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‘A World Without Art’: A Documentary


In the last of our BFI Film Academy Bristol films, our documentarians ask a bunch of artists, musicians, poets, dancers to imagine a world without art.

We asked exciting young Bristol artists what a world would look like without creativity before making this horrible scenario a reality.

Imagine a world without art, expression, creativity, music, words, pictures… What would that world look like?

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Evie Wiltsher – Director
Natalie Hall – Producer
Sam Phillips – Presenter
Lewis Jones – Sound
Isaac Cochrane, James Davies, Gabriel Kelly – Camera and Editing
Sarah Belfield – Film Mentor
Charlie Flack – Technical Support
Jem Marryat – Online Editor
Music: I Don’t Mind by Ali Rice

Fine Artist: Martyn Cross,
Spoken Word Poets: Eno Mfon, Imogen Downes,
Violinists: Ella Fitzpatrick, Molly Whitworth,
Dancers: Grace Spaven, Lenny Montague,
Musician/Songwriter: Ali Rice
Illustrator: Cai Burton,
Photographer: Isaac Cochrane,
Dance Photographer Suzi Bird
Special thanks to Richard Maxwell and Bristol Old Vic Theatre School

This short documentary was made by young people on the BFI Film Academy programme delivered by Watershed.

The BFI Film Academy Bristol identifies and nurtures young talent (16-19-year-olds) so they have the skills and knowledge to thrive in the film industry.

Could you survive in a world without art? Tell us


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