Filmography

10’s  |  00’s   |   90’s   |   80’s   |   70’s

2018

LESSONS in LOVE & VIOLENCE

HD multi-camera opera
composer Sir George Benjamin
writer Martin Crimp
stage director Katie Mitchell
designer Vicki Mortimer
screen director Margaret Williams

arte BBC4 ROH

90’

2016

SEMYON BYCHKOV’s
Tchaikovsky Project

HD short film
Documentary
director/camera
Margaret Williams

Macbeth Media Relations

10′

EN LA LUZ 

HD short film
Documentary
director/camera
Margaret Williams

The Art of Revolution

20′

LUCIA di LAMMERMOOR

HD multi-camera opera
in cinemas UK & Europe
stage director Katie Mitchell
screen director Margaret Williams

ROH Covent Garden

120′

CAPTIVA

HD dance film
choreographer Victoria Marks
director/camera Margaret Williams 

MJW Productions

11′

2014

HD multi-camera film
in cinemas UK & R.o.W
Maxine Peake as Hamlet
director Margaret Williams

Hamlet the Film Ltd
Royal Exchange Theatre

185′

series of 5 dance films
shot digital and super 8 

Channel 4 / Big Dance British Council

5 x 3′

dir/cam/editor Margaret Williams
movement director
Jonzi D

dir/cam/editor Sergio Cruz
choreographer Tamarin Stott

director Bertie
choreo/dancer Ponciano Almeida

directors/choreos Billy Cowie
Gabriela Alcofra

directors/choreos Jessica Wright  Morgann Runacre Temple

2013

HD multi-camera film
UK cinemas & R.o.W
director: Margaret Williams 

Grimes on the beach film Ltd
Aldeburgh Music

145′

HD multi-camera opera
composer: Sir George Benjamin
writer Martin Crimp
stage director: Katie Mitchell
screen director: Margaret Williams

BBC4 ROH

84′

HD multi-camera ballet 
UK cinemas
choreographer Sir Frederick Ashton
director Margaret Williams

ROH Covent Garden

90′

2012

Live relay to Trafalgar Square + screens around UK
UK cinemas
screen director Margaret Williams

ROH Covent Garden The National Gallery

90′

MACHINA

choreographers
Wayne McGregor
Kim Brandstrup

TRESSPASS

Christopher Wheeldon
Alastair Marriot

DIANA & ACTAEON

Liam Scarlett
Will Tuckett
Jonathan Watkins

Series of 5 dance films
director/camera Margaret Williams

choreographers
Wayne McGregor
Shobana Jeyasingh
Kate Prince
Arlene Phillips
Hofesh Shechter

Arts Council England
Music Sales

5 x 20’

2011

HD dance film – ARRI Alexa
choreographer Kenrick Sandy
Director Margaret Williams

MJW Productions
Channel 4

17’

2010

hdv dance film
choreographer Victoria Marks
director Margaret Williams

MJW Productions
UCLA / NU2’S

7′:15′

MISHANDLED

hdv dance film
Jessica Wright
Morgann Runacre Temple

MJW Productions
Arts Council England

7′:00″

WAYNE MC GREGOR GOING SOMEWHERE

HD documentary
director
Catherine Maximoff

MJW Productions
Arts Council England

52:00′
+ 80:00′

CHROMA TRYST SYMPHONY IN C  

multi-camera ballet
director Margaret Williams
choreographers: Wayne McGregor, Christopher Wheeldon, George Balanchine

ROH Covent Garden 

120′

2009

multi-camera ballet
director Margaret Williams
choreographer Wayne McGregor

ROH Covent Garden 

27′

hdv dance film 
John Berger
Maria Muñoz
Margaret Williams

MAL PELO
MJW Productions

7:00

INSTITUTE OF CANCER RESEARCH 

hdv fundraising video 
dir/camera Margaret Williams

I C R
John Loden Associates

5:00

THE ACCOMPANISTS

hdv dance film 
choreographer Stephanie Schober
dir/camera Margaret Williams 

MJW Productions

5:00

2008

hdv dance film
choreographer Victoria Marks
dir/camera Margaret Williams 

MJW Productions
UCLA /EMPAC

17’20’’

devised & directed
by Shelly Love

Circus Space/Arts Council England

22’33’’

