Jane Wright & Paul Grindey – Independent Feature Films

In this podcast, I brought together Jane Wright and Paul Grindey to discuss feature film development, finance and distribution. I was particularly interested in their advice for the independent producer, given that they have worked both as independents and for large organisations. Jane Wright has worked for the BBC for 15 years, most recently as… Read More»

When Loyalty Pays Off

As an independent producer, I meet with a lot of financiers, distributors and sales agents. It reminds me that I’m not making films for the audience. I’m making them for the middle-men. This is far from ideal. The ideal scenario would be to have a direct line to the consumer – like you do in… Read More»

State of the Union – Liz Rosenthal – What is Transmedia?

I’m starting a new series entitled, “State of the Union”, to examine how the entertainment business is developing in the European Union. I’m doing this because I feel that we are lacking shared resources here on this side of the pond, compared to what’s on offer in America. My hope is that by holding roundtable… Read More»

Liz Rosenthal – What is Transmedia?

I’m starting a new series entitled, “State of the Union”, to examine how the entertainment business is developing in the European Union. I’m doing this because I feel that we are lacking shared resources here on this side of the pond, compared to what’s on offer in America. My hope is that by holding roundtable… Read More»

Poultry Files 1 – Battery Chicken Art Design

Molly Sole has kindly taken on the mantle of concept art designer for Battery Chicken. She has produced some wonderful preliminary sketches and ideas for the Kuromizu Enterprise’s Chicken Battery. Here first session in the studio takes us through her thought process and how she came up with her designs. We also discuss how real… Read More»