Blogs aren’t something I’ve usually got time to sit spending my time writing and I don’t find it easy. That and I don’t really find the fact I’m sitting in front of a computer screen meticulusly moving clips around a time line a particularly engaging story to tell. That said I sit here at 14:24 on a Tuesday, my first real piece of spare time in the last 4 months. That said, not only am I using this time to write this particular blog post, I am currently in the middle of listening to Ben Norris on the BBC at the Royal Albert Hall. Ben is someone that I met briefly in Edinburgh whilst at the Fringe in 2013 and ended up having to spend an afternoon together where we discussed many a topic. One of these was his idea for a Fringe show called “Hitchhickers Guide to the Galaxy”. Ben is a poet and in the short time I’ve known him, we’ve worked together on a few projects and he recently won the UK All Stars poetry championships. It was in a very early stage than, many just a vaguely constructed set of ideas but in the spring of this year he began putting it together after receiving Arts Council funding. Continue reading
Throughout my camera owning history Sony has always been ever present. My first ever camcorder was a Sony TRV -110e a very modest camera by the today’s standards and the first professional HD camera ever owned was the fantastic Sony ex1, which I still own and occasionally use when the right project calls for it. Bringing us up to the present day. Continue reading
This was my first foray into the world of opera and one that I hope won’t be my last.
I was approached by the wonderful and talented producer Eleanor Sophia Dodson about making a trailer for the opera she was assistant producer on Continue reading
With the wonderful sights and sounds of the Mostly Jazz, Funk & Soul Festival still fresh within my brain box, I was was asked to return once again to Moseley’s private park and film a promo for the Moseley Folk. This time I figured I’d expand on the ideas I had in the ‘Jazz’ and tell a bit more of a story. Continue reading
It’s been quite a while since I last posted anything on my news page, but as I’m sure you can appreciate I can get quite busy, mainly editing various projects I’m working on.
I say editing because really the editing and preparation work that goes into a project far exceed the actual time spent filming. That’s not to take away from the act of filming, Continue reading