“Sweep” short listed for the “Short On Work Festival”, Italy
Dec 2015 07

The short doc “Sweep” by Harold Chapman has just been short listed, along with eleven other titles for the “Short on Work” festival in Modena, Italy which shines the focus on documentaries looking at work in all its various forms. The winners are announced Thursday 10th December. First prize 2,500 euros!

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Nov 2015 23

Here’s a short promo Harold Chapman shot and directed for the jazz incarnation of “Pastiche”, featuring, amongst others, Steve Gregory, the legendary saxophonist who recorded with George Michael on “Careless Whisper” and the Rolling Stones on “Honky Tonk Women” and Raul D’Oliveira, the trumpet powerhouse who has played with the likes of Elton John, Mica Paris and Joan Armatrading.

Mar 2015 21

Spring is officially here and if that doesn’t get you in the mood for dancing, here’s a promo Harold Chapman shot and directed for Jubilee Hall Trust, The Big Dance and Open Cinema last summer which might just get your toes tapping:

Aug 2014 11

In 2011, Harold Chapman cycled from Land’s End to John O’Groats to raise money for the homeless charity “Open Cinema”. His travel diaries appeared in “The Arbuturian” the following year. Here in all it’s low-res glory is the documentary of the journey with some family cameos…

Jun 2014 30

Here’s the short documentary Harold Chapman shot and directed on London night shelters for the homeless, commissioned by the Diocese of London, West London Mission and Housing Justice. It was filmed over the course of last winter when the shelters were at their busiest and the weather was at its harshest. One of the key driving forces here is the Reverend Annie Kirke who is doing an amazing job working with some of the Capital’s most marginalised. Spending time with the homeless clients was both inspirational and humbling and made me realise that these people are just like me, if proof of the fact were ever needed.