Monthly Archives: May 2010

Shaping the movie

So – its a weird one… tuning into the rhythm and the heart of the film as it is being made, as it is being shot and editing between the first days shoot and the second. My role of writer … Continue reading

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Visual Inspiration

There are a few clips which have really inspired what I want the film to look and be paced like. 1. Moloko’s video: The Time is Now 0 sec: the singer rises to the microphone in slow motion. I want … Continue reading

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Day 1 of the Shoot

After lots of rush around and hurly-burly getting the paperwork done (with much appreciated assistance!), ordering kit, taxis and briefing 3 woman crew (Me, Writer and Camera person), I woke up this morning with the one aim all this has been in … Continue reading

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This morning when i woke up I noticed a timeline had appeared on the wall… The five minute duration of the film represented by 5 squares number 1 to 5 on the wall. It’s a timely reminder that the clock … Continue reading

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Finding the film

In development I am looking for clear ideas to emerge… something to catch my eye. Today at the velodrome, what struck me is… There are a 100 different stories that could be told… we need to find the story that … Continue reading

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Shaping and being shaped…

So we are lined up for a visit to the Velodrome next week. It’s quite exciting because they have lots of ideas that could feed into and shape the project and this could take us in a more interesting direction … Continue reading

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The Script

Coming at the script for this movie requires close collaboration with the director. The idea sprung from her mind and i am essentially writing to a brief. So far i have asked her to visualise the film as she sees … Continue reading

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Getting Started

I’m a keen cyclist, when I came to live and work in Manchester I visited the Velodrome track and enjoyed the unique challenge of going against the usual cycling instincts. I really wanted to capture the experience somehow in a … Continue reading

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