We film shows for archive and documentation, as well as producing short theatrical trailers for the web and generating theatre visuals for live performance.
OaksBark started as a collaboration between sculpture and film to create expanded cinema multi-disciplinary events (see our early work film below), and is now a creative video production run by Iñigo Garrido, a Basque filmmaker working in Glasgow since 1995.
The video training courses are delivered by Iñigo Garrido and Jan Nimmo, see short biographies bellow:
Jan Nimmo is a Scottish artist and filmmaker who trained at Glasgow School of Art and has worked as a freelance artist and designer since 1986. She has travelled and worked extensively in Latin America, where her interests include popular culture, labour rights and the politics of commercial tropical fruit production. In 2000 she initiated a long term collaborative art project, Green Gold, working with Latin American banana workers to tell their stories though portrait, testimony and film. Her award winning documentaries from the project, Bonita: Ugly Bananas (Ecuador) and Pura Vida (Costa Rica) have been screened and broadcast internationally. Her most recent documentary, The Road to Drumleman: Memories of the Argyll Colliery, is a tribute to workers closer to home. She is currently researching slow food and sustainable agriculture in the Sierra de Huelva, Spain and has just completed a field visit to Cameroon, filming banana workers’ testimonies in their homes and on the plantations.
Iñigo specialises in directing and editing documentaries and art projects. He has several TV broadcast credits including films for Channel 4 and BBC. Iñigo is also a lead practitioner in film education, with extensive experience of working with vulnerable people. He has delivered participatory video projects in both rural and deprived urban communities.
He founded Oak’s Bark, a multi-disciplinary art organisation in 1996. Since then he has worked on collaborative arts projects with various clients including Scottish Opera, National Theatre of Scotland and Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Other projects include his ‘Expanded Cinema’ installations in Glasgow and Montreal, Canada, and combined-arts events throughout Scotland and the Basque Country.
His documentary ‘On The Other Side of the Street’ exposes the reality of life on the street for Glasgow’s homeless people. The film has been broadcast on TV and screened Internationally.
In 1997 Iñigo was a member of the selection panel for the Scottish Bafta awards short film category. He ran Café Flicker screenings at GMAC for seven years, worked as the main editor and technical manager at mediaco-op for five years and is a founder member of Camcorder Guerrillas, a film collective of alternative media activists.
The Road to Drumleman
Chanel4, BBC Scotland, Community Channel
See Iñigo’s full CV here