Films : What She Wants : all

animate! synopsis

Lust is in the air, everywhere I look around… Sex and shopping, underground thoughts on the underground train, and everywhere capital trying to keep (it) up with desire. Amiga anger about the limits of attraction.

short synopsis

A woman travelling on the undergrond is bedevilled with images of desire. What She Wants wholly created on an Amiga 1500 home computer – is a film about sex and shopping, the social deployment of sexuality, and capitalism in detumesence

key credits

director
Ruth Lingford
editor
James Gormley
music
Lol Coxhill

Ruth Lingford

short biography

Ruth graduated in animation from the Royal College of Art. Since then, she has directed multi-award winning films for Channel 4 and is currently tutor on MA animation courses at the Royal College of Art and the National Film & Television School.

She collaborated with Shynola on the music video An Eye for an Eye for UNKLE, which won the McLaren Award at the Edinburgh International Film Festival 2002.

October 2002

animate! films by this artist

The Old Fools

What She Wants

a film by Ruth Lingford

direction

director
Ruth Lingford

image personnel

editor
James Gormley

sound personnel

music
Lol Coxhill

support

special thanks

LVA, Dan Arnall, Hackenbacker

primary funding

Arts Council of England/Channel Four Animate! award

© Ruth Lingford 1994

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technical

process summary

Wholly created on an Amiga 1500 home computer.

master copy format

format
BetaSP
colour or black & white
colour

video distribution format

video format
BetaSP
screen aspect ratio
4:3
video standard
PAL
sound type
stereo

distributor

LUX
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