HOW MERMAIDS BREED
Director: Joan Ashworth
England, 2002, 10 min
Crew:Producer: Martin Greaves - Screenwriter: Joan Ashworth - Editor: Dominic Wayling - Cinematographer: Joan Ashworth - Original Score, Sound: Nigel Holland
Sales:Martin Greaves, Producer, London, UK - T: +44 20 7701 3844 - F: +44 20 7701 3844
Email:seedfold.films AT zen.co.uk
This film answers the question of how mermaids breed. Although they are traditional symbols of fertility and a sexuality so powerful as to be a danger to shipping, details of their reproductive processes have been scarce. The film reveals the secret cycle of laying fertilising and hatching.
About the director
Joan is Professor of Animation at the Royal College of Art in London.