Talent Showcase 2006
  • Scheme: LAFVA
  • People: Chris Newby
  • Duration: 18'

Metamorphosis Video

Film Information

  • Year of release: 2006
  • Shooting format: HD Video


  • Artist: Chris Newby

In the summer of 2005 Frederic Jacques, a young Belgian swimmer, attempted to cross the English Channel. With documentary footage of this event as the starting point, Metamorphosis, gradually transforms itself into a journey through all four elements.

A celebration of the English landscape and all its undercurrents, Metamorphosis is a companion piece to The Old Man of the Sea, Newby's short film made in 1990.

The Swimmer: Frederick Jacques
The Singer: Louise Kleboe

Production Manager: Martin Jones
Production Assistant: Jonathon Taylor
Costume: Annie Symonds
Producer/Camera/Editor: Chris Newby

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