The Pressure Of Spring 1999

A short film that looks at a series of young people who lives are at transitional phases: between school and work place, between teenage and adulthood. It harnesses the strangeness of yearning for a more urban lifestyle whilst living in an environment that is close to wild, raw nature yet at the same time, connected to a global technological world. Often their experiences combine trance like activities such as dune racing and surfing with the harshness of  places such as the factories for primary food production.

Commissioned by Channel 4 television.Broadcast on Channel Four Television 1999.

Nominated for Best Director, New Talent BAFTA Award 2000.

Duration 11 minutes, with sound by Howie B.