Category Archives: The Raven On The Jetty

The Raven On The Jetty Vlog 10

In this Vlog, I discuss with Mark Duggan the process of storyboarding The Raven On The Jetty. We’re less than two weeks from the start of principal photography, and the storyboarding process is intense at the moment. I may have mentioned elsewhere on this blog that, in my view, the story we’re about to make […]

The Raven On The Jetty Vlog 9

Mark Duggan joins Art Director, Madeleine Millar, as she meets key cast members of Erik Knudsen’s film, The Raven On The Jetty, to discuss costumes. In line with Erik Knudsen’s way of working with actors as themselves, costumes are explored in a similar way by building the costumes from the actual wardrobes of the actors. […]

Raven On The Jetty Vlog 7 & 8

Art Director, Madeleine Millar, and Assistant Art Director, Taddeus Walsh, are busy preparing sets, props and costumes for The Raven On The Jetty. In the following two Vlogs, we see them at work and talking to Mark Duggan about what needs to be done in preparation for the shoot. Madeleine also talks about some of […]

Two New Actors for The Raven On The Jetty Announced

We are very pleased to have cast the remaining characters in the film, The Raven On The Jetty. Anne Fraser will be playing the part of Thomas’s maternal Greandmother in The Raven On The Jetty. A keen amateur actress, Anne has been an active member of the Ambleside Players for over 16 years. Not only has she performed in […]

The Raven On The Jetty Vlog 6

In this video blog, Erik Knudsen and Mark Duggan brave the cold weather to go and conduct some simple camera tests in preparation for shooting The Raven On The Jetty. In particular they look at focus pulling and test the focus pulling setup. They also discuss camera lenses and their preferred choice of camera for […]

The Raven On The Jetty Vlog 5

We are very pleased to announce that New York City based sonic artists, Amanda Belantara and Michael Cacioppo Belantara, are to join the production team forThe Raven On The Jetty. Amanda will be recording all the sounds, while Michael will take care of post-production sound design. They will be working very closely with John Wood, who has already committed […]

Leading Actors for The Raven On The Jetty Announounced

Happy New Year! We have had a busy December working on casting for the key roles in our forthcoming film, The Raven On The Jetty, and are very excited about the year to come. On the 15th and 16th of December 2012, following a tremendous response to our casting call, we held auditions for the leading boy, […]

The Raven On The Jetty Vlog 4

On the 15 and 16 December 2012, we held auditions at the Rheged Centre in Penrith for the leading actors in our forthcoming film, The Raven On The Jetty. We had a fantastic turnout and saw many boys with a parent. We are quite keen to cast a 8 to 10 year old boy with […]

The Raven On The Jetty Vlog 3

Mark Duggan and Erik Knudsen visit a location in Morecambe and discuss the location’s role in Erik Knudsen’s forthcoming film, The Raven On The Jetty. Most of the key locations are now in place. We are completing the production team and we are also now at a stage of casting the film and will shortly […]

The Raven On The Jetty Vlog 2

Mark Duggan and Erik Knudsen visit a number of locations in the Lake District of England in preparation for Erik Knudsen’s forthcoming film, The Raven On The Jetty. They visited a raven handler, the farmhouse that will be a central part of the film, a number of woods and the lakeside where key scenes in […]