• 10 Best Road Movies of All Time

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    It was easy for me to think of 10 road movies I loved, not so easy trying to rank them in terms of the best. That said I think most would agree with the list below and perhaps you might…
  • What permissions do you need for Guerilla Filmmaking in London?

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    Awhile back I wrote an article detailing my adventures guerilla filmmaking in London. This short post will mention the types of permissions you need to film in London.   Can I Film Anywhere? Short answer to this in a word…
  • Layer Cake’s J.J. Connolly on Screenwriting

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    J.J. Connolly, screenwriter of cult British gangster flick Layer Cake tells us about trusting the actors, being a salesman and working out which horse to back. Layer Cake, J.J. Connolly’s adaptation of his debut novel about the London criminal underworld,…
  • In The Beginning There Was…An Actor!

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    I started this blog to share my experience working in the film industry; thoughts, opinions and the like. Who knows, it may prove some little inspiration to others in the same boat. I was an actor, still am an actor…
  • Everyman Cinema CEO Gives Advice to Filmmakers & Speaks on Benefits of New Digital Technology

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            Following the opening of the Everyman Media Group’s first cinema outside London, in a brand new shopping centre in Leeds, the company’s CEO, Andrew Myers, talks to Jo Caird about the “digital revolution”, opportunities for emerging…
  • 5 Crazy films you have to see at least once

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    There are some films that seem to defy explanation. To try and provide a synopsis is simply impossible because of the wild chaotic nature of the story itself. One does wonder just how the initial pitch for the project went;…

Getting The Perfect Showreel: The Actor’s One Stop Shop Give Advice

This guide is designed to give you an overview of the key factors to consider when creating your showreel. Content kindly supplied by The Actor’s One Stop Shop   Showreels…

Layer Cake’s J.J. Connolly on Screenwriting

J.J. Connolly, screenwriter of cult British gangster flick Layer Cake tells us about trusting the actors, being a salesman and working out which horse to back. Layer Cake, J.J. Connolly’s…

Film School – Making The Decision

  One of the first things people worry about having decided to pursue a career in Film is the inevitable Film School question. As you begin your search for the…

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    These Filmmaker Journal postings are really good pieces on 'creation'.…
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