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John Hannay

Artist Filmmaker, Storyboard Artist

Current Work Details

What I do

Work for London Underground

Company

Grimpadou Films

Where I work

I work for a company or organisation

Technical Skills

Illustration, prop making, filming, editing

Resources / Expertise

Enthusiasm, imagination, drawing skills

Availability

Paid Work or Collaboration

Training

1967-1972

Barnet College of Art, Hull College of Art,
Foundation course, Fine Art, Diploma in Art and Design

Shooters Q&A

Films I wish I had made

Green for Danger, Brief Encounter, The Killing, Out of the Past, The Third Man, Orphee, Last Year at Marienbad

I cried watching

Episode of Wagon Train when I was 11 years old.

I left the cinema during

Diary of a Shinjuku Thief, Wings of Desire, Ma Vie Erotique

Directors I love

Stanley Kubrick, Jacques Tourneur, David Lean, Jules Dassin, Carol Reed, Howard Hawks, John Ford, Howard Hawks, Powell and Pressburger, Scorsese, many more.

Actors I admire

Trevor Howard, Alistair Sim, Humphrey Bogart, Dirk Bogarde, Sterling Hayden, Lawrence Olivier, Robert de Niro, many more

Writers I respect

Raymond Chandler, Grahame Greene, GK Chesterton, Anthony Burgess, Wilkie Collins, Stanislaw Lem, many more

My desert island discs

Prokofiev's 3rd and 5th Piano Concertos, Ravel's Daphnis and Chloe, Beethoven's 3rd Symphony, fifth piano concerto,Piano Trio Op 97, Britten's piano and violin concertos, many more

Books I have given my friends

'Earthly Powers' by Anthony Burgess,'The Man who was Thursday' by GK Chesterton, 'The Ministry of Fear' and 'The End of the Affair' by Graham Greene.

My death row meal

Spaghetti Bolognese

The best thing I own

My computer.

My Work & Credits

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    Anima

    My role: Writer

    Format
    DVCam/Mini-DV
    Production company
    Grimpadou Films
    Category
    Animation
    • Document Name: Anima storyboard 2 DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: Anima Storyboard 3 DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: Anima Storyboard 4 DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: Anima Storyboard 5 DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: Anima Storyboard 6 DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: Anima Storyboard 7 DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: Anima Storyboard 8 DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: Anima Storyboard 9 DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: Anima Storyboard 10 DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: Anima Storyboard 11 DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: Anima Storyboard 12 DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: Anima Storyboard 13 DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: Anima Storyboard 14 DOWNLOAD
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    • Document Name: Anima Storyboard 17 DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: Anima Storyboard 18 DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: Anima Storyboard 19 DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: Anima Storyboard 20 DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: Anima Storyboard 21 DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: Anima Storyboard 22 DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: Anima Storyboard 1 DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: Book Page More... DOWNLOAD

      Page from library book with glagolitic script.

    • Document Name: List of Names More... DOWNLOAD

      Opposing page with list of names from which Anima picks an individual.

    • Document Name: Anima on escalator at Southwark station More... DOWNLOAD

      Anima on way up in central building.

    • Document Name: Glass city More... DOWNLOAD

      Model for Atlantis.

    • Document Name: Colonnade set DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: Anima waiting for lift More... DOWNLOAD

      Anima waits for lift to take her higher in the central building

    • Document Name: Anima poster DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: Key prop DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: craft over water artwork DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: Key for book DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: Book prop DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: bars in cave prop DOWNLOAD
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    Anima comes from the sky

    My role: Director

    Format
    DVCam/Mini-DV
    Production company
    grimpadou films
    Category
    Animation
    • Document Name: storyboard 1 More... DOWNLOAD

      Anima descends from the sky.

    • Document Name: storyboard 2 More... DOWNLOAD

      Anima descends to sea level.

    • Document Name: storyboard 3 More... DOWNLOAD

      Anima approaches main gateway.

    • Document Name: storyboard 4 More... DOWNLOAD

      Anima goes through central letter of main gateway.

    • Document Name: storyboard 5 More... DOWNLOAD

      Anima enters large cave.

    • Document Name: storyboard 6 More... DOWNLOAD

      Anima approaches waterfall.

    • Document Name: storyboard 7 DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: storyboard 8 DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: storyboard 9 DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: storyboard 10 DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: storyboard 11 DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: storyboard 12 DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: storyboard 13 DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: storyboard 14 DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: storyboard 15 DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: storyboard 16 DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: storyboard 17 DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: storyboard 18 DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: storyboard 19 DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: storyboard 20 DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: storyboard 21 DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: storyboard 22 DOWNLOAD
    • Document Name: Aelita More... DOWNLOAD

      Russian sci-fi film with similar themes.

    • Document Name: text in library book More... DOWNLOAD

      From library scene.

    • Document Name: list of names More... DOWNLOAD

      From library scene

    • Document Name: Colonnade set More... DOWNLOAD

      Set-up for opening scenes.

    • Document Name: Model of craft More... DOWNLOAD

      Fibreglass model of craft, approx 4' in length.

    • Document Name: City set More... DOWNLOAD

      Model of city (shades of Atlantis) 4' square with mirrors on two sides to push to infinity.

    • Document Name: Key for holograph More... DOWNLOAD

      For library scenes.

    • Document Name: Key for holograph More... DOWNLOAD

      For library scenes.

    • Document Name: Book of Names More... DOWNLOAD

      For library scenes.

    • Document Name: Bars for narrow passage. More... DOWNLOAD

      Narrow passage escape scene.

    • Document Name: Orphée scene More... DOWNLOAD

      Jean Cocteau's interpretation of Orpheus.

    • Document Name: Artwork for final scenes, big light More... DOWNLOAD

      Anima in central building (Southwark station)

    • Document Name: Artwork for final scenes More... DOWNLOAD

      Anima in central building.

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    End scenes of Anima

    My role: Director

    Format
    DVCam/Mini-DV
    Production company
    grimpadou films
    Category
    Short
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    Opening Scenes with beta sound.

    My role: Animator

    Format
    unspecified
    Production company
    Grimpadou Films
    Category
    Animation
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    Out Of This Underworld

    My role: Animator

    Format
    DVCam/Mini-DV
    Production company
    grimpadou films
    Category
    Animation
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    The Making of Anima

    My role: Presenter

    Format
    unspecified
    Production company
    Trading Pictures
    Category
    Documentary