Cookery and crafts at Cannon Hall

Cannon Hall, a stately home just outside Barnsley, worked with Wayne Sables Project on a series of educational videos for young children. Each short instructional film shows a period craft or cookery recipe being made by Cannon Hall staff in appropriate historic attire. This is an exciting time to be working with Cannon Hall, as Barnsley Museums continues to expand and grow.

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Ubumbano – collaborating across a Covid divide

Making art in a pandemic hits different. How do you collaborate when all your performers can't get together in the same room? How do you cross a double boundary of being in different countries and abiding by coronavirus travel restrictions? For Ace Dance and Music and Indoni Academy, the answer was to hire Wayne Sables to show how to use technology to bridge the gap. The result? A series of dance pieces exploring African dance from traditional to contemporary, a new skill set of filmmaking, video conferencing and projection mapping, and a partnership that will last for years.

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Lighting in Filmmaking

Filming live dance performance

Before we delve into this I probably should tell you a little bit about who I am. As you already know my name is Wayne (you are looking at this blog on my website after all) I originally began my career as a contemporary dancer before moving into film and digital technologies (coding, projection mapping et cetera) in 2006. Since then I’ve worked loads in the dance sector with companies, independent artists and making my own multimedia dance installations.

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Demystifying the “pretty greenhouse” on Wayne Sables Instagram

Followers of Wayne Sables' Instagram will have noticed a mysterious greenhouse appear over the past couple of months. Cloistered inside a rehearsal room at Doncaster's Cast theatre, where Wayne is an Associate Artist, the greenhouse glows in bright colours and fantastical patterns. It isn't quite big enough for a human to go inside, but one can imagine an enterprising fairy setting up home. So what is this magical creation, and will the public ever get a proper look?

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How Wayne made a Wish in Cast theatre

In the past few days a new show has landed at Cast in Doncaster. Wish, devised for babies up to 18 months old, is a great way to start the festive season. The show's gorgeous visuals were created by Wayne Sables. Read on for more about Wish and how Wayne developed his work for the show.

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Murmurations – Right Up Our Street

eek, Doncaster Minster will be turned into a fabulous light show. One of the main attractions is Wayne Sables' latest light projection, Murmurations. This piece is themed around the flight of starlings and how their close knit flight patterns mimics the close knit community of Doncaster.

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How to make marketing videos

So you're looking to make a marketing video hey? Cool right on. Have you seen the other blogs i’ve done? If not they maybe worth a gander, I’ve covered smart phone filmmaking, cinematography and capturing good audio. Let’s assume you have ether checked them out and popped back over or you already know about that stuff and crack on.

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DAZL tackles toxic masculinity through dance

Dance Action Zone Leeds, known as DAZL, is a dance group for children and young adults aged 3-19 (up to 25 with disability). It was started 21 years ago and quickly became a fixture of its Leeds community. All styles of dance are covered, with the aims of keeping fit and having fun.

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