Strange film opportunities

…The director thought that my role was to provide funds, and proceeded to hire cast and crew and source locations (without a script). He then got outraged that I would ask questions about the crewing (39 cast and crew? Who’s paying for that). He also thought that a gaffer is a sound recordist, that you need 4 camera people and did not understand what a DoP is, that he needed a 2nd and 3rd AD, and thought that I would be a 5th camera operator on set. Needless to say, the relationship has ended and I am no longer producing these films…

New Zealand Documentaries

At one of the LFS events I went to whilst in London, I got to chatting with a woman who lectures in Documentary Film at a University in Wales. She was not familiar with any New Zealand documentaries or documentary filmmakers. So I wrote a list for her to look up: Home By Christmas* and War …