Heresy of Champna

In liaison with the STOPPLAYRECORD programme, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Arts Council, DAZED

broadcast on Channel4 Random Acts, and Featured on DAZED Digital Film Platform

Director debut, short experimental film "Heresy of Champna" is a surreal satire of a typical shampoo advert. This dreamlike dystopian world is an imagining of personified hair strands and hair products, where the physical flaws of hair in its natural state, are exchanged for the emotional flaws of an ill functioning family that are obsessed with perfection.

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Directed by Rowan Wigley

Producer - Martha McGuirk
Co Producer Sina Bowyer
1st Assistant Director - Max Evans
2nd Assistant Director - Paul Vernon
Runners - Josie Carder, Alex Gibbons, Will Harding

Director of Photography - Beatriz Sastre
1st Assistant Camera - Max Quinton
2nd Assistant Camera - Jason Acero
Gaffer - Harry Pepper
Spark - Hunter Daley
Grip -Jacopo Nardon
DIT - Barbara Van Schaik, Nacho Guzman

Script Supervisor - Jessica Andrews
Production Design - Sophia Stocco
Costume Design - Flora Moyes
Costume Assistant - Kitty Hawkins

Hair and Make up:
Marga Sanchez
Zoe Zeyang
Sara Argy
Kate Basquil

Post Production Producer - Solomon Thomson
Editor - Andre Rodrigues
Colorist - Oisin O’Driscoll
VFX - Simon Hall

Composer - Elliot Zabaroff
Sound - Rory Rea, Josh Bamford
Sound Design - Sam Boulton
Studio Recordist - Ian Lambden

Casting Director - Michelle Fraser
Darcy - Amelia Sparling
Avon - Amy Newton
Blanche - Nicola Wright
Oriel - Olivia Speroni
Clarence - Sophie Ablett
Shampoo Lady - Laura Camberley
Green Screen Man - Karencho Khachatrian

With Thanks To:

Feral Equipment
Green Kit
Shoot Blue
The Whitehouse Post-Production
The Mill
Uk Film Location
Jennifer Byrne
Camilla Mathis
Tara Ayesha Russell
Dominic Myatt
Amintha Hodgeon & Family
The Spencer Family