Category Archives: Blog

Rom Boys : Distribution Deal

They say when you finish a film you think you’ve summited Mount Everest but in reality, because you need to get it distributed, you’ve really only made it to base camp. With the democratisation and ease of making a film there is now so much content out there that getting distribution by a respected company…
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Working from Home

Amidst this COVID-19 epidemic it's funny that now there's now this kind of revelation that we can actually work from home and we don't really need to get on a train, commute for hours and then come home knackered. When I was around 18 I had my first "proper" job in London which was a…
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Love NHS

In these crazy times we're currently going through it's great to get the opportunity to not only do something creative but to do it for a great cause. On Thursday 2nd April the Port of Tilbury workers all had the idea to make a tribute to the NHS using 137 shipping containers. Working with the…
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Rom Boys…It’s a Wrap.

After four years in production in the UK and US, shooting around thirty interviews, and an agonising eight months in post, Rom Boys is finished about to start the international film festival circuit.With an original score by NY based film composer Fernando Martinez and sound mix by action and adventure sports master mixer Will Berridge it's really turned into something quite…
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Why I bought the Sony FX9

I don't like to think of myself as a Fan Boy, especially when it comes to cameras. There are so many options now all with their own incredible capabilities. For the past 5 years I've been shooting on the de-facto industry standard (TV, doc, corporate) Sony FS7 - a true workhorse of a camera. It's…
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We’re in Post

4 years in production with footage and photography going back 40 years, Rom Boys (www.romboys.film) is finally in post production. With a completion date for the end of the year (2019) we're looking at film festivals for 2020 before 'hopefully' picking up a distribution deal and then the wider world gets to see the film.…
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LA Interview with LM

Haven't posted for a whole but this is a good one.. Recently returned from a shoot in LA at Venice with legendary US pro skater Lance Mountain. This is part of the Rom Boys doc and the icing on the cake in terms of interviews. Not only was it a long way to go to…
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Doctor Who: The Ghost Monument – Ronin 2

Here's the Behind The Scenes of the Ronin shot I was called in on back in February to help out on at the BBC Studios in Cardiff. This was a really long tough day out - I was remote operator of the Ronin sat alongside the DP, Director and Focus Puller whilst I controlled the…
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Rom Boys: Interview Lighting Anatomy

In the production of the doc Rom Boys I recently came across a great story from an old School BMX legend Rob Steele af Radii Ramps(www.radiiramps.co.uk) that I felt played a really important part of the recent history of the park. To really get this segment across I needed to shoot this in his storage…
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Aerial Filming with the Ronin 2

With the seemingly unstoppable rise of the drone its easy to forget that helicopters are a still a thing when it comes to getting aerial footage. Costly yes - but to legally get really high shots over wide areas there's just no other option. I recently had the request from a client to undertake a…
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