London Calling Oz!

19 October 12

Posted at 9:56

Eminent writter and filmmaker  Simon Witter has produced a Fantastic documentary series entitled  London Calling: The Untold Story Of British Pop. 

The series started in Australia last week on the Arts and Culture Channel  Studio. There are 4 programmes in the series each approx. 1 hour long. Dean features in the second programme of the series 'Every Picture Tells  A Story', it is due to be aired on Tuesday 23rd October 2012.

Just before Christmas last year Dean was Interviewed by Simon Witter for the programme. It's first broadcast came on  ARTE, (the European Arts and Culture Channel) earlier this year amidst the London centric summer of Jubilee celebrations and Olympic triumph.  The Series Screened on UK T.V.'s via the Sky Arts Channel around 3 weeks ago and now Australia is delighting in the show.

London Calling: The Untold Story Of British Pop focuses on the British Pop/Rock culture as well as celebrating its relationship within other artistic disciplines. Dean features alongside legendary photographers   Jill Furmanovsky,   Pennie Smith and  Gered Mankowitz, Writers  Jon Savage and  Paul MorleyBoy George and managers  Simon Napier-Bell and  Andrew Loog Oldham as well as artist/musician  Fred Deakin.

Interviewed at his North London Studio, Dean talked at length about the current scene and the nurturing of new talent, offering a contrast to his peers more historical insights.

Dean also invited  the the London Calling cameras along to  Shorditch Studios in London to hang out and document a live shoot in progress with the young and soulful band  New Street Adventure .  Dean has affiliated himself with New Street Adventure, inviting them to play at his immensely well-attended and enjoyed opening parties/private views for his latest exhibition “ LOOK. HEAR” shown in Leigh-on-Sea at the beginning of the year and now currently resideing along side “YOUNG SOULS” (another exhibition by Dean) at the  Royal Albert Hall, London until the 26th October 2012.

Here's a taster of the series.