Cracking the Code

Our new short film, ‘Cracking the Code’, is finally out and I think it’s one of our best. I wrote this as part of an on-going project with fellow writer Ash Jones, to try and come up with a series of short comedies that might work better online than the longer stuff we had been doing.…

Shooting the Police for a Laugh

Yesterday we shot our ‘Police Investigation’ film (working title). This will be a short comedy about two police officers discussing a new break in the case they’re working on. We shot the film in the head office of Stockport Homes, who generously allowed us access on a Saturday when no-one else was in. I wanted…

Testing the Samyang 14mm VDSLR Lens

Okay, brace yourself folks, this could get a bit technical. As a birthday treat to myself I’ve purchased a new lens, the Samyang VDSLR 14mm. This lens is part of a set made by Samyang (one of many names by the way, depending on which country you’re in) specifically for DSLR filmmaking. For the technical…