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THE PLANETS > montage


A short montage of a film project created in 2010 as a cinematic accompaniment to Darwin Symphony Orchestra performing The Planets by Gustav Holst. This production was an attempt to map the astrological symbolism of the planetary cosmos onto the music journey created by Holst in 1914.
Performed live at the Darwin Entertainment Centre November 2010 with full symphony orchestra.

Soundtrack: Jupiter by Gustav Holst
Darwin Symphony Orchestra Artistic Director: Leif Sundstrup

Rob E. Hoad as The Wanderer & Hermes
Lulu Madill as Venus
Psycus Pete as The Magician

Produced, Written, Directed and Edited by Timothy Parish
Co-Produced by Alex Ben Mayor – 32 Degrees
Assistant Directors: Leigh Bramall, Peta Khan
Director of Photography: Joshua Muirhead
Animation Director: Pete Walker – Visual Milita

Pete Walker, Daniel Hartney, Mike Holligan, Sam Bondareff, Craig Danvers, Michael Roseth, Luke Rosenberg, Nestora

Verb Studios 2010

AFLOAT > theatre and video

A sample of video projections for the AFLOAT theatrical performance as part of the Darwin Festival 2009.

Utilising shadow puppetry created by Conor Fox and compositing with video and animations as part of a larger theater performance with performers from Arts Access Darwin.

Film and edited by Timothy Parish

Live video mixing by Sam Hoffmann

Verb Studios 2009


A short excerpt of the video installations set up for the ORIGINS project, a large scale public performance project celebrating the 150th anniversary of the publication of ‘The Origin Of The Species’ as part of the Darwin200 global events calendar.

Produced by Corrugated Iron Youth Arts

Directed by Alex Ben Mayor

Video installations and live VJ projections: Tim Parish – Verb Studios

Video assistant: Sam Hoffmann