DRAWING 3

hdv dance film
chor./performer Imogen Knight
dir/camera/editor Margaret Williams

MJW Productions

5:20

dance special
presented by Jonzi D
director Margaret Williams

Channel 4/Arts Council England/ABC Television/
Australia Council for the Arts

75’10’’

director Dan Farberoff
choreographer Henri Oguike
composer Errollyn Wallen

5’00’’

dir/choreo Robert Hylton

4’00’’

director Pete Gomes
performers Eddie Kay, Imogen Knight

4’00’’

2007

DRAWING 1 & 2

hdvcam dance film
choreo/performer Imogen Knight
director Margaret Williams 

MJW Productions

9:00

hdvcam dance film
dancer Joel Aragón C
director Margaret Williams 

MJW Productions

7:40”

2006

hdvcam dance film
choreographer Maria Muñoz
director Margaret Williams

La Pedrera Educació

6:20’’

multi-camera ballet
director Margaret Williams
Diverse Productions

multi-camera ballet
director Margaret Williams
Diverse Productions

Channel 4

2005

music drama
composer Judith Weir
director Margaret Williams

Channel 4

50′

music documentary 
director: Teresa Griffiths

Channel 4

50′

dvcam dance film
choreographer Cathy Marston
director Margaret Williams

Channel 4

13′

Dance special
presented by Jonzi D
director Margaret Williams

Channel 4/
Arts Council England

90′

BREAK

directors Liz Aggiss & Billy Cowie
performer: Thomas Kampe

4:25’’

EXCELLENT BEAUTY

directors The Honey Brothers
choreographer Tom Sapsford
performer Catherine Bennett

6:23’’

FILM

dir/choreo Shelly Love
performers Gerard Bell, Kelli Drinkwater, Terence Frisch, Adam Murby, Liza Stubbs

5:44’’

INSOMNIA

a film by Jocelyn Cammack & Isabel Rocamora
performers: Tanya Scully, Dela Seward

4:22’’

TREMOR

director Ravi Deepres
choreographer Wayne McGregor
performer Antonia Grove

5:44’’

2004

feature film
writer/director Alison Murray
M2M Films & Egoli Tossell Film in association with Hellhound

98′

dance documentary 
director Beadie Finzi
presented & devised by Michael Nunn & William Trevitt

Channel 4

3×30’&1×50′

BEFORE THE TEMPEST
and ASYLA

multi-camera ballet
choreographer Cathy Marston
director Margaret Williams

BBC

2003

super 16mm dance film
director Lucy Baldwin
choreographer Filip Van Huffel

BBC2

9′

super 16mm dance film
chor/director Miranda Pennell

BBC2

9′

2nd series of 4 x dance half hours
presented by Michael Nunn & William Trevitt
director Margaret Williams

Channel 4

4×30′

dvcam dance video
choreographer Maria Muñoz & Pep Ramis
director Margaret Williams

Channel 4

4′

35mm ballet film
choreographer William Trevitt
director Margaret Williams

Channel 4

3′

super 16mm dance film
director Theresa Griffiths
choreographer Mayuri Boonham

Channel 4

4′

TORSION UNWOUND

dvcam dance video
director Hugo Glendinning
choreographer Russell Maliphant

Channel 4

3′

motion capture dance film
director Alex Reuben
choreographer Afua Awuku

Channel 4

3′

dvcam dance video
choreo/director Chris Ho

Channel 4

3′

STEALTH

dvcam dance video
directors Tareq Kubaisi & Julian Broad

Channel 4

3′

2002

multi-camera ballet performance
choreographer David Bintley
director Margaret Williams

BBC Wales

64′

multi-camera dance performance
choreographer Wayne McGregor
director Margaret Williams

BBC Wales

60′

1st series of 4 x dance half hours
introduced by Michael Nunn & William Trevitt
director Margaret Williams

