Year of Production: 2019
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Run time: 04min : 48secs
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Director: Ross Hogg
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Sound Design: Robbie Gunn
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Commissioned by: Horsecross Arts
Acquired for: Threshold Artspace
Supported by: Creative Scotland
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Separate projections combine, unifying, becoming whole.
Twelve animated projections combine to develop a rhythmic dialogue exploring the intrinsic relationship between sound and image using 16mm film, paint and a projector.
Responding to a hand-drawn soundtrack, each projection is individually created by painting and scratching directly on 16mm film stock.
4:3 is available as a short film, an immersive installation, and in virtual reality.


Year of Production: 2018
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Run time: 08min : 52secs
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Director: Duncan Cowles / Ross Hogg
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Sound design: Keith Duncan
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Created on residency at: European Forum Alpbach 2018
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Contrasting artistic visions, misplaced confidence and blatant ignorance collide on the backdrop of an increasingly fragile and divided world.
In August 2018, seven months before the UK is due to leave the EU, two stubborn Scottish filmmakers struggle to make a short film together in the Austrian Alps.
Can they find common ground, or will they have to go their separate ways?


Year of Production: 2016
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Run time: 04min : 17secs
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Director: Ross Hogg
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Executive Producers:
Noel Goodwin / Stephen May
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Supported by:
BFI Future Film
in association with
The Screen Arts Institute
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An observational exploration of routine, monotony, attention and distraction.
Using a rule-based, rhythmical structure, the film elevates the mundane, personal and relatable aspects of life whilst offsetting them with more serious, global issues which continually seep in to our lives, becoming commonplace.
Will we continue to let events pass us by uncontested, or will we decide to break the cycle?


Year of Production: 2016
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Run time: 04min : 17secs
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Director: Ross Hogg
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Executive Producers:
Noel Goodwin / Stephen May
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Sound design: Keith Duncan
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Supported by:
BFI Future Film
in association with
The Screen Arts Institute
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An observational exploration of routine, monotony, attention and distraction.
Using a rule-based, rhythmical structure, the film elevates the mundane, personal and relatable aspects of life whilst offsetting them with more serious, global issues which continually seep in to our lives, becoming commonplace.
Will we continue to let events pass us by uncontested, or will we decide to break the cycle?

Year of Production: 2015
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Run time: 09min : 19secs
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Directors:
Ross Hogg / Duncan Cowles
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Featuring: Isabella Hogg
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Original score: Robbie Gunn
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Sound design: Keith Duncan
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Colourist: Will Anderson
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Funding Institution:
Creative Scotland
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At the age of ninety-two, Isabella struggles to remember…
As she becomes ever fragile and her short-term memory begins to falter, her past is explored,
questioned and brought to life.
How much of your life do you need to remember to remain yourself?


Year of Production: 2014
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Run time: 03min : 00secs
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Director: Ross Hogg
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Sound: Robbie Gunn
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A film conversation using 16mm film and a projector, with both the sound and image being created by painting and scratching directly on to 16mm film stock.
‘Scribbledub’ explores the dependent relationship between image and sound – the ‘scribble’ creates the ‘dub’, the ‘dub’ informs the ‘scribble’.


Year of Production: 2015
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Run time: 09min : 19secs
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Directors: Ross Hogg / Duncan Cowles
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Featuring: Isabella Hogg
Original score: Robbie Gunn
Sound design: Keith Duncan
Colourist: Will Anderson
Funding institution: Creative Scotland

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How much of your life do you need to remember to remain yourself?


Year of Production: 2013
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Run time: 04min : 00secs
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Director: Ross Hogg
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Music: ‘Dream and Machine’ by Sun Dogs
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‘Spectators’ is an observational animation that inverts the expected focus of a football match, turning attention to those on the periphery. The film investigates social interaction and human behaviour, revealing the diversity of character found among football spectators, which can often become obscured by the mass.


Year of Production: 2013
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Run time: 03min : 17secs
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Director: Ross Hogg
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Voiceover: Gavin Mitchell
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Using only charcoal and three sheets of A1 paper, ‘The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat’ is an animated visualisation of Oliver Sacks’ seminal work, describing a unique neurological oddity.


Year of Production: 2014
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Run time: 03min : 00secs
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Director: Ross Hogg
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Sound: Robbie Gunn
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A film conversation using 16mm film and a projector. ‘Scribbledub’ explores the dependent relationship between image and sound – the ‘scribble’ creates the ‘dub’, the ‘dub’ informs the ‘scribble’.

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