Finding Richard short film at Cannes

Our latest short film, ‘Finding Richard’, is complete following a successful Kickstarter campaign and Cannes premiere. Trailer – Feel free to check it out! The film follows a young boy, Gull, who on hearing that the bones of Richard the Third have been found begins his own archaeological quest. Helping him on this journey is his Grandad, himself a dreamer who sees something of himself in Gull. But what Gull finds isn’t quite what … Continue reading

New Short Film by John Edwards – THE GAME SHOW

Not sure if anyone is still tuned in to this blog but I thought I’d post news of my latest film THE GAME SHOW. – Its Finished !! see the trailer here: THE GAME SHOW – Trailer Trailer for: THE GAME SHOW A short film by John Edwards A cross genre…   An early version played at SSF-Rated Athens (science fiction and fantasy festival) back in March, but the finished film has its first … Continue reading

‘Finding Richard’ Kickstarter campaign

Hive Films in collaboration with SawScale Films are launcing a Kickstarter campaign for their new short film ‘Finding Richard’. With pre-production complete ‘Finding Richard’ is to be shot and edited in February. The aim is to enter and screen in Cannes 2014 – so no pressure then. The funding will cover equipment hire, acting talent and crew travel and expenses. ‘Finding Richard’ – Gull is a young boy who is searching for signs of Richard … Continue reading

‘How To Make A Movie For 43 Pounds’ Premiere

Tickets are now available for the premiere of my second feature film, ‘How To Make A Movie For 43 Pounds’. Filmed in Leicester the premiere is on the opening Saturday evening of Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival, in its 21st year the longest running comedy festival in Britain. One man. One dream.  No budget. Rhys has quit the day job to live the dream. But can a former ‘logistics process manager’ really direct an epic romance … Continue reading

‘2 PLAYER GAME’ Our new video game TV series Pilot

Hello Filmworkers, Filmworkers, Filmworkers (Echoes) So things have taken a few strange turns since we were all together in that room all those moons ago. Through a very complicated and criss crossy path I now find myself as the director of a new TV Pilot about video games, their creators and the art and science behind the medium. It’s the brain child of myself and friend and Journalist Paul Drury (Retro Gamer / EDGE). For … Continue reading

Brief update & Shooting People (please vote for my films) :)

Hi everyone, Hope you’re all well. I can’t believe it’s been a year already since we started Filmworks. I’ve seen some great work from the Filmworks people in the last year and looking forward to seeing more. I’ve been trying to follow everyone’s progress as much as possible and support other Filmworks participants wherever I can. I’m still gearing up to shooting my Monster short that I developed through Filmworks, but its become a bit more ambitious … Continue reading

Almost a year ago

Dear friends, almost a year ago, around this time I heard about Filmworks, within a couple of weeks I was at Watershed to pitch to Filmwork’s Panel in an interview, and I was lucky to make it to be one of the final 15 participants. I pitched Blindfold Shoes, my first feature film, and here is where I am with the project:  And here’s the mood reel for Blindfold Shoes cut by Simon Pearce, … Continue reading

THE GAME SHOW – Producer wanted

Hi All When I went on the FilmWorks programme last autumn my main intention was to try to find a producer to work with. There are lots of people doing bits on the THE GAME SHOW to help with funding and pre-production. But we still don’t have a Producer as such. If anyone knows a Nottingham/Midlands/Sheffield based Producer who might be interested in getting involved please pass this on or get in touch. I am … Continue reading

Puppet Film

My brand new short, a 2 minute puppet odyssey about an old fisherman who catches more than he bargained for, is now online to watch: It’s an entry to Virgin Media Shorts, and you can help us make the shortlist by using the tweet button under the video. The film with the most tweets between now and Sunday (28th) gets a guaranteed place on the shortlist, meaning it will be shown nationally in cinemas … Continue reading

THE GAME SHOW – Crowd fund link

I guess it might have helped if I have included the link to the funding campaign again – Its here: Check out the poster below: its by Kit Mason