Channel 4

4×30′

2001

super 16mm television opera
composer Benjamin Britten
director Margaret Williams

Channel 4

90′

super 16mm dance film
chor/director Miranda Pennell

BBC 2

9′

dvcam video
director Margaret Williams

MJW Productions

24′

2000

super 16mm drama
director Margaret Williams

BFI/FilmFour

9′

super 16mm dance film
choreographer Miriam King
director Margaret Williams

BBC

9′

documentary
director Alison Murray

TVO/Channel 4

50′

super 16mm dance film with NDT III
choreographer Jiri Kylian
director Margaret Williams

Channel 4/BBC

24′

1999

television opera
composer Thomas Adès
director Margaret Williams

Channel 4

112′

13 DIFFERENT KEYS

multi-camera dance performance
choreographer Siobahn Davies
director Margaret Williams

Channel 4

30′

TARTAN JAM

documentary music series
director/camera Margaret Williams

Channel 4

5×15′

1998

5 episodes of multi-camera television opera
composer Monteverdi
director Margaret Williams

BBC Wales

5×35′

music drama
composer Eleanor Alberga
director/camera Margaret Williams

BBC

9′

INFANTA

dance film
director/camera Peter Anderson
choreographer Rosemary Lee

ACE/BBC

5′

dance film
director Alison Murray
choreographers Jeanefer Jean-Charles & Pearl Jordan

ACE

9′

1997

MEN

dance film
choreographer Victoria Marks
director Margaret Williams

ACE

9′

MACBETH TAPED

drama
director Margaret Williams

ACE

20′

multi-camera dance performance
choreographer Joaquin Cortès
director Margaret Williams

SAGLIOCCO Productions
Initial Film + Television

80′

dance film
director Peter Anderson
choreographer Rosemary Lee

ACE/BBC

10′

1996

JOAQUIN CORTÈS
GYPSY PASSION

documentary about Joaquin Cortès
director Margaret Williams

BBC Initial Film + Television

60′

music drama
composer Judith Weir
director Margaret Williams

BBC

15′

SPITTING MAD

a film with Bobby Baker
director Margaret Williams

ACE/BBC

9′

dance film
director/choreo Alison Murray

ACE/BBC

9′

SHRINGARA

dance film
choreographer Kiran Ratna
director Margaret Williams

BBC Wales

4′

TONNAU

dance film
choreographer Sioned Huws
director Margaret Williams

BBC Wales

4′

1995

MUSIC and the MIND

documentary music series
presented by Paul Robertson
director Margaret Williams

Channel 4

3×50′

dance documentary
director Margaret Williams

BBC

30′

COVER-UP

super 16mm dance film
choreographer Victoria Marks
director Margaret Williams

BBC

4′

BOY

super 16mm dance film
director Peter Anderson
choreographer Rosemary Lee

ACE/BBC

5′

dance film
choreo/director Alison Murray

ACE/BBC

5′

super 16mm dance film
director/choreographer Miranda Pennell

ACE

6:30″

1994

BLOND ECKBERT

multi-camera television opera
composer Judith Weir
director Margaret Williams

Channel 4

68′

SMALL FORCES
BIG NOISES

music series
director Margaret Williams

Channel 4

4×15′

super 16mm dance film
choreographer Victoria Marks
director Margaret Williams

Channel 4

8′

JOAN

super 16mm dance film
choreographer Lea Anderson
director Margaret Williams

Channel 4

5′

Le SPECTRE de
la ROSE

super 16mm dance film
choreographer Lea Anderson
director Margaret Williams

Channel 4

10′

TIGHTS CAMERA
ACTION!

2nd series of 4 x dance half hours
presented by Lea Anderson
director Margaret Williams

BBC

4×30′

super 16mm dance film
choreographer Victoria Marks
director Margaret Williams

BBC2

14′

1993

QUARTET

super 16mm music documentary
director Margaret Williams

Channel 4/ARTE

78′

1992

PERFECT MOMENT

super 16mm dance film
choreographer Lea Anderson
director Margaret Williams

Channel 4

30′

TIGHT CAMERA
ACTION!

