Paul Bush is a filmmaker most well-known for experimental stop frame animation. He has made numerous short and medium length films including The Cows Drama (1984), His Comedy (1994), Rumour of True Things (1996), Furniture Poetry (1999), Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (2001) and While Darwin Sleeps (2004). In 2013 his feature film Babeldom was released in UK cinemas. He has won many awards and his films have been shown in festivals, cinemas, galleries and on television all round the world.
He began teaching in 1981 and established a film workshop in South London. He taught on the visual arts course at Goldsmiths between 1995 and 2001 and at the National Film and Television School since 2003. Bush has lectured, run workshops and tutored at numerous art and film courses around the world including Luzern University and Centro Sperimentali di Cinematografia in Italy. There have been retrospective programs of his films recently in Ghent, Turin, Bogota, Budapest, Bristol and London.
Image: Paul Bush, film strip from Furniture Poetry, 1999.