Hello one, hello all I’ve been working on a short pitch for my revamped project, something snappy that gets the story across and yet leaves plenty to the imagination (I hope!) I am also now writing the script myself. As great as it was working with such a talented writer, the 4’000 miles between us made even the smallest decisions difficult to make, and I thought it would save a lot of time in the … Continue reading
So after a lot of deliberating and late night Skype sessions with my writer, we’ve taken the project in a radically different direction. What may seem like a big step back will hopefully make the steps forward a lot easier, the main problem before being that it felt like we had bitten off more than we could chew… We’ve simplified the story, locations and characters and have made it less of a drama centering around … Continue reading
So last week it was finally time to try and pitch our ideas to one another, albeit only with 60 seconds. The talk beforehand got me thinking of which points of my project I wanted to get across most, and which points were most important. With the help of Geoff and Joey I sculpted some sort of middle ground, trying to include a plot outline whilst asking some of the bigger questions as well… When … Continue reading
So, having ordered a load of DVDs to rip especially for my mood reel, I wake up one week on to find no signs of the post man. Hesitant to hand in my assignments any later I decided to just make one out of photos/dvds/youtube rips anyway. Password: filmworks By the way, mine and Matt Freeth’s choice of the same song is totally coincidental!
Hey y’all Was thrilled to start Filmworks last week and meeting the Bristol chapter! Hearing of everyone’s experience and about their ideas gave me the impression that everyone was ready to immerse themselves in them. Hearing how Peter and Katarzyna tirelessly worked on their stories and scripts reminded me how many different approaches there were to writing, and having some all too brief chats with some of you got me pumped for the coming weeks. Also … Continue reading