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Could music kill your film?

When you get discussing film there are three lanes you can go down when discussing thier production, usually if you’re talking to people who aren’t making films it will begin with the visuals, and the acting and the colours and the focus, everything which they have seen through thier eye holes and everything they think …

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How NOT to write a novel, apparently

I’m not one for how-to books but something compelled me to get ‘How not to write a novel, 200 mistakes to avoid at all costs’ by Sandra Newman and Howard Mittelmark. I’m currently editing my first book which makes me regress into a stroppy teen (no offence to any teens out there, but I was …

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Book Review – Vivian Maier 'Street Photographer'

Street photography is a hard industry to make a break in and for many photographers it isn’t their first calling, it is side product of their life styles or another obsession they have. Documenting anything is not usually the first call for any practitioner in fact some of the best and more interesting documentary photography …

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Rebel without a crew

This week’s blog is inspired by Robert Rodriguez. I have just finished reading his book, ‘Rebel without a crew’, his dairies documenting the making of and subsequent release of his debut feature ‘El Mariachi’. This bog however won’t merely be a review of this book (which by the way I suggest any budding filmmaker to …