Dec 2015 13

Here’s the H & M Christmas commercial Harold Chapman Art Directed for RSA Films back in the summer at Leavesden Studios and currently doing the rounds, starring a pop star by the name of Katy Perry and directed by middle aged enfant terrible Jonas Ackerlund of Madonna’s “Ray of Light” and The Prodigy’s “Smack My Bitch Up” fame. Featuring dancing teddy bears, ginger bread men and elves, but not of the JRR Tolkien sort…

“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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Review of “Cinderella” at The Lyric in The Arbuturian
Dec 2015 03

If any of you are in need of some lightweight frippery for Christmas, recommended is “Cinderella” at The Lyric. Harold Chapman, previously a self confessed “panto-phobe”, sees the light. Here is his review, now headlining in the Arbuturian.

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Part Two of “Laura’s Dress” in the Arbuturian
Nov 2015 12

Part Two of Harold Chapman’s short story, “Laura’s Dress” now in the Arbuturian. The titular heroine unveils the dress at a new school…

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Part One of “Laura’s Dress” in the Arbuturian
Nov 2015 11

Part One of a new piece of short fiction written by Harold Chapman is now in the Arbuturian. “Laura’s Dress” is about the making of a young girl’s dream dress in the 1970s as old New Zealand conservatism clashes with the new hippie era.

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