TV Arts

To capture the drama, artistry, intimacy and immediacy of the performance

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Bangarra Dance Theatre

FIRESTARTER: The Story of Bangarra features some of the remarkable archival  footage we filmed of Bangarra Dance Theatre’s early performances (Ochres; Ninni) and Artistic Director Stephen Page’s very first choreographic work at the Sydney Dance …

ACO members (Photo Gary Heery)

Australian Chamber Orchestra – Promotion

Short commercials as seen online/TV promoting the Australian Chamber Orchestra’s seasons as seen at Vivid Live (Sydney Opera House), Hong Kong Arts Festival, the start of NINEMSN’s and Fairfax’s web videos, as well as promotional …

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Graeme Murphy’s Heritage Collection

As Sydney Dance Company’s Artistic Directors for over three decades, choreographer Graeme Murphy AO and his creative associate, Janet Vernon AM, have created a unique repertoire of dance works, including over thirty-five full evening productions …

Rafael Bonachella - Sydney dance Company Artistic Director and Choreographer

Rafael Bonachela

Sydney Dance Company

Rafael Bonachela’s combustible choreographic language and his Sydney Dance Company’s dancers produce art where rigour, freedom, strength and precision are deftly combined. Video producer/ director/ cinematographer: Philippe Charluet Featured Video  (previous page): We Unfold Video …

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The Frock

Mature Artists Dance Experience

Post-produced/edited by Philippe Charluet from footage shot in Japan and Tasmanian seasons. Graeme Murphy AO and Janet Vernon AM collaborate with Tasmania’s Mature Artist Dance Experience (MADE) to bring to the stage a dance theatre …

Australian Dance Artists

‘Seven Impossible Pieces for Four Dancers’

& ‘Departure’

Australian Dance Artists in collaboration with Ken Unsworth A 60 min video by Philippe Charluet on Seven Impossible Pieces for Four Dancers , a collaboration between Australian Dance Artists (ADA) and renowned sculptor and installation …

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EVER After EVER special

This 55 min Arts & Entertainment special was produced by David Mitchell, directed by Philippe Charluet and broadcast a number of times on ABC Television and FOXTEL. Sydney Dance Company farewells their 31 year Artistic …

Lucy Guerrin's 'Weather'

Weather – Lucy Guerin INC

55 min video, filmed by Philippe Charluet, on the arresting dance work born from a co-production between Lucy Guerin INC’s Melbourne-based dance company and Montreal’s Place des Arts. It draws on the inventive design skills …

Meryl Tankard in 'Song with Mara' (photo Regis Lansac)

Meryl Tankard:

a Unique Choreographic Voice

30 min program highlighting the incredible career and body of work by acclaimed choreographer Meryl Tankard, formely a principal dancer with Pina Bausch’s Tanztheater Wupperal. This film screened at the Sydney Opera House’s Spring Dance …

ACO Concerts

Australian Chamber Orchestra:

The Concerts

  BARRY HUMPHRIES’ WEIMAR CABARET This concert was filmed with six cameras at the Hamer Hall in Melbourne. Acclaimed Barry Humphries curates, presents and performs with the Australian Chamber Orchestra, the degenerate music of Berlin’s …


Giselle – Universal Ballet (Sth Korea)

Graeme Murphy AO reinvents one the greatest “romantic ballet” of all times, Giselle for Korea’s Universal Ballet with an entirely new music score by Christopher Gordon. With Set Design by Gerard Manion and Costume Design …

Papillon rehearsal (1975)

The Australian Ballet School’s Archives

The digitisation of precious archives from The Australian Ballet School, filmed in rehearsal studios or on stage (33 x reel to reel videos dating from 1973 to 1989). These works include Gemini rehearsal which feature Marilyn …

Denez Prigent (photo Philippe Charluet)

Gortoz A Ran (I’m Waiting)

Music film clip (Super 16mm – 4 min) produced by Philippe Charluet, Stella Motion Pictures (Melbourne, Australia) in association with Morgane Production (Paris) for Barclay/Universal Music.               An evocative …


Guest Choreographers

Sydney Dance Company

Over the years, many guest choreographers have come through the doors of the Sydney dance Company to create original works for the company. We have been fortunate and privileged to film many of these wonderful …

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The Directors’ CUT

60 sec. commercial filmed and edited by Philippe Charluet for the Sydney Dance Company’s season at the Arts Centre in Melbourne…

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An imaginative play by Kim Carpenter shown at the Marionette Theatre in the The Sailors’ Home, Sydney, in 1982. Filmed (and edited) in full. The play is a fascinating collage of images, words and music …