Followers of the English Riviera film Festival and movie fans everywhere are eagerly anticipating the release of the second season of the English Riviera Film Festival Show, which drops onto Youtube and Facebook in July.
The show runs as a complement to the live Festival, taking viewers deeper into the world of film through interviews with professionals from all aspects of the industry.
With this second series, host and Festival Director John Tomkins has really reached for the stars, with his stellar line-up covering a range of fascinating stories, from writing the Star Trek movies and working on the make-up for Star Wars to production design for television hits such as Waterloo Road and Eleventh Hour.
Along the way, John will be previewing home-grown sci-fi thriller Infinite Worlds and dropping in on the creators of Youtube film parody sensation, The Hillywood Show.
1. Simox Cox – Director
We kick off the series talking to Simon about his journey into film making and his new feature film, Infinite Worlds. His previous directorial credits include Invasion Planet Earth.
2. Nicholas Meyer – Director, Award-winning Author and Screenwriter
The inspiration and legend that is Nicholas Meyer talks about the influences in his journey into film-making and storytelling, including his love of Sherlock Holmes, Directing and writing the Star Trek films, Time after time, working with actors – and the makeup of Star Trek VI.
Nick also talks about working with James Horner and Cliff Eidelman on the music scores for Star Trek 2 and 6.
3. Ellouise Abbott – Make up Artist
John talks to Ellouise about her experiences working in make-up for film and being part of the creator shop for Star Wars – The Last Jedi.
4. Hilly and Hannah Hilly of the Hillywood Show – Creators and Directors of The Hillywood Show
The phenomenally talented pair behind the Youtube sensation The Hillywood Show talk about the production process behind making an episode – including their latest parody of the smash hit series Good Omens. They also reveal what it was like directing Neil Gailman himself, the creator of Good Omens and a big fan of the Hillys!
5. Tina Sherifa Hicks – Award Winning Production Designer
Tina Sherifa Hicks talks about her inspirational journey from Torquay to becoming production designer on film and TV including designing the school for the BBC’s Waterloo Road and her work on Wire in the Blood, Eleventh Hour and Hank Zipzer.
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