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    Private screening of ExMen to elderly extras in the film.

    Despite some technical challenges [overheating projector!], we had a great day showing the forthcoming “ExMen:The Care Home Wars” film to the elderly extras who took part. There was a full house on both film sceenings and they were …

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    Macro:Forest

    Out in the forest with my new Canon macro 100mm lens. Had a great day testing its limits either on the Kessler Cineslider or using it with 8 x slow-motion. The footage is so good, …

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    Ex-Men: The Care Home Wars

    What happens when the mutant generation reach a certain age? Tweet

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  • Stop the Dog

    A short film about a dog who tries very hard to be man’s best friend, but unfortunately he is also very clumsy. Tweet

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  • Make the Move

    When a new phone app goes all SkyNet on you… Produced, directed and edited by Alec Birkbeck Featuring James Day as the rider Filmed around Ilkley Moor and Esholt Forest, Yorkshire, UK using a Lumix …

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    New comedy short is almost complete…

    Original soundtrack is done and its great! Thanks to Yonatan Collier of Cloak&Dagger music for his work on that. The film is now ready for grading by Aidan Metcalfe  [who also did the camera work] Most …

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    Care home comedy short – progress

    Making progress on the care-home comedy short! The full draft is complete and is handed over to the very capable hands of Yoni at  Cloak and Dagger music. Looking forward to hearing the full soundtrack and how it …

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    Shoot day

    Thanks to all the cast & crew that worked together and helped to make this day a success! Despite the heat and  some rig challenges, we managed to complete the shoot by the end of …

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    Blocking out – on location

    Had a good blocking out session on location with Aidan [DP] and Joe [Runner]. The dolly runs smoothly on the wooden floor and also the corridor-carpet so we should get some lovely tracking/following shots! Everything …

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    Final draft of the Care Home comedy script

    The final draft is done! There is a bit more dialogue [some of it as voice-over], and some extra props added to bolster the story a bit… Shooting on 18 May – more teasers coming …

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