Roger Hewins

Roger Hewins

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Personal profile

Biography

I am a filmmaker with specific interests in Artists’ Film & Video, and in documentary production. I continue my personal practice, and freelance work, alongside teaching commitments at the University. 

My work is included in collections at the Arts Council & BFI, and selected works are distributed by LUX. Work was included in the ‘Shoot, Shoot, Shoot: British Avant-Garde Film 1966 – 1975’ exhibition at Tate Modern, which subsequently toured internationally. A personal retrospective was exhibited at the Norwich Gallery in 2006.

Career

2008

Production:   “A Description of the World: After Daguerre”

Exhibition:     AURORA, Norwich  (premiere “A Description of the World: After Daguerre”)

                    ‘Antarctica Starts Here’, BFI Southbank, London

2006

             ‘Roger Hewins: Independent Film ‘70s & ‘80’.

              Personal retrospective at Norwich Gallery, St Georges Street, Norwich.    

              Norfolk Records Office, County Hall, Norwich. Lowestoft/Homezone video pieces.

2005      

Roadworks’, a special cut of ‘Return’, plus ‘Noah Plays Piano’, for ITV3 ‘Cobravison’

2004       

Exhibition:              ‘Experiments in Motion Pictures’, London

                                             ‘Bang Film Festival’, Nottingham

                                             ‘Out-Video’, Ekaterinberg, Russia

 

Publication:            ‘manual’, Appleton, Bicknell, Cheek, Hewins, & Thompson.

                                                 Suffolk County Council/Arts Council of England.

 

             Production:             ‘MAPPING’, ‘BACK & FORTH’, ‘BLACK FISH’

                                                 Suffolk County Council, Lowestoft/Homezone project).

Freelance work as director and/or lighting camera includes:

“Radiotherapy & its Physics”, Open University (assets for dvd-rom)

“Africa 2020”, Geko productions/ipfri, washington dc, usa  

“Nestles” nestles-rowntree/eafa

“Clear water 2000” Broads Authority, Norfolk  

“HarwichElectricPalace, Arts Council of England

“Suffolk Coasts & Heaths”, Suffolk County Council

“Opera Babes”, concert ob & recording for artistes’ dvd

 Plumage”, Plumage films/Anglia tv

“A Better Place to Care”, NHS

“It Doesn’t Take Much” & “Dirty Money”, NorwichUnion

“The Little Red Tractor”, Orion Publishing

“Technology Solutions in Logistics”, ccv international   

“Salvation Guaranteed”, bfi/C4

External Activities

  • Chief External Examiner, Media Production, University of Coventry, 2004 -2009
  • External Examiner, Video Production, Swansea Metropolitan University, 2009 - 2012.