Aaron Shrimpton is a filmmaker from Basildon with a background in Fine Art Photography having graduated from Edinburgh Napier with a 1st Class Honors & Hamilton Tait Creative Award.
His professional career began with a New Talent Bafta for a Scroobius pip featured music video. Since then he has created the company New Waverley Studios that has produced projects for Ai Wei Wei, Anne-Marie, The Guardian, Fatboy Slim, Chanel, Shy FX, Converse, GRRRL Zine Fair and many others.
His current project Arcadia Lasts, will be the focus of his residency: a 15 minute short film, the start of many chapters about Essex life. It follows two teenagers taking a trip from Basildon to Southend ending up in the Arcades. A journey that examines formative friendships at a pivotal time, where we understand ourself and others.