Canvas Launch New take on Shakespeare’s classic Othello from Frantic Assembly + Filmmakers Johnny Kenton + Scott Graham
The Fan Carpet are delighted to announce that today, Canvas have launched their brilliant new take on Shakespeare’s classic Othello, which you can watch now on YouTube!
Canvas is excited to announce a thrilling new collaboration between Frantic Assembly and film-maker Johnny Kenton.
Othello is inspired by Frantic Assembly's electrifying take on Othello, Shakespeare's most brutal thriller-tragedy of paranoia, jealousy, sex and murder.
Award winning theatre company, Frantic Assembly, have been influencing contemporary theatre-making for 24 years and have toured extensively across Great Britain and internationally collaborating with some of today’s most inspiring artists. Current productions include Fatherland and Things I Know To Be True.
Co-directed by Johnny Kenton and Scott Graham (Artistic Director, Frantic Assembly), this exciting and original cross art-form collaboration brings the blistering physicality of Frantic Assembly’s Othello to the screen.
Johnny is currently developing TV series Blackscape with Nicholls Award-winning writer Melissa Iqbal (Humans) and feature film Live Fast, Die Young.
Canvas is an Arts Council-funded initiative bringing together arts organisations across England with a series of wide-ranging objectives - making arts content more discoverable and engaging; increasing the number of people engaging with the arts; increasing the volume and quality of creative media; and supporting the skills and digital capacity of the arts sector.
It consists of two interrelated projects; the Canvas channel and the Canvas network. The Canvas channel publishes, curates and promotes video across YouTube, Facebook and Twitter with the aim of inspiring 18-35 year olds to explore the world of art. The Canvas network helps arts organisations develop their online video strategy and output through advice, support, training and collaborative projects.