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FILM

A selection of short films and Physical Cinema works by Bichard that explore fragmented narrative, identity and gender.
Scroll down for commercial assignments.


SOFIA’S LETTERS

Some people risk everything to bring about change…

Set in 1880s Russia, Sofia’s Letters looks at the brief life of revolutionary Sofia Perovskaya from a personal perspective and the consequences and changes she helped action.
More details here.


ARIADNE’S RETURN

A choreographed poem set in a maze of one’s own making: inverting gender power roles and setting the antagonist as protagonist. The saga of the minotaur is pulled apart as Ariadne consumes her mate, releasing them, subverting the myth of male power and female guile.
With dancer Isabella Ragnarsson – Unreleased.


OF ASHES

A narrated poem told from the shadows that follows the shifting state of a person experiencing trauma,  juxtaposed with the moment when a butterfly lands on water, only to be consumed by a bat. How to return?
Of Ashes is a Physical Cinema short film by Ingrid André and John-Paul Blichard produced at StDH 2019 under the mentorship of Helena Jonsdottir.
Unreleased.


SYBAN

Our skin is an interface between our externally and internally lived lives. Performance artist Syban breaks this layer in her exquisite aesthetic and extreme body work. A physical cinema short film where camera and performer engage in a delicate dance.
Warning – bloody – see the trailer here.



COMMERCIAL WORK


BIRTH OF A WARRIOR

Behind the scenes video of the making of Birth of a Warrior for the upcoming Sprouting Pictures feature ‘The Elf Queen’. Filmed and edited by Bichard.
BTS video here.


PERFORMANCE ART

Filmed and produced the video and did sound design for Felicia Bichard’s performance piece ‘Voltaire’s Girlfriend’ currently on tour.
Trailer here.


AQUANAUTS

Part of the camera team for Cirkus Cirkor’s epic Aquanauts water based performance at Kulturnatten Stockholm.
Aquanauts trailer here.


RACEFOX

Winter 2018 video campaign for ski and running tech company Racefox. Filmed and produced a series of digital FX enhanced social media videos on location in Norway with ski champion Tord Gerdalen.
Racefox ski site here.


FRÄULEIN FRAUKE

Showreel for the internationally acclaimed burlesque and performance artist Fräulein Frauke. Filmed on location in Stockholm and Berlin.
Frauke’s website.
Showreel here.


LIREC

Documentary video and series of interview videos for the EU funded robotics research project Lirec. FIlmed on Location in London, Brussels and Stockholm.
Lirec project site here.


PERFORMANCE VIDEOS

From filming the band Tribulation as part of the film team to filming burlesque and cabaret events at Nalen Ballroom in Stockholm. Capturing the energy, colour and emotion of live events.
YouTube channel here.