Monthly Archives: January 2012

Dunraven Waiting Exercise 2 & 3

Here are a couple more examples of the Waiting exercise. One involving the fortuitous arrival of a random parking car and the other involving much passing traffic on a busy road. I like the framing of the first: and in … Continue reading

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London Nautical School January 2012

Another visit to the LNS boys and this time they’re out filming material for the 3rd exercise which involves a person exploring an environment where we see a series of pov/eyeline match shots culminating in a wide shot of the … Continue reading

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London Nautical School December 2011

LNS get off to a great start in November/December 2011 and the photos are an indication as to their enthusiasm for editing and working well in groups. Film- maker, Sam Lawlor, initially has them playing around with the cameras to … Continue reading

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Dunraven Waiting Exercise

Streatham is a rich source of diverse people busily going about their business – so waiting at a bus stop is a good location for real interventions. Ronan Bennett, the Director of Top Boy, Channel 4’s 4-part TV drama, said … Continue reading

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Building works at Dunraven School

Streatham Hill – South London. I visit the Dunraven ‘film club’ one Thursday in January. A slimmer class than normal but a good session all the same. Phil, their teacher, says one of the more vocal chaps is missing so … Continue reading

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Morlette in Sliding Doors

We tried out a few of the exercises at BFI in November with a group of teachers and film tutors.  Michelle has asked for a link to this one: Morlette and Michael in their version of Sliding Doors, shot I … Continue reading

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Waiting in Holloway

I went on Thursday to Katie Jones’s film club at St. Mark’s Primary in Holloway.  They’re following Cinematheque Real/ Fiction.  They came to BFI a fortnight ago to watch The Little Fugitive, which they seemed to have really enjoyed.  Katie … Continue reading

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