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Please note: Tickets for the Premiere have now sold out but you can see the film throughout the summer at Sage Gateshead. Book tickets here.
Join us for the festival premiere of Bridges, a new animated musical adventure by Ed Carter and Katie Simmons, featuring animation by NOVAK and music recorded with Royal Northern Sinfonia.
Bridges is a magical tale following the journey of a man, a dog, and their small fishing boat, overcoming a series of challenges as they navigate the River Tyne to an incident at Dunston Staithes, the largest timber structure in Europe.
This animation introduces the bridges as colourful characters of the River Tyne.
About Ed Carter
Ed Carter creates musical compositions and interdisciplinary projects, using patterns and associations to create structures for (often site-specific) work
He has created work for London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games and Flow as part of the Cultural Olympiad. He created Barographic, a site-specific project, creating graphic scores from the architecture and atmospheric pressure of Sage Gateshead in 2013, as part of the Festival of the North East.
About Katie Simmons
Katie has been involved in the creation and production of “Go Jetters”, “ Yakka Dee”, “Show Me Show Me”, and “Mr Bloom’s Nursery” on CBeebies, and written scripts for shows including Andy’s Adventures, Gigglebiz and Digby Dragon.
NOVAK are a creative studio, based in Newcastle, producing innovative and ambitious art and design projects. Their work has featured alongside many critically acclaimed musicians at some of the world’s leading music events; including Glastonbury (UK), Coachella (USA), Fuji Rock (Japan) and Roskilde (Denmark).
The Great Exhibition of the North 2018 is a summer of amazing exhibits, inspired technology, vibrant street performance, cutting edge culture and magical experiences. Find out more about the Great Exhibition of the North.
Bridges is a magical tale following the journey of a man, a dog, and their small fishing boat, overcoming a series of challenges as they navigate the River Tyne to an incident at Dunston Staithes (the largest timber structure in Europe). This animation introduces the bridges as colourful...