Derek Jarman

Derek Jarman (1942, UK) studied English and history at King's College in London, after which he took painting lessons from David Hockney at the Slade School. After this period he worked e.g. as set and costume designer for the Royal Ballet and designed the sets for Ken Russell's The Devils and Savage Messiah. He also made his first films at that time. Jarman has always been active on other fronts as well. Besides theatre and dance shows, he has made music videos for The Smiths, Marc Almond, Carmel and the Pet Shop Boys. For Caravaggio (1986) Jarman received several awards at the Berlin Film Festival.


Studio Bankside / Home Movies Reel (1970, short), Miss Gaby (1971, short), A Journey to Avebury (1971, short), Garden of Luxor / Burning the Pyramids (1972, short), Andrew Logan Kisses the Glitterati (1972, short), Tarot / The Magician (1972, short), The Art of Mirrors / Sulphur (1973, short), The Devils at the Elgin (1974, short), Ula's Fete (1974, short), Fire Island (1974, short), Duggie Fields (1974, short), Picnic at Ray's (1975, short), Sebastiane Wrap (1975, short), Sloane Square (1975), A Room of One's Own (1975, short), Gerald's Film (1976, short), Sebastiane (1976), Houston Texas (1976, short), Jordan's Dance (1977, short), Every Woman for Herself and All for Art (1977, short), Jubilee (1978), The Tempest (1979), Broken English (1979), In the Shadow of the Sun (1980, short), TG Psychic Rally in Heaven (1981, short), Pontormo and Punks at Santa Croce (1982, short), Pirate Tape (1982, short), Waiting for, Waiting for Godot (1983, short), B 2 Tape / Film (1983), The Dream Machine (1984), Catalan (1984, short), Imagining October (1984, short), The Angelic Conversation (1985), The Queen is Dead (1986, short), Caravaggio (1986), Louise (episode from: Aria, 1987), The Last of England (1987), L'ispirazione (1988, short), War Requiem (1989), The Garden (1990), Edward II (1991), Wittgenstein (1992), Blue (1993), Glitterbug (1994).