Short film commission through Channel 4's Random Acts series

In the Summer of 2016 a man began haunting my sketchbooks, cropping up in a vast majority of my drawings.  As time went on I felt unable to escape the grasp of this strange character, who I later named 'Lesley Stonker'.  He appeared in the undertones of much of my work, slowly lumbering to the forefront of my mind in the form of an animation based on automatic drawing.

In a desperate final attempt to exorcise him from my life I decided to make a live action film, turning Lesley into a physical presence, destroying a room full of artwork - and hopefully himself in the process.

 

Lesley Stonker

 

Lesley Stonker Animation - A Precursor