Author Archives: C Ward

Looping the Loop – Sat 19th May 2012

We’re excited that Cote D’Azur is screening as part of Looping the Loop this Saturday. Looping the Loop is the North West’s opening event for London 2012, celebrating the start of Games Time in the UK on 19 May. Advertisements

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Manchester Velodrome Screening

Friday 1st October marked the return of Cote D’Azur to the velodrome in Manchester for a private screening to those who contributed. The film was fantastically received and we witnessed the same moment through out the screening as at the … Continue reading

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I had my first meeting with the editor last week. He had a question as to whose story it was. I couldn’t completely answer him at the time, not because I have not thought about it but because I couldn’t … Continue reading

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A Letter In Post

Today I sat down with the editor to get a full working sequence for the film. We managed it in 5 quickly paced hours (2 coffees helped me). Thankfully I could walk into the edit suite this morning with the … Continue reading

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The voice

Today I’m thinking about the voice for the film. Of course, we are planning for the film to feature many voices, but for the film, this equates to a ‘we are one’ voice – what are all the voices that … Continue reading

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Images from the Velodrome

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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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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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