I wrote this title (in draft) the night I released The Missing Hand online – need I say more? A week has past and the doom and gloom has subsided somewhat. My expectations for the film have been so great (and were greater) that I was hoping it would set the world on fire. When I finished […]Read more "#32 – The Endless Disappointment of An Internet Release"
As we reach the end of 2016 and I look forward to a new year which will undoubtedly be an interesting one, I felt a need to reflect on the year that has just past and where I am now. No, I don’t mean location wise – if you’re interested, I am sitting at my […]Read more "#31 – The End Of 2016"
So what happened, was… I wrote a new blog post, but then production on my latest short film Punch Bag took over. Suddenly it seemed like I had a list of things I just wouldn’t have the time to do! So looking over the draft post before publishing it was sort of forgotten. Until now! Beneath is […]Read more "#30 – Punch Bag"
It’s been an eventful month. And when I write eventful, I mean, tiring. If you didn’t read my last post, constant reader, you would have missed me informing you that I was taking a ‘break’ from my own work to become a Grip on a local feature film. Sandwiched somewhere in that month I also worked as […]Read more "#29 – Back In The Game"
I just wanted to make a quick note about what’s been happening to me recently. So, I was aware, through the wonders of social media, that there was a local feature film about to go into production. I contacted the producer to see if I could get a couple of days on set to watch, listen and […]Read more "#28 – Things ‘n That"
And here lies the waste of Man In A Suit. I’ve deliberately held back from writing here for a few weeks now, because I wanted filming for Man In A Suit to be over. Admittedly this was intended to happen a few weeks ago, but the ‘great’ British weather clearly has a personal vendetta against me and always […]Read more "#27 – Man In A Suit"
I’ve completed the first level – or in other words, I’ve hit a ceiling. Or at least that’s how it feels. I’m now fully aware of how limited by approach is to making films has become, and feel that I am no longer progressing as a filmmaker. It’s weird how you can’t seem beyond the point […]Read more "#26 – Level 1 completed"