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- News… [+]December 2016
The Christmas Carol Audible/WirelessTheatre dramatised audiobook. This was a Cherry Cookson directed production for which I created the sound. Cherry had a fabulous ensemble cast including Sir Derek Jacobi. It was a complete pleasure working on such a high class project with Cherry and Mariele and the audible team. The music was terrific and composed by Isabel Sarah Herschmann.
I learnt new techniques in creating phantoms. It is always fascinating to see how Cherry uses music.
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- A Scrapbook… [+]
…. of images and quotes (mainly from the movies) which I found inspiring.
Kubrick when talking of The Shining cites an essay by H. P. Lovecraft in which the author says, "In all things that are mysterious -- never explain"
Consistency requires you to be as ignorant today as you were a year ago. - Bernard Berenson
My movie is born first in my head, dies on paper; is resuscitated by the living persons and real objects I use, which are killed on film but, placed in a certain order and projected on to a screen, come to life again like flowers in water. - Robert Bresson
1930's photo of a Japanese street storyteller.
Rockethouse is a bijou company that creates radio, sound design, film and other delights.
The view from the office carpark.
Director Matt Thompson worked for many years with Nigel Acheson.