Splice Festival


Pete Thornton

Pete is a VJ, designer and visual artist with a degree in Digital Art. He is co-founder of the VJ collective MoreEyes and director of graphic design company Elastic Eye. Over the past 15 years he has performed at some of the UK’s most prestigious venues including the Southbank Centre and The Roundhouse. He has created custom video content for international musicians and performed at major music festivals including residencies for Glastonbury’s late night area Shangri-La and Wilderness Festival, performing with a 40-piece orchestra. He has experience running AV events, teaching workshops in VJing and projection mapping and is in charge of all design work for VJ London, the monthly meetup event for the AV community. Currently working as visual tech for AV band Public Service Broadcasting touring the UK.

Graham Daniels

Former television producer turned artist, Graham is frontman for audio/video artists Addictive TV. Over the last 15 years he’s produced the ITV1 series Mixmasters commissioning over 300 DJs, VJs and motion graphics artists, founded and organised the visual music festival Optronica with the British Film Institute, has worked for several Hollywood studios creating film remixes as trailers (Iron Man, Slumdog Millionaire and others) and was twice voted #1 VJ in the World in DJ Mag alongside the top 100 DJs. Addictive TV have performed in over 50 countries in venues from the Centro Nacional de las Artes in Mexico City to the Museum of Contemporary Arts in Shanghai. Addictive TV’s current live cinema project was funded by The Arts Council England and Canal93 in France.

Christopher Thomas Allen

Christopher is the founder and creative director of media arts studio The Light Surgeons. His work crosses a range of different media and manifests itself in various forms. He has produced and directed animation and motion graphics work for broadcast and several award winning short films that have toured to film festivals worldwide. He leads a team that has created a series of permanent installation projects for national museums and ground breaking interactive experiences for commercial clients. Through his work at The Light Surgeons over the last 20 years he has helped to pioneer the practice of “live cinema” with a collection of critically acclaimed, feature length audio-visual performances that have toured to film and music festivals internationally.

Joe Catchpole

Joe is a visual artist, director and technical producer. Beginning his career in the 1990’s in the City of Sheffield with early adventures in the electronic music scene, collective events organisation and a variety of festival roles. His work has spanned the transition from analogue to digital. He has performed internationally, as far afield as Mongolia and Lebanon, in concert halls, festivals, galleries, nightclubs and commercial events. From high end Projection Mapping installations to community engagement projects he relishes a challenge and has delivered workshops at all levels of education, from stop frame animation with junior school children through to 3D mapping techniques for postgraduate students at the RCA.

Francoise Lamy

Francoise has been managing artists Addictive TV for the last decade and has been curating and producing events for the last 20 years. From working as digital A&R for Palm Pictures to being programme partner for digital arts centre Le Cube in Paris. She also founded the visual music festival Optronica with the BFI and over the years has curated work for Sonar in Barcelona, the Pompidou Centre in Paris and the Creative & Design Awards in London. In the early 2000’s, with Addictive TV, she ran the monthly ‘AV Lounge’ event in London’s Shoreditch for five years, a showcase and gathering place for visual artists, coders, VJs and filmmakers.