Don’t jump to a conclusion just yet

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A few weeks ago, I was shooting a Chinese film – a drama of all genres – around London and we were struggling to find a particular location which required from us to close down a junction, with a number of shops, for four days while taking over both streets and having to buyout the shops business for their troubles. … Read More

Aim to be a Franco

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There’s this virus going around which causes quite a few of us to live a life of scarcity. A virus that has to be eradicated if we are to get anywhere in life. It really isn’t much of a virus, to be honest, but more of a mental way of thinking. I call it a virus because when I meet … Read More

Be the kid at heart

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Picasso once said ‘you only need to see an uninhibited child to see a genius.’   As gron ups most of us don’t remember or recollect those moments of joy and happiness back when we were kids. Having no worries or concerns, getting away with mischief and mayhem, crying when we felt like it, laughing just for the hell of it. All … Read More

Time For Change

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If you live in London or England for that matter you are aware of the referendum which took place a couple of days ago and which left a foul taste in people’s mouths. You may be dissatisfied, annoyed, anxious, concerned, bitter, confused and any other adjective I may have missed out on but the fact remains that we are out … Read More

See the bigger picture

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A wise man once said making films is easy, Its enjoying the process that is hard. playing hard and working hard comes with the territory when being a film producer. There are many hills to climb, hoops to jump through and fires to put out on a daily basis. you get to be a negotiator with your crew, a shrink … Read More

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