The First Rough Cut Screening

It’s been a while since I last blogged! And that’s putting it mildly. This isn’t the time or place to go into it, but my personal life has taken some twists and turns over the past few months, which has … Continue reading

‘The clothes make the character’

 ‘The clothes make the character’ is a famous quote I’m probably misremembering by a famous actor. Well it’s true and I would include make-up in that mangled quote. ‘The clothes and the make-up… er… make the character’ – Andrew Harmer … Continue reading

Ready for Round Two.

I was trying to come up with a pithy little title for this blog, ‘Back in the Saddle’, ‘The Return of The Fitzroy’ (or ‘Revenge’ if you’re more Sith than Jedi), ‘Picking up The Fitzroy’, etc. But I decided to … Continue reading

The morning after the 2½ weeks before.

It’s two days after the initial shoot for The Fitzroy and I’ve still not recovered. My head is awash with costumes, submarines, lenses, problems, guns, solutions, squeezing into small spaces, smelling of diesel, no sleep, wonderful people and chickens! The … Continue reading

Week One of the Shoot

Wow, we are one week into the shoot of the film and what a week it has been!   I can’t quite believe we have already shot six days. It has gone by in a blur of ‘actions’ and ‘cuts’. … Continue reading

The Night Before.

It is about 11pm and the evening before our first day of principal photography (yes slipped it in again!). We are checked into the BnB, which is about a ten minute walk from the location in lovely Rochester. Here’s a … Continue reading

The cast read-through

Wow, where does the time go? We are just five days away from the first day of principal photography on the film! I’ve always wanted to say that. ‘Principal photography’ sounds classy, but the truth is I am feeling equal … Continue reading

Titles: Animation Tests

We are moving forward with the film and will soon be heading into pre-production! Hopefully the updates will start to come thick and fast, but this blog is all about how the titles are progressing. Chris and Marko have been … Continue reading