SALT Dance film
The film mixes stop frame animation with dance, puppetry and live action. It is filmed in the amazing underworld of Wieliczka salt mines outside Krakow in Poland.It hs been shown all over the world on TV and in festivals, it is a strong visual piece and is on BBC arts in December.
Maria Lloyd trained at the International school of Theatre Jacques Lecoq in Paris. Since then she has been creating dance films and visual theatre. Her experience of working extensively with teams of artists has led her to find a personal film language where art forms meet and challenge each other.
Living in England for 13 years her films were commissioned and distributed by South East Dance Agency and Euroarts in Berlin. Minou ,one of her first films won the IMZ prize in Monaco for best screen choreography. Her short films have been shown on European TV channels and screened in many international festivals. Maria SALT was a British, Polish and Norwegian dance film project and now she is working on a new film about a blind dancer.
Director's showreel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_sIA-tZlzBM
Salt teaser: https://vimeo.com/64310076