The Rebel Reader

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Hey rebelionists, I wanted to chat to you about the need to read – every day. I came across a quote this morning from Rebecca Solnit ‘A book is a heart that only beats in the chest of another.’ I truly believe that it’s not enough to listen to audios and go to seminars to learn from the best filmmakers … Read More

If in the jungle…

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The Jungle Book which is currently out in cinemas is smashing box office records and it is a timeless classic which is loved by both kids and adults. Rudyard Kipling wrote these short stories as fables more then a century ago using animals to stand in for humans and to teach us the moral lessons about life. The book eventually … Read More

The Spring of 22

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Yes, it’s spring time here in the UK finally, after a long and chilly winter that’s been dragging on for months and not letting go. And on todays blog I would like to talk about why the number 22 is such a promising start to all you filmmakers out there and the relevancy it has to your mission in life. … Read More

10 Cloverfield Lane

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This weekend sees the release of the film 10 Cloverfield Lane which is, in a way, a follow up to the monster movie Cloverfield that came out in 2008. I personally had no idea that this film exists until I saw the trailer about a week ago just before the screening of Dead Pool. With the opening scenes of John … Read More

Oscars 85th

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Since the Oscars are on tonight I thought it would be befitting to list a few quotes Ive come across in my time as a film maker that reflect what Hollywood is all about – the biggest entertainment Bank in the world. Hollywood is a dream factory, and for each dream that comes true, a million nightmares are created. For … Read More

The accountable filmmaker

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It seems like its the season of the Eddies at the moment what with Mr. Izzard taking on the challenge of running 27 miles and the film Eddie the Eagle coming out in a couple of weeks based on Michael Edwards who became the first competitor to represent Great Britain in Olympic ski jumping. Im just waiting on Eddie Murphy … Read More

Snowbird – Short Film

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I’ve recently watched Sean Baker’s new short “Snowbird” and was captivated by his use of the iPhone 6. It’s not the first time he’s shot a film on a mobile. His feature “Tangerine,” which was released last year, had won several awards and deservedly so. Now, with this short, Sean continues to thrill us with amazing camera work and acting … Read More