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Written, produced and directed for Breathtaking Athens & The Athens Tourism Board.

Shot over a week with bubble wrangler, Emil of performance artists Banialuki. Living Projects worked with Josh Crocker of Soundlens to create an original score for the piece, performed with Craig Scott.   

7 years on, the film is still part of ongoing web campaigns and is displayed on screens at Breathtaking Athens information points for tourists at Athens airport, transport links and in the city centre. Featured in Creative Review among others. 

Producer/Director: Richard Mullane

Directors/DoP: Chris Turner & Sam Tootal

Bubbles: Emil Shokaki/Banialuki

Producer: Melissa Lascaratou

Shoot Producer: Mia Loperena Oeser

Grade: Framestore

Some comments:

"It inspired me to see Athens as truly beautiful!"

"Perfect video. This is the best image of Athens I've seen, away from the corny ads of the last few years. Great idea!"

"So beautiful! Lost for words."

"Its so Athens. But such a gentle view of Athens. It's wonderful."

"**** I love that film. Its so cute and strange and simple at the same time. Really impressed."

"Beautiful, what a fantastic visual thread, the bubble."

"This is great. Very sensitive and stylish. I will gladly pass it on."

"What a beautiful film. Love it."

"Beautiful. Say again, all the bubbles were real apart from 3? Amazing."

"How wonderful. The city looks so beautiful, and what a calming place. A work of great patience and expertise."


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