still from 'UKIP on Sea / Marmite and Fruitcakes' by Zed Nelson

British School at Rome Photoworks Fellowship Update: Zed Nelson

British School at Rome Photoworks Fellow, Zed Nelson, has made a film short film about UKIP supporters for Channel 4

Zed Nelson was awarded the third Photoworks Fellowship and completed a three month residency at the British School at Rome (BSR) in the Italian capital in Spring 2013.

Enabled by this Fellowship, Zed’s Channel 4 commissioned film about survivors of the Lampedusa boat tragedy aired in 2014.

Channel 4 subsequently commissioned Zed to make a short film of UKIP’s pre-election conference in Margate

UKIP on Sea / Marmite and Fruitcakes was first shown during Channel 4 news 20 March 2015 and can now be viewed on Vimeo.

Read Zed’s blog posts about his time at BSR