Tony Hill

Born in London in 1946, Tony Hill studied sculpture at St Martin's School of Art. His work includes sculpture, photography, film installations, performance, short films for cinema and television and commercial directing. The short films explore different ways of looking at the world and often require the invention and building of various rigs for filming and sometimes for presentation.

His work has been presented at many Art Galleries, International Film Festivals, in cinema programmes, broadcast on television and published on videotape and DVD. He has won festival awards at Melbourne, Hamburg, Chicago, and Chateauroux and the Deutscher Videokunstpreis in 1993. He taught film and video for many years becoming Professor of Film at the University of Derby and currently teaches filmmaking at Plymouth College of Art.

His commercial work includes directing music videos for the Orb and the Bluetones and TV commercials including spots for Natwest, BMW, Sony, Andalucia, Remy Martin, Audi, and Ben Mobile Phones. He has also made special camera rig shots for Peter Greenaway, BBC 2, the feature film The Cell, and a recent Toyota commercial.


A Sense of Place

Filmmaker Tony Hill takes his blind friend to a mystery location, where she discovers her whereabouts solely through her sense of touch.