Lifespan

Jessica Bishopp | 3 min | UK | 2016

NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE

SYNOPSIS
Exploring the concept of the future of aging, increasing life expectancy, and life extension by visually juxtaposing architecture and physical space against interviews with a diverse range of people, from biomedical scientists, evolutionary anthropologists, to the director’s family and friends. Commissioned by Channel4 Random Acts, produced with ICA and Dazed & Confused.

SCREENING SCHEDULE
Some Notes On Your Health
3:00 PM | Sunday, October 15, 2017
The New School, Kellen Auditorium
66 5th Ave, Room N101, New York, 10003

PRODUCTION CREDITS
Director | Jessica Bishopp
Producers | Aleksandra Bilic, Jessica Bishopp
Director of Photography | Will Hazell
Editor | Jessica Bishopp
Cast | Margaret Galloway Thompson, Chloe Salaman
Camera Assistant | Hannah Burton
Lighting/Gaffer | Alexa Horgan
Lighting/Gaffer Assistant | Miles Williams
Production Assistant & Stills Photographer | Jade Jackman
Drivers | Nigel Bishopp, Eric Thorp
Color Grade | Framestore
Post-Production Producer | Chris Anthony
Colorist | Jessica Vile, Framestore
Sound | James R.G. Wright
Music| Robert Martland
Tai Chi | Maylis Bernet, Jade Seidman, Ausra Miksyte, Aleksandra Bilic

Interviews (in order of appearance) | Edna Bishopp, Joseph Masters, William Bains, Laura Link, Charlotte Casebourne, Ceri Kent, Avi Roy, Daisy-May Hudson
Interview Transcriptions | Aysha Harwood, Imogen Smethers
16mm Film Processing & Telecine | i dailies

With special thanks to Roast Beef Productions, Framestore, Sharon Lock, Framestore, Dazed and Confused, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Lewisham Council, Southwark Council, Excalibur Tenant Management Organisation, Howard, Evon, Jerry, Ian Gould, tenants of Excalibur Estate, Alex Zhavoronkov, David Saxton, Patrick Hewlett, Dom Riley, Sam Plested, Nigel Bishopp, Cindy Bishopp, Emma Bishopp, Julie Kent, Nick Kent, Stephanie Blundell

DIRECTOR’S BIO
Filmmaker, artist and designer Jessica Bishopp was born in South East England. She graduated from BA (Hons) Design for Interaction and Moving Image, London College of Communication, University of the Arts London. Experimenting with a wide range of media, including film, interaction, installation, sound, photography and design, Jessica’s work has universal themes embedded in daily lives and thoughts; studying basic human interactions and habits; and exposing the magic in the mundane. Her work has a social context and focuses on investigating ideas of community and the future of community and the social. Her commercial clients include Dove UK, HSBC, Guide Dogs, RSPCA, Telegraph, Dazed & Confused and Channel 4.

Her experimental film Speed was screened at the British Film Institute (BFI), and her work has been exhibited in London at the Science Museum, Bussey Building and Hotel Elephant, in September 2013 she had a solo exhibition at the Well Gallery. In 2014 she won the Creative Conscience Award for her social education based project ‘See What I See’ and the IdeasTap Award for Digital Design for ‘Cups & String’, an interactive installation.

Jessica has lived and worked in New York, Berlin and The Netherlands and currently resides in London. Jessica’s documentary Platform 1 screened at the 13th London Short Film Festival and at the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA). Her film Leathermarket screened at East End Film Festival and Sheffield Doc/Fest 2015. Her projects have featured on online outlets such as The Guardian, The Atlantic, Fast Company’s Co.Exist, Aeon, Dazed & Confused, Huck Magazine and Channel 4.