Film maker Profile: Simon Cox – Kaleidoscope man
Simon Cox has worked in the UK TV and Film industry for over 20 years for the BBC, Channel four and five as well as directing a feature film of his own and is now attempting to make Independent film history by writing and directing a full-on sci-fi thriller – Kaleidoscope Man.
Simon is currently shooting his Sci-Fi feature film “Kaleidoscope Man” whilst simultaneously crowd funding the shoot on the pioneer crowdfunding platform Indiegogo. Continue reading
I love a good slasher horror, preferably one that grosses me out, makes me jump and has grown adults hopping the gap under the bed (don’t lie, we all did that after paranormal activity) and as any horror fan knows, low-budgets can often bring out the best in film-makers. Psychological horrors and thrillers though tend to demand bigger budgets than a lot of horrors, probably since they tend to be seen as slightly more highbrow. Is it necessary?
The thing about psychological horror is that it gets into our heads Continue reading
Crowd Funding for Film Makers by John T. Trigonis is the best first port of call if your thinking of running a crowd funding campaign.
Read it at least 4 months before you plan to start.
If you can’t do what’s recommended before you start the campaign, delay it until you can.
John’s crowd funding campaign on Indiegogo, “Cerise“.
Former National Spelling Bee champ is haunted by the word that took him down.
Juliane Block and Wolf Peter-Arand talk about the Savage Blood story and characters.
Savage Blood is psychological horror film being shot in Berlin Germany in 2015.
If you would like to read about the writing of the story please visit the Zineloft blog post by Wolf.
Written & Directed by Juliane Block and co Written by Wolf-Peter Arand.
Filmmaker Profile: Juliane Block – Savage Blood
Juliane Block has worked as graphic designer for clients like Siemens VDO, VW Autostadt, New Yorker and Unilever.
She has lived as freelance designer and filmmaker in Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia,.
Her achievements include 2 feature films, more than 10 short films, music videos, commercials and travel documentaries.
Savage Blood Indiegogo Pitch Video:
We will be filming Savage Blood in the forests near Berlin Germany sometime in early 2015. If you like this video please share it, the crowdfunding campaign is on Indiegogo.
As you may know from our pitch video, one of the most challenging (and awesome) things about Savage Blood is the fact that as a crew, we’re collaborating across the UK and Germany spanning two independent film industries and audiences. Continue reading
Filmmaker Profile: James Westbrook – White Awake
By Clare Shields
James Westbrook is a cinematographer and director of photography who has shot several short films and many music videos.
James is passionate about film and its romantic image, and his cinematography has spanned across short films, music videos, and commercials. He has worked on film, digital and video productions for clients including Sony, Toyota, Amazon, Ebay and The Prince’s Trust. Continue reading
Actor Profile: Hainsley Lloyd Bennett – White Awake
By Clare Shields
Hainsley Lloyd Bennett is a London based British actor who attended the Ealing based Questors Theatre School and works in Theatre, Film and TV.
He’s worked on television commercials for organisations including The Times, Tuborg, Malibu & McDonalds. In 2008 he played in the long running BBC TV series Casualty. Continue reading
Filmmaker Profile: Alex Kyrou – White Awake
By Clare Shields
Alex Kyrou has worked for many years in the film industry both in the UK and Canada.
Alex has worked on the visual effects of many feature films from Shawn Levy’s Night at the Museum 2006 to Tim Burton’s Dark Shadows 2012. Continue reading
Two men, one room, no time…
Directed by M. Roz Hall Written by Sparky Noonan Produced by CiaoHandy Michael: Jos Lawton Colin: Andrew Elias Camera Assistant: Ross MacLauglin Sound: Peter Lancaster Stills Photography: Claire Shannon.