Category Archives: Pilot production
Aimed at filmmakers used to working on video who want to move up to shooting on film, this guide covers all the major decisions you’ll have to make, including gauge, aspect ratio,
Actor Benedict Cumberbatch (Max) talks about his character and what it was like to act from inside a sealed bio-suit.
I discuss the challenges of directing the pilot, featuring swordfighting, a huge puppet and a man in a sealed suit.
Actress Kate Burdette (Isabelle) and stunt co-ordinator Abbi Collins (a veteran of Skins and Doctor Who) discuss staging the swordfights.
Director of photography Oliver Downey chats about shooting on 35mm and the challenges of lighting the set.
The Borderlines screening went well. It was a good turnout for a Wednesday afternoon and several people wished me luck with the project afterwards. This week just gone saw the frantic activity