Category: Film & Screenplays

Lifeline – Behind the Scenes

We did it. I did it. We did it!! Woohoo!! #Lifeline is now officially in post production. Here are some snaps from across 2.5 shoot days. It’s one of the toughest work challenges I’ve faced in life, not only as a newbie director – which was daunting in itself, but having...

Butterflies poster & trailer – Cefalù FF 2018

We’re officially finalists for the Cefalù Film Festival 2018 – winner to be announced soon –  and were even shortlisted for the Corto Giovani award, a branch of the Cefalu Film Festival. Butterflies didn’t win the latter, which was announced in February, and that’s okay as we’re proud of our...

6 Weeks to Shooting Lifeline & Mental Health Week

As published on Facebook on 15th May 2018 As part of Mental Health Week 2018, there’s a focus on combatting stress in the workplace. Uncannily Lifeline my short film and directorial debut, which is currently in pre-production, references this crucial theme.  Lifeline is a psychological drama about Max, a troubled...

She Looks Like Me

As published on Facebook on 24 February 2018 Now and again you look for a sign that you’re on the right course, when taking your next big leap in life  I was stopped in my tracks yesterday, when I randomly pulled this book out, about female filmmakers, at the BFI...

Behind the Scenes of Butterflies

As published on Facebook on 3rd Feb 2018. Just sharing some ‘behind the scenes’ having jumped up the first rung of the ladder with our first short Butterflies, which as some of you will know has found its place into Cefalù Film Festival – Pino Scicolone 2018. A first selection for many...

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....