Really delighted my new feature film was successful in securing auxiliary funding, which means production can now proceed. Further updates to follow. Meanwhile, the campaign officially ends tomorrow, check it out here.
Follow Distracted The manifesto is made up of filmmakers whose work I admire (although the list is clearly not exhaustive), along with quotes that resonate, and articulate something that was previously only a vague feeling. It is intended as an aide memoire during production for Distracted; a quick hit of inspiration, to help overcome a […]
Once again I turned to friends on Twitter to create a film list. There was a wonderful response, and many notable performances didn’t make it onto the list, including; Rex Harrison in The Ghost And Mrs Muir, Robert De Niro in The Deer Hunter and Orson Welles in Othello. In the end, it is entirely […]
www.twitter.com/distractedfilm Distracted is the story of a man, a detective, who has no interest in solving the case to which he has been assigned, namely a murder. He has no interest in his work, he’d rather be someplace else. The film will use the conventions of the detective genre (and the viewer’s knowledge of them) […]
If you can’t find the culture you want, then you must create it yourself. The Twitter feed for “Distracted“, my new feature film, has grown to become a gallery featuring images of films, actors and filmmakers from cinema’s history. It’s updated several times a day, and also includes links to film-lists and video-essays, as well as […]
Identity Cancelled is an absurd, tragi-comic spy thriller and will be distributed as a companion piece to Distracted. Identity Cancelled centres on Teddy Hopkins, a secret agent on the run from his former employers, namely the British Government, who want him dead after one of their missions turns sour. They’ve cancelled Teddy’s identity; his passport, […]
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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