Distracted Update: Principal Photography Is Now Complete...

Distracted Update: Principal Photography Is Now Complete…

Follow @Distractedfilm …and so, after nine months, we have reached the end of what has been an extremely demanding and creatively exhilarating process. Cinema exists at that point where the imaginary and the real meet, both are transformed at the point of contact, and something new emerges, something that didn’t exist before. It is an […]

Distracted - March Production Update!

Distracted – March Production Update!

Follow @Distractedfilm Another intense shoot saw the great Nadine Hanwell join the cast as ‘Mrs Hopkins’, and our detectives mull over evidence via a beautiful, old, Fidelity reel-to-reel recorder in their attempts to find the murderer. Distracted’s paradoxical, strange and familiar atmosphere takes shape. We’re into the final stages of production now, and, as always, […]

Noirish Project Now Available Online!

Noirish Project Now Available Online!

A Neorealist Feature Film Masquerading As Film Noir Noirish Project is a melancholy and gently absurd feature film about Billy, who steals his family’s precious pearls and hands them over to low-life Jimmy, who in turn takes them to a fence. But when the pearls turn out to be fake, Jimmy barely escapes from the […]

Coming Soon! - Distracted (Feature Film)

Coming Soon! – Distracted (Feature Film)

  Distracted is an ironic policiers and a sly comedy. Inspector Baker is given a homocide & a new partner. But he just doesn’t want to do any work. More soon! Join Distracted’s Newsletter

Distracted: Post-Production Update

Distracted: Post-Production Update

Distracted | @DistractedFilm  I am delighted to inform you we are very close now to a rough cut of the film. The next phase will be to refine the aesthetic and work on the sound design; adding effects plus we have some ADR to do too. The battle all along has been simply to create – to […]

Top 10 People In Pictures Taking Pictures

Top 10 People In Pictures Taking Pictures

Timothy Spall in Secrets And Lies (Mike Leigh, 1996).  Suggested by @PaulVonMitchell. Eiji Okada in Woman In The Dunes (Hiroshi Teshigahara, 1964). Thanks to @DancerOnFilm. Katharine Ross in The Stepford Wives (Bryan Forbes, 1975). Nominated by @XanaduFitness. Eddie Constantine in Alphaville (Jean-Luc Godard, 1965). Nominated by @Romantikurbaa. Paparazzi in Federico Fellini’s La Dolce Vita (1960). […]

Top 10 Cinema Chess

Top 10 Cinema Chess

Follow @distractedfilm   Cary Grant in The Talk Of The Town (George Stevens, 1942). Suggested by @JHPCine. Henryk Baranowski & Wojciech Klata in Dekalog: 1 (Krzysytof Kieslowski, 1988). Thanks to @KafkaBoots. Alec Guinness in Carol Reed’s Our Man In Havana (1959). Nominated by @GloriaBB2. Juliet Berto & Jacques Donoil-Valcroze in Out 1 (Jacques Rivette, 1971). […]

The Great Acting Blog: "Here's Some Inspiration From 10 Truly Great Actors"

The Great Acting Blog: “Here’s Some Inspiration From 10 Truly Great Actors”

  Despite our good intentions, despite our best endevours, sometimes our attempts to achieve our important goals become so convoluted that we lose sight of the vision that inspired us to begin in the first place. So here’s a little bit of simplicity, directness and wisdom from ten of the greatest, to inspire us, to […]