BBC Arts Dance Passion ‘Neon Romance’ Short Film

Neon Romance.

After dark. Breaking the rules. Fuelled by Plymouth’s passion for drift cars, footwork, flips, MC’s, show cars and dancing the night away. 
Turning the key on a combustion engine of engineering, imagination, hybrid cars and rebellious dancers.
Caught in the headlights 6 individuals come together for a night on top of colourful show cars - sharing Afrobeat, Breaking, Chicago Footwork, Contemporary and Parkour. Putting neon lights, shimmering car-shells, whirring engines and spinning bodies in the driver's seat.
Across Plymouth’s modified car, street sports and dance scene: when the music starts, the night begins and the cars rock up - everyone’s equal.
With a score by dynamic drum and bass MC Maddy V and directed by multi-award winning choreographer Laura Kriefman this is a celebration of the world-class talent in Plymouth. 
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Choolwe by Dani Bower Photography

Created by...

Executive Producer
Laura Kriefman
Director & Choreographer
Laura Kriefman
Conceived by
Suzie West & Laura Kriefman
Producer
Barbican Theatre, Plymouth
In Conjunction with
Hellion Trace Ltd.
Director of Photography
Dan Martin
Editor
Joanne Postlewaite
Production Manager
Tim Norman
Technical Manager/Gaffer
Jamie Smith
Artist Liaison Officer
Suzie West
2nd Camera Operator
Amber Amare
Sound Engineer
Chris Baker
BTS Filmmaker/Editor
Zoe Bloss
Stills Photographer
David Cunningham 
Immersive Dome Digital Artist
Zach Walker
Track 
Legendary by Higher Sector ft Maddy V
Marketing & Communications Manager
Jo Cann
Finance & Resources Manager
Andrew Tremaine
Cast:
Jack Dodds
Charlotte Eaton
Perry Jonhson
Drew Shears
Beryl Tebug
Maddy Vallance
Drift Car Drivers:
Nick Bond
Martin Wonnacott
Joe Robinson
Paul Seymour
Matt Smith
Modified Car Drivers:
Jay Peters
Tom Brenton-Hyde
Lee White
Jonny Walker
Filmed on location at
Smeatharpe Stadium, Cullompton
Market Hall, Devonport
Mount Batten, Plymouth

With thanks to...

Claire Honey, Real Ideas. Crispen Rosevear, Smeatharpe Stadium. Benny Lau Crispin, Milk Box Music. Chris & Niki, Sika Studios. Nick Marker, Prime Skatepark. The Bodge Shop.  Dip Demons. The York Inn.