Mike Figgis (Author). Nice photos and play with light and dark in photography.
Mike Figgis (Author).
Undaunted by his unsuccessful application to London's National Film School, Figgis began writing and directing his own stage productions, visually striking works like "Redheugh", "Slow Fade" and "Animals of the City", which combined music with filmed segments and live performance.
Figgis, Mike; 'In The Dark: Images and Text by Mike Figgis'. Mike Figgis is a writer, director and composer. Born in Carlisle, England, Figgis spent his childhood in Kenya before (later) returning to Newcastle. He began to play trumpet and guitar with numerous musical groups including ‘Gas Board’. Figgis later played with ‘The People Show’ who went on to release one album with Transatlantic Records. He joined the theatre group also called ‘The People Show’ and performed at shows worldwide.
In this book, Figgis shows the potential for revolution through stunning multi-textured images taken from his experimental digital work, which started in 1999 with the widely acclaimed, split-screen TIMECODE
In this book, Figgis shows the potential for revolution through stunning multi-textured images taken from his experimental digital work, which started in 1999 with the widely acclaimed, split-screen TIMECODE.
Mike Figgis 4. Ben & Bill - Mike Figgis 5. Leaving Las Vegas - Mike Figgis 6. Sera's Dark Side - Mike Figgis 7. Mara - Mike Figgis 8. Burlesque - Mike Figgis 9. On the Street - Mike Figgis 10. Bossa Vega - Mike Figgis 11. Ben Pawns His Rolex, Sera Talks to Her Shrink - Mike Figgis 12. My One and Only Love - Sting 13.
Michael "Mike" Figgis (born February 28, 1948) is an English film director, screenwriter, and composer. He was nominated for two Academy Awards for his work in Leaving Las Vegas (1995). Figgis was the founding patron of the independent filmmakers online community Shooting People. Figgis was born in Carlisle, Cumberland, and grew up in Nairobi, Kenya until he was eight. The rest of his childhood was spent in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Author of Liebestraum, One night stand, Leaving Las Vegas, Ritsaert Ten Cate - Man Looking for Words, Miss Julie, Mike Figgis, In the dark, The four dreams of Miss .