Raindance HND Feature Film

The inaugural Raindance HND £5k Student Feature Film is being announced today The Raindance Higher National Diploma (HND) on which I teach has created a competition for our students: across the two years of the diploma, we will find the best writer, best director, best producer, best DP, best editor, etc., and those students will […]

Guerilla Filmmakers Masterclass

I spent yesterday at Regent’s College, sitting in a lecture theatre, being inspired about filmmaking by Chris Jones, scribbling pages and pages of notes. It was the Guerilla Filmmakers Masterclass. I tried to tweet tidbits during the presentations, but my phone decided I can’t connect to the internet with it (gee, thanks, phone). I can […]

Quick Turnaround Producing

Ladies and Gents, Yesterday was the screening of the third Action On The Side project. In February 2014 we made two short films: ‘Office Ugetsu’ and ‘Escape’. Both films were screened to a group of 30-35 at Hult House. We also screened the updated cut of ‘WhosApp’, which was made as part of the October […]

Dead Letter – back to Directing

I am extremely tired but in my place of zen … for tomorrow, we shoot. I am directing my first narrative short film since ‘Tragedia’ in 2011. And boy, am I excited! ‘Dead Letter’ is being made for Shiftwork Productions. My friend Fiona wrote the script. Fiona is fairly new to scriptwriting. However, when I […]