In Part 1 I made some “Then and Now” comparison photos for the filming locations in Ealing Films’s The Blue Lamp, mainly on Harrow Road and the Grand Union Canal. In this second instalment, I’ve journeyed further west to North Kensington and areas nearby which were mainly used in the car chase towards the end of the film. This […]Read more "“The Blue Lamp” Then & Now Part 2"
One of my ongoing projects has been preserving/remastering/restoring the films that I made with friends in the 1990s, under the banner of Silver Screen Productions (SSP). They were mostly put together in a very primitive way, linearly edited by recording from Video8/Hi8 camcorder tape to a VHS machine, sometimes with an Amiga computer attached via […]Read more "The Blank: Restored!"
Last Sunday I spent the entire day filming four pilot episodes of a comedy web series I’m helping to produce called Guy’s Guys. Kes Baxter is producing and starring, and it’s based on a Dutch series called Meisjes van Thijs (Thijs and the Ladies), which follows the main character’s unfortunate love life – each episode featuring a […]Read more "Guy’s Guys"
So at the end of my second week on sabbatical, I’m feeling a lot better than a week ago. The cold is just about gone and I’ve joined the Bannatyne gym in Kilburn, and been three times already. Aiming for four times a week, and there’s a pool there so going to attempt the occasional […]Read more "Week 2 – Some Progress"