Athlete | 2012
Short-form documentary following Team Vanuatu as they acclimatise in Cheshire on the build up to 2012. Conceived as a pilot and funded by the Arts Council as part of the Cultural Olympiad, the film went on to receive acclaim from LOCOG and was showcased as part of the official Olympic closing events in the North-west of England.
Director / Producer. Mark Thomas
DoP. Percy Dean
Edit. Mark Thomas, Hollie Harthern
Commissioned by Debbi Lander for the Cultural Olympiad in the North West.
Funded by Arts Council England with thanks to the support from MMU and Cheshire East Partners.