Corinthia London Artist in Residence 2013-2014
This is the third year of Corinthia London’s Artist in Residence programme, which each year sees an artist from a different discipline (art, theatre, film, fashion, design, literature) chosen by a panel of judges and create work in response to a brief set by Corinthia London.
The Judges 2013-2014
Amanda Berry, CEO of BAFTA
Steve Davies, CEO, Advertising Producers Association (APA)
Eric Fellner, Co-Chairman, Working Title Films
Mike Figgis, Director
Sir John Hegarty, Worldwide Creative Director & Founder, Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH)
Isabella Macpherson, Co-founder, Arts Co
Amanda Nevill, CEO, British Film Institute
Sarah Sands, Editor, Evening Standard
Justine Simons, Head of Culture, The Mayor’s Office
Dan Stevens, Actor
Lucy Tuck, Editor, Financial Times Life & Arts
Ed Vaizey MP, Minister for Culture, Communications & Creative Industries
Zain Verjee, Anchor, CNN International
David Glasser, COO of The Weinstein Company
Corinthia London is inviting filmmakers to respond to an application form (below) by December 13th 2013.
The application forms will be reviewed by the judges by the end of January with the winner awarded a residency at Corinthia London for approximately one month, between February and April 2014 (depending on the applicant’s availability), with £15,000 to make a short film based about The Power of Sleep.
During the residency the winner will be tasked with making a film to be screened at Corinthia London early May 2014.
The Creative Brief
Without sleep we cannot think, live, work, love, be well or enjoy life.
With it, we are capable of anything.
After your residency at Corinthia London, we would like you to create a short film about The Power of Sleep.
At your disposal will be the bedrooms, suites, bars, restaurants, spa, lobby, halls, corridors and behind the scenes at Corinthia London, ready-made film sets.
Some Thoughts On Sleep…
“Even a soul submerged in sleep is hard at work and helps make something of the world.” Heraclitus, Fragments
“What hath night to do with sleep?” John Milton, Paradise Lost
“To sleep, perchance to Dream; Aye, there’s the rub.” Hamlet, Shakespeare
“Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn.” Mahatma Gandhi
“Sleep is my lover now, my forgetting, my opiate, my oblivion.” Audrey Niffenegger, The Time Traveller’s Wife
“Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is passed in sleep.” George Gordon Byron
“The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love and death.” E.M. Forster
“Sometimes at night I would sleep open-eyed underneath a sky dripping with stars. I was alive then.” Albert Camus
“Sleep is the best meditation” Dalai Lama
“I love sleep. My life has a tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know” Ernest Hemingway
“We are such stuff as dreams are made on; and our little life is rounded with a sleep.” The Tempest, Shakespeare
“The only time I have problems is when I sleep.” Tupac Shakur
“There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep.” Homer
“The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.” Marilyn Monroe
Applying for Corinthia Hotel London Artist in Residence 2013-2014
To apply please click here to fill in your application form online or alternatively you can download the application form PDF.
The deadline for submissions is midday on Friday 13th December 2013.
Corinthia AIR 2013-2014