Tag Archives: Lake District

The Raven On The Jetty Vlogs 13 and 14: Shooting Commences

In the first of a series of Vlogs about the shooting of Erik Knudsen’s feature film, The Raven On The Jetty, the following two Vlogs cover the eve of the first day of principal photography and the first couple of days of shooting. The first couple of days were particularly hard as everyone was getting […]

Principal Photography of The Raven On The Jetty Completed!

We have just completed the principal photography for The Raven On The Jetty. An extraordinary experience! We were blessed with good fortune and the contributions of all those who have helped us in Cumbria has been incredible. The cast and crew were brilliant. We all more or less lived together for two weeks and the working […]

The Raven On The Jetty Vlog 12

On the eve of moving the production team to the Lake district for two weeks of principal photography on Erik Knudsen’s forthcoming feature film, The Raven On The Jetty, this Vlog shows Erik Knudsen and Mark Duggan discussing some of the final preparations for the shoot. Including our final pre shoot cast meeting, setting some […]

The Raven On The Jetty Vlog 11

We are only days away from the principal photography of our new feature film, The Raven On The Jetty. While logistics and locations are in place, sometimes changes take place, even at a late stage. You may remember from an earlier Vlog a discussion about a jetty location for the film. A few weeks ago, […]

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 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 […]

Location! Location! Location!

So far I have mapped out the entire story of The Raven On The Jetty in 50 key scenes and have started writing the detailed screenplay. There are few things I enjoy more about the process of writing the screenplay than visiting potential locations. That, and when I have cast the people to play the […]

What’s In A Name? The Raven On The Jetty

Titles are one of the things I find most difficult. I either have one that comes straight into my mind before I start work on a project, and it’s just right, or I struggle… As it happens, my original working title for the new film project I’m working on was The Day Thomas Learned To […]