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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, […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

The Raven On The Jetty Vlog 1

This is the first in what I hope will be a series of Vlogs about the development and production of our forthcoming film, The Raven On The Jetty. In this episode, Mark Duggan and Erik Knudsen discuss a couple of film influences on the project. In particular, Robert Bresson’s Mouchette and Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s Kasaba. […]

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 […]