Four nocturnes opens at Venice Biennale Arte 2019

See Four Nocturnes by John Akomfrah at Venice Biennale 2019, open to the public from 11 May – 24 Nov 2019.⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ This new three-channel piece that reflects on the complex intertwined relationship between humanity’s destruction of the natural world and our destruction of ourselves.

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Sophie Fiennes’ “Artificial Things” now on iPlayer

  As part of the BBC Arts #DancePassion season, Stopgap Dance Company bring their celebrated stage work Artificial Things to the screen. Filmed on location in a derelict suburban shopping mall and featuring an ensemble of disabled and non-disabled dancers, this mesmerising film directed by

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New ARRI ALEXA MINI LF supported by HIJACK

ARRI have unveiled the brand new ALEXA MINI LF camera and we are pleased to confirm that HIJACK are ready to support this new camera from launch. This brand new digital cinema camera combines the compact and light form of the popular ALEXA Mini with

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7.1 surround system audio upgrade

We’re always upgrading and evolving here at Hijack, and the latest tech update is that now we have now upgraded our mix suite to a 7.1 surround system. This means more scope for sound mixing and mastering for commercials to feature films. Email bookings@hijackpost.com if

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John Akomfrah wins Apollo’s Artist of the Year

Congratulations to long time collaborator John Akomfrah who has just won Apollo’s Artist of the Year 2018 You can see two of his films in London right now – Vertigo Sea is showing in Strange Days: Memories of the Future at The Store X 180

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Training new HIJACK DITs

Last week we were busy training our new DITs at the office with help from our existing DIT team. Our 3 day course covers the role of a DIT, the importance of procedure, etiquette on set, and colour theory alongside hands on camera experience. Following

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Team Khan (2018) premieres at Raindance Film Festival

Team Khan (2018) premieres at Raindance Film Festival A boxing documentary that compresses the career of one of Britain’s most promising boxers (Amir Khan) into a concentrated three fight quest for immortality. It documents not only the young fighter’s insatiable desire for legendary status, but

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New office

You can’t miss us now! We’ve had our logo painted on the building! Logo design by @bensamba@collective_works

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John Akomfrah: Purple opens at The Curve, Barbican Centre

Barbican Art Gallery presents a new commission by British artist and filmmaker John Akomfrah for the Curve. His most ambitious project to date, Purple is an immersive, six-channel video installation which charts the incremental shifts in climate change across the planet and its effects on human communities, biodiversity and

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The Number (2017) premieres at Toronto International Film Festival

South African cinema made a bold entry to the 42nd Toronto International Film Festival last night with the World Premiere of Khalo Matabane’s THE NUMBER.  Matabane presented the film to a capacity audience alongside lead actors Mothusi Magano, Presley Chweneyagae and Warren Masemola; producer, Carolyn Carew and executive

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Auto Da Fé wins Artes Mundi Prize 2017

Auto Da Fé wins Artes Mundi Prize 2017 John Akomfrah presents Auto Da Fé (2016), a two-screen film installation that debuted at Lisson Gallery London in January 2016. Auto Da Fé, which translates as ‘acts of faith’, looks at migration through the lens of religious persecution. Presented as a poetic period

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