Masterclass: Loving Vincent 

  • Masterclass: Loving Vincent 
  • Masterclass: Loving Vincent 

The world’s first fully painted feature film uses 65,000 hand painted oil paintings to tell the mysterious circumstances around Vincent Van Goghs death. The films Directors Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman will uncover the secrets behind this herculean task. 


Dorota Kobiela

Dorota has directed one live action short film, The Hart in Hand (2006) and five animated shorts – ‘The Letter’ (2004), ‘Love me’ (2004), ‘Mr. Bear’ (2005), Chopin’s Drawings (2011) and Little Postman (2011). Little Postman was the world’s first, and to her knowledge still only, Stereoscopic Painting Animation film.

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Hugh Welchman

Hugh graduated from Oxford University with a degree in PPE and a vague notion of wanting to make films. Hugh sought out training at The National Film & Television School. His graduation film, Crowstone, won the Cinefoundation Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, and he was awarded the Sam Mendes Shakespeare Prize. He got his first professional experience producing short films for Monty Python, and then set up BreakThru Films.  In 2008 Hugh was awarded an Oscar for BreakThru’s first major production, Peter and the Wolf.

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Date & Time: Wed, 15 Nov - 18:30
Approx. Runtime: 60 mins
Venue: Cinema 1