UK City Of Culture
CEO - UK CITY OF CULTURE
HEAD OF DIGITAL - UK CITY OF CULTURE
Rob Booker & Phil Barber
WHY I MOVE (2017)
The story behind a life changing moment, that turned a rugby player into a dancer. Commissioned as a series of films for UK City Of Culture, we explore Jon's approach to life. It's one that aims to inspire others to move not just their bodies, but their minds too.
The first film in the series Why I Move tells the incredible story of Hull dancer Jon Beney.
Jon has focused mainly on his rugby career since the age of 16, but after suffering from a head injury playing for Hull Kingston Rovers, his rugby career was cut short. He then rediscovered his love of dance and went on to train at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance. He has also set up his own dance company YDance and teaches dance in Hull.