Yes I Can

The result of my first London shoot, back in January. I was production manager on this video for the nuclear disarmament charity ICAN: It also features on the charity’s website, http://www.icanw.org/resources/videos/ The highlight was filming from the rooftop of the Trafalgar Hotel for shots of the crowd scene in Trafalgar Square. Getting the gear up there was challenging, but what a view! Continue reading Yes I Can

Martha Mauden & Co

Three whirlwind days of shooting, preceded by two mad weeks of pre-production, and an exhausting but happy shoot has wrapped on Martha Mauden & Co. I’m relieved to find that art directing in the UK is exactly the same as the US: Just as demanding, just as rewarding, and just as much running up and down stairs with bizarre props and standing on chairs wishing my … Continue reading Martha Mauden & Co

Bill Murray. Thank you New York!

I will relocate to London in a few weeks, and thinking back over my New York highlights I realised – that’s right, ised not ized, bring it on England – that I’ve omitted one of my most wonderful photo shoots from this blog: Bill Murray for Moonrise Kingdom in Harper’s Bazaar! This was a hectic, quirky day of hanging clouds and handing out trumpets. Absolutely … Continue reading Bill Murray. Thank you New York!

Twinkle!

Congratulations to the exceptional cast and crew! We made it a very happy shoot in spite of trying conditions – getting slow-cooked in the basement on day 1 and “borched” on day 2 (that’s when the sun’s so bright you can’t decide whether you’re getting burnt or scorched). Special congrats to superwoman Cherelle – executive producer, writer, mom, actor – and she let a film … Continue reading Twinkle!