Drama Documentary

International Moving Image Society changes for a new age and industry.

I have been honoured by being invited to join the board of this great film institution. The invitation comes at a time when our industry from top to bottom and end to end is facing its greatest challenges. But with these challenges go significant opportunities to develop, diversify, encourage and grow. No more so than …

Containment: from Anna Oliver, Adam Spinks and Tiny Dinosaur Films.

We met Adam Spinks earlier in the year with his mesmerising and worrying psychological thriller “Like Glass”. Now, we have something different an on-line soap opera produced while in lockdown. The premise is simple: from a time in the distant future a generation is trying to make sense of this period through which we now …

Isabella and Coral McCarthy Sommervile and Deborah Espect “From Home”.

So, this is continuing the “From Home ” project, initiated by Brighton-based Moving Pictures Theatre and Language Umbrella Media. Two more beautiful contributions from Brighton filmmaker Deborah Espect (This Blog, July 16th, 2019. Moggy Productions, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ts-7lmrM93o&t=44s) on her own experience of life under, what has become known as, “Lockdown” and where her current situation relates …

Wired Sussex Festival: “Three Sixty Degrees: New Ways of Experiencing Creative Performances”. Update: Saturday 12th October: This event sold out in 48 hours.

Date and Time” Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 1800-2100, Location, 3 Hanningtons Lane, Hanningtons Estate Brighton, BN1 1GS. Saturday 12th October: Following the news that this event sold out in 48 hours we will report back on how it was received. “As part of Brighton Digital Festival, the city’s hub for emerging technologies, The FuseBox, is …

Pleased to announce new initiative for all independent film makers.

Greetings, after a Summer break we are back with new promotions, announcements on independent filming productions and promotions and, immediately, a new national and international initiative to promote and support the work of independent filmmakers around the World. If you are an independent filmmaker, no matter how small, this can include you. It is what …

Wall. David Hare’s animated film, directed by Cam Christiansen

Wall: Animated Drama Documentary, Written and featuring David Hare, Cam Christiansen Director, Bonnie Thompson, Producer, David Christensen Producer and Executive Producer. Production House National Film Board of Canada. The National Film Board of Canada have produced a remarkable and unique film in “Wall”,¬†an eighty minute animated film that follows David Hare on a trip to …

International Moving Image Society event Tuesday 29 January.

The IMIS starting off its excellent work this year with a good Networking opportunity. Hope you can make it. We will be continuing to report on the work of the IMIS from this Blog throughout the coming year. Post-Holiday After Party: Xmas Might Be Gone, But The Party Is Still On

Review of 2018 Part One November 2017-May 2018.

The Blog commenced its public work in November 2017 following my selection and appearance as a Jury member at the 2017 Dieppe/Brighton Film Festival. The experience in working with Nicolas Bellenchombre, Ben Collier and fellow jury members Ludovic Bource, Bennock O’Connor, Jean Sebastien Petitdemange, Corine Marienneau and Jean-Edouard Criquioche and the work of others in …