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Why Your Twitter Photo Is SO Important

This weekend we played host to the Guerilla Film Makers and London Screenwriters Festival Summer Networking BBQ. And to say it was a success would be an understatement. 300 writers, producers, directors, actors, investors and creatives descended on Ealing Studios where Judy and her extraordinary team of BBQ Wranglers (thanks Pete, Roy, Murray, Jak and […]

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PGA Conference Day 2

OK as promised, here is a roundup of Day 2 of the Produced by Conference. There were three sessions going on at any one time, so I could not get to everything. The morning kicked off at 9am with a look at mobile technology as a new media platform. The basic gist is that now […]

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Universal Pictures at ComicCon

Yesterday I went to the London Comic Con at Earls Court, a science fiction, horror and comics fan convention. It was filled with stalls selling film and comic memorabilia and there were also stalls where you get movie stars (and some folk who are little more than extras) to sign their autographs for £20 a […]

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A group of stormtroopers standing in a room.

The Force Was With Me!

This weekend I had a great directing job – STAR WARS! Yes, I know! Actually it was at the Star Wars show, but we got to shoot little movies with people in costume and on set, who on minutes earlier, were in the crowd of onlookers. It was more theatre than movie, for sure, but […]

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Selling your movie direct on DVD…

I spent the weekend with my good friend Simon Cox, at a science fiction convention in Birmingham called Memorabilia, selling my books and his movie on DVD, ‘Written In Blood’, signed by him of course. It was an intense two days, but very rewarding, not least because I sold some books, but also because I […]

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