Saying what words can’t express

It’s the universe in 4m30…  

Great photo

Not only does this picture by Roger Thomas hit you between the eyes, but also I wish I’d attended this London Jazz Festival gig. Can’t wait for it to be transmitted sometime on Radio 3. Great review by Peter Quinn. I’m ridiculously jealous of this photograph. It’s great work.¬†Anyone see any other Roger Thomas photo […]

Website launched

And so it’s time to open this site up to the google robots so that the world at large can see what’s going on. The structure’s in place and plenty to material to share over the next months. And now I can get on with the script revision.

Processing film

Processing film

I spent the evening processing film – a set of tests. I’ll be shooting a lot of stills for the storyboard and to explore locations.   Tech: Ilford Delta 400 | Hasselblad Xpan | Jobo CPE2 Grateful nod to Tim Parkin

Shape the things to come

Shape the things to come

I’ve created a group on Last.fm to explore music and musicians which could have some say in the direction of the film itself. Please consider joining the group to help shape the sound of the film. And if you’d prefer another platform (Spotify, Pandora, SoundCloud, MySpace to name a few) let me know and I’ll […]

W1

W1

Unusually for me, I had a roll of colour negative film in my camera. I’ll be photographing possible locations in central London more this autumn and winter. This was a nice chance to explore a single block of ‘Noho’ during a lunch hour with sunshine.

35mm prints

35mm prints

These may seem terribly old-fashioned, but looking at these helps to remind me that the goal is for Out of the Blue to be projected in front of lots of people. I’ve done it before. Just need to keep the goal in mind.

Quiet moment

Quiet moment

I’m not sure why I like this shot so much, but I do. In its quiet moments Out of the Blue will look like this. I hope.

Anthony Barclay

Anthony Barclay

Tony played the minicab driver in RedBlack. We bumped in each other today on Lexington Street. He’s just back from working with Steven Berkoff. I had my new (pre-loved) camera with me, so fired off a couple of frames.