3 July 2014

THE BEST CAMERA IS THE ONE WITH YOU

I recently got back from a much needed holiday in Nerja, Spain. I didn't take any camera kit with me so I utilised my iPhone to capture small moments here and there (whenever I remembered to film). I have the iPhone 5s, which is really a marvel of technology, especially the 120fps mode. The quality of the footage is pretty amazing considering it's from a phone that fits in a pocket.

"Anything without dialogue was considered for slow motion."

20 May 2014

TERRY AND BRENDA TEASER POSTER (ANOTHER ONE)

Had a spare couple of hours today so decided to make another teaser poster for Terry and Brenda. It was inspired by an 80s slasher film with a great poster. Can you guess which one?

15 April 2014

TERRY AND BRENDA - TEASER TRAILER

I'm pleased to announce the teaser trailer for Terry and Brenda is now online. We're halfway through production, with two more days of shooting to go. So far I'm beyond happy, the cast and crew have exceeded my expectations and everything is looking and sounding amazing.


For any technical people, I'm shooting this short film entirely on the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera, which I'm really impressed with so far. For a Super 16 sensor it's surprisingly good in low light.

I hope you enjoy the trailer.

9 April 2014

SUPER 8 PUTNEY

Last year I bought a Movexoom6 Super 8 camera off eBay. I've always wanted to shoot something on Super 8 film so I invested in a few rolls of Kodak Ektachrome 100D. I used two of the rolls on a paid job for a client, which will be viewable online in the near future. I used the spare roll whilst on a walk around my local area of Putney, in London.

 
It was so much fun shooting on Super 8, I especially love hearing the noise of the film rolling through the gate. With digital technology everything is so immediate, you can watch back what you've just recorded at the press of a button, so it was quite refreshing not knowing exactly what the footage will look like, and having to wait a couple of weeks for it to be processed and telecined. The video below is pretty much the roll of film as it was shot, minus a couple of edits here and there. I hope you enjoy.

14 February 2014

PLASTIC LOVE - NOW ONLINE

I'm really pleased to announce that Plastic Love is now online and free to watch. It was a real labour of love for me and it couldn't have been made without the amazing cast and crew.

"A superb film, which mixes comedy and pathos to stunning effect."
Zombiehamster.com

"A surprisingly tactful and poignant take on a range of very personal and taboo subjects." BRWC/battleroyalewithcheese

"It's a vicars-in-knickers, curtain-twitching kind of titillation, turned up to eleven with warmth still in tact."
Script and Things

"A deeply perverse yet quintessentially British comedy."
Musings of a Film Fanatic

"The combination of genuinely poignant moments juxtaposed against the black comedy really makes the film memorable." Strangers in a Cinema

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The film is embedded below. For best viewing experience please watch in fullscreen HD with the volume cranked to 11. Please spread the word and share with everyone. I hope you enjoy it.