Author: Gee Sahota

Get Up Outta Ya Skin

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, I dedicate this blog to the Heads Together campaign, the lead charity at this year’s London Marathon, supported by Prince Harry and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The campaign aims to change the way we have conversations about mental health. Just prior...

Take the Damn Olive Branch, Will Ya?

Here I am, hot pursuing my film dream, I’ve a great social life, self-esteem is at an all time high, yet I can’t bag a first date!   What do I have to do to get a date? It’s not as if I’m not trying, nor am I trying too...

The Brief Beginning of the NOW

The magic of being in THE NOW moment began back in Julyish, propelling me to write and co-produce my first short film, which kinda came out of the synchronicityy blue. I’m currently working on the second…that of course meant I had to push this blog back. Having wanted to launch this...

Warm Kale, Fake Bacon, Mushrooms, Peas and Potato Salad

This is a great meal after a hearty workout, whether for lunch or a healthy-ish dinner. If you’re not a fan of soy meat, you could always replace the fake bacon with Portobello mushrooms. Of course meat lovers, if you’re reading this, you may want to replace it with the real...

Scene from Indian Screenplay: Destiny is Delivered by a Spirit

Note: Sticklers for screen formatting rules will find all the rules broken here as this blog’s technical limitation screws up any attempts to style it so. INT. COFFEE SHOP – DAY Sonia, solemn, stares out of window into the distance, hugging coffee mug in between her hands. The ghost of Vijay sits...

Scene from British Screenplay: Ruby Can’t Believe her Ears

Note: Sticklers for screen formatting rules will find all the rules broken here as this blog’s technical limitation screws up any attempts to style it so. INT. BRUNO’S FLAT/HALLWAY/BATHROOM – DAY Ruby tiptoes to the bathroom, anxious. She’s dishevelled having just woken up. Looks over her shoulder, afraid. She enters the...

Scene from American Screenplay: The Dawg Under Siege

Note: Sticklers for screen formatting rules will find all the rules broken here as this blog’s technical limitation screws up any attempts to style it so. INT. FREDA’S HOUSE/BEDROOM – NIGHT Another unbearable night. The Texan drought isn’t letting up. Crickets chirp outside the wide open windows. Some advert jingle echoes on the...

A Short Story – Who is SHE?

The events in this short story are actually inspired by true events that happened in my own life. In many respects, Sonia’s my alter ego – an extended version of me, stretched and altered for the cinematic version of my life. After all, we have the same film and love goal....

Screenplays in Brief

Everybody wants to be an actor or director, no? Those in the film industry, anyway. And then there’s me, who took a while to believe that I can write a screenplay. That’s become the BIG DREAM, to finish my three work-in progress feature length screenplays, which started out as an...