Writings On Water (2003, UK)
January 1, 2003

50 minutes, colour, DigiBeta
© GB Productions, 2003
distributed by GB Productions, UK
PO Box 6353 Leics. LE7 9YH England


A 50-minute arts documentary detailing a latest solo dance ‘Writings On Water’ by the renown dancer/choreographer Carolyn Carlson as performed by her in Teatro Malibran, Venice, in March 2002.

Featuring absorbing music by Gavin Bryars, the film encompasses Carolyn Carlson’s diverse and captivating style. A short interview with Carolyn filmed in the same settings gives an insight into her unique and charismatic persona.


Produced and directed Anna Tchernakova
Camera: Rod Baker-Benfield, Dylan Moore
Location sound: Rod baker-Benfiled
Editor: Anna Tchernakova
Sound Mix: DVA studios
Production Assistant: Suzie Jackson
Researches: Suzie Jackson, Rod Baker-Benfield
Music by Gavin Bryars
Music published by Schott Music Publishers
Dance by Carolyn Carlson
Performed in Teatro Malibran, Venice, Italy
March 2002

The film is produced with participation of La Biennale di Venezia Fondazione Teatro La Fenice (Italy) Blue Bear Productions University of Lincoln (England)

Produced by
GB Productions
PO Box 6353 Billesdon Leics.
LE7 9YH England

Gavin Bryars