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The Art of Dying

A project by: Sarah Dines


WE RAISED £1,102

from 21 donors

This project received pledges on Tue 17 Mar 2020
An audio visual exploration of an artist's perception of life and death

Hi! We are a group of BA Filmmaking students and for our final graduation project we are making an experimental film that aims to explore an artist's perception of life and death through her last video series. 

An audio visual exploration - filmed both digitally and on 16mm, depicts the last few days of Maya's life. Set in her gallery, we witness her struggle with the decline in her mental state, alongside extracts from her diary.  We will be taken in and out of the space she has created by experimental tableaus that depict her mental disarray and how she views the world around her.

Who are you?

Director/Art direction - Lauren Diprose

Producer/Art direction - Sarah Dines

Writer/Editor - Tatiana Halycz

DOP - Kieran Falzon

1st AC - Nina Gubatan

Sound recordist/designer - Sarah Davila 

Where will the money go?

  • Purchase, processing and scanning of 400ft of 16mm film - £400
  • Gallery hire  (one day)- £440
  • Props - £200
  • Costume - £50
  • Actors fess- £100
  • Van hire and petrol - £150
  • Travel  (petrol, air bnb hire for tableaus)- £250
  • Miscellaneous- £100

Any extra money raised will go towards festival submissions 


We have some rewards up for grabs for our generous donators!

Find us here

Have a look at some of our previous work!!

Lauren's Youtube-https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmCwlqhSl5zSAWvAtPxFnuA

Sarah's Vimeo- https://vimeo.com/sarahdines

Help us succeed!

A donation of any size would be greatly appreciated! As this is our last project before we graduate and enter the big scary world, we really want to create a film we can all be proud of and kick start our careers.

If you cant donate any money than please feel free to share this on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or even tell ya neighbour :)

Love from, 

The Art of Dying team