This is my first short film. It’s a 7 minute sci-fi comedic short about a woman in trouble.
In the next week or so, I will post a detailed critique of the film, what went wrong, what went right. I’ll also focus on the production process. Film making is an education, one I hope to share with anyone out there who chances upon these pages.
At the start of this year I stupidly vowed on Twitter that I would complete three short films by mid July. I’ve always taken personal promises very seriously. Every pledge I’ve ever made has been fulfilled. Every sworn oath bellowed … Continue reading →
(Unlike my normal reviews, which get pretty spoiler heavy, I shall on this occassion restrain myself as this is a film I really want people to see! Being a tiny film, it’s all too easy for it to fly under … Continue reading →
WARNING: Thar be spoliers! Guillermo del Toro has been one of my favourite filmmakers for a long time. He brings a wide range of influences into his work, drawing deep from culture high and low. Well versed in art, mythology, history, … Continue reading →
Yes, time does indeed fly. The same cannot be said about my writing, which (productivity wise) has been blessed with all the aeronautical grace of a slab of lead. Surrounded by bastard grade, extra heavy concrete… So it’s March and … Continue reading →
Long before I settled on Strange Tea, I kept a list of potential monikers for my production company. A very long list. I remember it used to be blu-tac’d to my wall, a constant reminder of my lack of inertia … Continue reading →
Recently, I’ve shot, edited and delivered my first narrative short film, a sci-fi comedy called KERNEL PANIC. Overall, the response has been positive. Most people found it rather funny and (for a low budget short) well executed. It’s enjoyed a … Continue reading →
Earlier this year, myself and my friend Adam Brown completed work on a short film called KERNEL PANIC. The film was made as an intended entrant for a sci fi themed 48 hour film challenge. Adam, who produced, has entered … Continue reading →