Flare Films is run by photographer and filmmaker Judith Burrows. In 1992, following graduation with a first class degree in Photography, Film and Video, her first film Georgia, a highly acclaimed short drama, was invited to the London Film Festival and subsequently screened at festivals around the world. It was then distributed in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Turkey.
Her second short drama Saving Grace was nominated for a BIFA award, and screened at Edinburgh and Welsh film festivals amongst others and was transmitted in Ireland and on BBC2.
Numerous commissions followed. A series of Film Portraits of Artists for the The National Portrait Gallery, Behind the scenes at Party in The Park a documentary for Capital Radio, followed by a 50min documentary The Spirit of Capital screened at the Odeon West End and attended by Lord Attenborough. Channel 5 commissioned short documentaries as did the dti, and Channel 4.
"eclectic and versatile"
A series of Photographic projects have culminated in exhibitions at Westbourne Studios, the dti and the Barbican and her creative skills employed in commissions across a wide range of media covering books, CDs, press, publicity and posters, web and editorial. Clients include fROOTS magazine, World Circuit, Televisual magazine, and Music Week.
Editorial Portraits and photo essays
Getty Images www.gettyimages.co.uk
Press publicity images
Rupa and the April Fishes (Cumbancha)
CD Covers and Booklets
June Tabor and Oysterband:Ragged Kingdom
June Tabor : Ashore
Beth Nielsen Chapman www.bethnielsenchapman.com
Photographic Exhibitions and Film Screenings
3 screen back projection for Ragged Kingdom Tour (2011-2012)
Live Performance Videos for June Tabor and Oysterband ; Love will Tear us Apart, Sweet 16 and My Son David (2012)
Westbourne Studios - London Series of Photographs plus film screening of Spirit of the City
BBC2, Channel 4, Channel 5, Ireland, TV1000, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Turkey, Sky Channel