Behind-the-scenes photos from a short film about the 1937 Wimbledon ladies' singles final, for which I worked alongside Casey O'Callaghan to design, source and create props and set. These included a replica of a 1936 EMI Emitron broadcast camera and of the Venus Rosewater Dish, fencing built in front of the audience members, programmes, a custom-made period umpire's chair, sign, net post covers, and period rackets, balls, and other decorational props. The film was created through a massive collaboration across the Costume and Performance Design, Make-up for Media and Performance, Dance, and Film Production courses at the Arts University Bournemouth, featuring over 60 custom-made costumes, celebrating the 80th anniversary of the first time the BBC broadcasted the Championships. Creative direction by Mark Sephton/Creative Forager, costume design by Tiffany Dawson, supervision by Rhian Beavis and Demi Tarrant.
Photographs by Ewa Ferdynus

Replica of a 1936 short neck EMI Emitron broadcast camera with 1930's headphones. The body is a spray painted, laser cut cardboard structure, and the lens are made through recycling various plastic and metal bits and bobs found at the Dorset Scrapstore. 

Replica of the Venus Rosewater Dishes: spray painted clay sculptures mounted on a dish plate.

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