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Doc in a Day: Liza

Doc in a Day: Liza

Doc in a Day: LizaThe immeasurably talented Liza van der Smissen lends us an hour (or two) of her valuable time for 'Doc in a Day' - a 36-hour film-making challenge on the theme of 'Reflection'.

Throwback: Making ‘Journeymen’

Throwback: Making ‘Journeymen’

Throwback: Making 'Journeymen'Legendary East-End boxer Johnny Hargeaves boasted a match record of only four wins and an incredible 96 losses when we made this short film for Channel 4 News. Being a 'journeyman' boxer forced Johnny to choose between a sure payday or...

Deception: On Location

Deception: On Location

Deception: On Location The first day of filming for Bridge the Moon's debut short film 'Deception' with a bevvy of beautiful and talented people on a packed three-day shoot. Director Santiago Parra, Producers Alex Chang and Gianbruno Spena

Beneath

Beneath

BeneathON LOCATION One of these days I'll organise a shoot that's not in the freezing cold. For the time being, make sure you bring on board supremely talented people who are determined to make the script a reality, no matter what - check! With Producer/Lead Actor...

Oscar Night: Congratulations Seb!

Oscar Night: Congratulations Seb!

Oscar Night: Congratulations Seb! The Silent Child' wins the Oscar for Best Short, featuring the skills of none other than Sound Engineer Sebastian Levy Polat, who also plied his audio skills on 'The Runner'. Huge thanks to Seb and Luke French for their brilliant...

Throwback: Making ‘PTSD Dogs’

Throwback: Making ‘PTSD Dogs’

Throwback: Making 'PTSD Dogs' Veterans for Dogs, a tiny home-run charity, has had remarkable success in helping to alleviate the mental health issues suffered by veterans. With Reporter Andy Davies, Producer Marcus Edwards and Camera Operator/Editor Dai...

Memorial

Memorial

MemorialWhy so serious? Taking on the role of Assistant Director to help run through some key scenes on the Rick McCullagh feature 'Memorial', based on his stunning short 'In Retrospect'. Assistant Director on a five-day shoot for opening scenes in the Rick McCullagh...

Throwback: Miri Medley

Throwback: Miri Medley

Throwback: Miri Medley A collection of three songs filmed during a very chilled out 'lounge session' with singer/songwriter Miri last year. Sound recording and mixing by Wildtrack UK.

The Truth: Behind the Scenes

The Truth: Behind the Scenes

The Truth: Behind the Scenes Shooting behind-the-scenes stills for Ben Brundell's short 'The Truth', a surrealist exploration of authenticity - at Little White Lies HQ in Shoreditch.

Abia: On Location

Abia: On Location

Abia: On Location Filming with Director Rick McCullagh on his latest short film 'Abia', "the story of a young refugee with special abilities getting caught in a sordid London underworld".

The Runner

The Runner

The Runner LOCATION AS CHARACTERLocation hunting in London for what was to become an essential backdrop for the short film 'The Runner'. TEST SHOTS Carrying out some last-minute camera tests for ‘The Runner’ with Script Supervisor Ben Brundell (the skateboard-cam...

The Curator

The Curator

Dave Locke very kindly spared me some time for a quick interview originally destined for a promo – but it soon became clear his charming story warranted its own film

Doc in a day: Colour Is

Doc in a day: Colour Is

Doc in a day: Colour Is Is it possible to make a documentary in 36 hours or less? Only just - this was our effort, with huge thanks to the very generous Hayley Nova and Oliver Woodward for lending us their time!