1st series of 4 x dance half hours
presented by Lea Anderson
director Margaret Williams

Channel 4

4×30′

1991

super 16mm dance film
choreographer Lea Anderson
director Margaret Williams

BBC

27′

16mm music drama Not Mozart series
composer Judith Weir
director Margaret Williams

BBC/AVRO

29′

TWO FALLING
TOO FAR

super 16mm B&W dance film
choreographers Mark Murphy & Sue Cox
director Margaret Williams

ACE

12′

16mm documentary series
director Margaret Williams

Channel 4/WDR

4×50′

16mm documentary series
director Margaret Williams

Channel 4/WDR

4×50′

A LOVE DIVIDED
BERLIN

16mm documentary series
director Margaret Williams

Channel 4/WDR

4×50′

A LOVE DIVIDED
JOHANNESBURG

16mm documentary series
director Margaret Williams

Channel 4/WDR

4×50′

1990

FLESH & BLOOD

super 16mm dance film
choreographer Lea Anderson
director Margaret Williams

ACE

18′

1989

LOVE ACROSS
the WALL

16mm documentary
directors Margaret Williams / Ron Orders
producers Margaret Williams / Ron Orders

Channel 4/WDR

50′

DIFFERENT TRAINS

multi-camera Kronos 4tet performance
composer Steve Reich
director Margaret Williams

Channel 4

52′

BODY STYLES
ALL DRESSED UP

16mm documentary series
director Margaret Williams

Channel 4

30′

BODY STYLES
SKIN DEEP

16mm documentary series
director Margaret Williams

Channel 4

30′

BODY STYLES
BEYOND FLESH & BLOOD

16mm documentary series
director Margaret Williams

Channel 4

30′

BODY STYLES
NAKED

16mm documentary series
director Margaret Williams

Channel 4

30′

1988

NOEL A PARIS

christmas special inserts
director Margaret Williams

Antenne 2

60′

DANSE DES SYLPHS

super 16mm dance film
choreos/performers Sonia Bucci & Dan O’Neil
director Margaret Williams

Antenne 2

3′

1987

16mm music documentary
about composer Steve Reich
director Margaret Williams

ACE/WNET

48′

1985

16mm music documentary
about composer Elizabeth Maconchy
director Margaret Williams

ACE/WNET

56′

PENGUIN CAFE
ORCHESTRA CONCERT

multi-camera performance
composer Simon Jeffes
director Margaret Williams

LOE/EG Records

57′

1984

The CASE of
MARCEL DUCHAMP

drama documentary
director David Rowan
producer Margaret Williams

ACE

90′

1983

JEFF KEEN FILMS

16mm documentary 1 of 4 part series
director Margaret Williams

Channel 4

45′

SEEING for OURSELVES

16mm documentary 2 of 4 part series
director Margaret Williams

Channel 4

54′

MARGARET TAIT

16mm documentary 3 of 4 part series
director Margaret Williams

Channel 4

33′

NORMAL VISION

16mm documentary 4 of 4 part series
director Margaret Williams

Channel 4

33′

1982

16mm documentary
about street style
director Margaret Williams

BBC

25′

After a brief spell animating cartoons at Hanna Barbera in Hollywood and two years at the BBC, Margaret started her own production company Arbor Films with David Rowan in 1975. Together with David as Director and Margaret as Producer they made a number of award winning educational films and arts documentaries, most notably:

1980

IMPERIAL CITY

16mm documentary
about architects Edwin Lutyens & Herbert Baker & the building of New Delhi
director David Rowan
producer Margaret Williams

Arts Council of GB

45′

1979

STANLEY SPENCER

16mn documentary
about artist Stanley Spencer 

director David Rowan
producer Margaret Williams

Arts Council of GB

50′

1977

TOM PHILLIPS

16mm documentary
about artist Tom Phillips
director David Rowan
producer Margaret Williams

Arts Council of GB

50′

1975-78

BRAIN SCIENCES
INFORMATION PROJECT

16mm series about the Brain Sciences
introduced by Prof. Colin Blakemore
director David Rowan
producer Margaret Williams

Centre for Science Education/Ferranti Ltd        

Various