Archive for May, 2010

May 30, 2010  |  6 comments

Meet the cast – Rob McCulley

A young friend of mine who is a film buff was watching early episodes of Red Dwarf. He noticed a character who looked strangely familiar. The next time the postie came to deliver mail, my friend told him he looked...

May 25, 2010  |  No comments

Of Deadlines and Beyond

The origins of the word 'deadline' apparently have their origins in American prison life. It referred to a barrier erected...

May 22, 2010  |  No comments

Behind the scenes

Welcome to a privileged view behind the scenes of The Insatiable Moon. It's a little teaser to whet your appetite...

May 19, 2010  |  No comments

Meet the cast – Lee Tuson

One of the unforgettable characters in the film is Pete, a boarding house resident. He's larger than life, and full...

May 17, 2010  |  No comments

ADR

Yesterday was a reunion of sorts as we were doing ADR (automated dialogue replacement) at Images & Sound in Auckland....

May 15, 2010  |  No comments

Toronto or bust

A week of digital digression. Astonishing how many things can go wrong with machines that only think in binary -...

May 13, 2010  |  No comments

Notes in passing

One of the conventions of screenwriting is that of 'notes'. These are the considered opinions of every peripheral person who...

May 11, 2010  |  No comments

Meet the cast – Jimmy Vraniqi

We had already cast the boarding house characters for The Insatiable Moon when one of them pulled out. On reflection...

May 9, 2010  |  5 comments

Locked and loaded

As a writer I have learned over the years that there comes a time when you have to finish. Not...

May 6, 2010  |  3 comments

The fiction of fiction – myths legends and stories

I'm intrigued by discussion on a fellow filmmakers FB page. It has to do whether filmmakers should be responsible for...