David Livingstone. An image from the Discoveries projection for the National Musem of Scotland.

Video from a time before Video

13:07 26 January in Documentary, Filmmaking, Museums & Exhibitions by MarkWhatmore

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Our latest video installation for the National Museum of Scotland's 'Discoveries' Gallery is a projection that explores two centuries of Scottish discovery, invention and innovation around the world. The challenge was to bring these stories to life using a range of static archive material, including documents, maps, portraits, letters and...

The monkeys take over. Iquitos, Peru. Photo credit: Yoho Media.

Local crew…..

14:57 25 March in Documentary, Filmmaking, Museums & Exhibitions by MarkWhatmore

We're back in Iquitos, Peru, filming another episode of the 'Spirit of Freedom' series, which follows the work of Animal Defenders International, a UK-based animal rights charity which has worked with the Peruvian government to ban the use of wild animals in circuses. The series, which we've been filming since...

Mako-Mere: making friends in Uganda

18:00 04 October in Drama, Filmmaking by MarkWhatmore

Mako-Mere (making friends) is a modern Ugandan soap opera designed to carry key development messages. Shot on location in the Eastern province of Tororo, the series follows the lives of a group of Ugandans, including a family, a drinker, a priest and a corrupt village elder, as they struggle to...