Synopsis: This heritage film takes viewers a geographical journey around the town, harbour and coastline of Wells-next-the-sea, merging both its events and history over the last 150 years into one day. The animation mixes archival and contemporary materials, and the stories, perspectives and recollections of journalists and local residents inspire the narrative. Water Marks was commissioned by Wells Maltings Trust and funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
About the Director: Tracy is a multi-media artist, who explores social behaviour, identity and social history, working with collage animation and green screen. She works with museums and heritage on commercial projects, using archival materials, collections and oral histories. Her heritage film Water Marks, based on a Norfolk coastal town, was commissioned by Wells Maltings and The War is Over, a heritage film with community engagement, was commissioned by Ipswich Museum . She also works on artistic projects such as Hysterical Females film, a playful and surreal interpretation of the history of suffragettes, which was selected for the Ilfracombe Film Festival and exhibited at galleries across England.