Machina On The Big Screen

Man's obsession with the advancement of computers and the possibility or dread of machines becoming sentient, is something that has fascinated and been fodder for storytellers, writers and filmmakers even before Charles Babbage tipped the first metaphoric domino in the story of computing. In film, the robot, cyborg or living computer has been evident as…

That time of year.

With 2013 drawing to a close - my second short goes live 31/12/13 'WebSights' - the time for reflection is upon most of us. With this being a film blog and that being the dream I am pursuing, I have been reflecting on my fledgling career as a would be filmmaker. I don't know if…

On the day of the shoot.

A few pics from the day of the shoot. Enjoying a brew. Setting up opening scene Director and cameraman conflab Leading lady, Holly Ashman. Leading man, Neil Simpson The ladies, Holly Ashman and Anna Reeve Cook Nigel Rogers, the most excellent cameraman Directing one oh one More DIY directing.... Need a bigger tripod... Always know…

Fingers and all available appendages crossed.

There is just over a week until my second foray into filmmaking and I cannot wait to get it done. I am a little more apprehensive about this film as, like anyone else who has been in the same position, I want it to be an improvement on the first. I want the pace to…