A researcher is examining how Cornish people are affected by the rewriting of history and identity in TV programmes like Poldark – and the influx of visitors drawn to the county’s scenic filming locations.[Read more…] about Does ‘Poldark effect’ threaten sense of Cornish identity?
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Consider the value of pop culture property… how many of you watch TVs and films, see where the characters live and say to yourself ‘how much would that be in today’s money’? Well, now you don’t have to ponder, because a new website can provide you with the answer.[Read more…] about Pop culture property: what does Ross Poldark’s house cost?
Britain is in the grip of a chilling recession… falling wages, rising prices, civil unrest – only the bankers are smiling, says the press surrounding the return of BBC drama Poldark. They haven’t updated the classic show –plus ce change -it’s 1783 and Ross Poldark is back!
The story behind the film The Witch’s Mask is intriguing. We spoke to writer and director Paul Westwood about the dream that inspired him and the attention to detail to telling the story through film[Read more…] about The Witch’s Mask: Paul Westwood on a story waiting to be told
One of the many great thing’s movies have the potential to do is place unknown gems on the global map, for good or for bad, transporting them to new settings and giving them the feeling of entering the movie itself. Quite often, movie producers scout real-world locations in an attempt to increase the authenticity of the motion picture, implementing the natural backdrops into scenes that can often be seen in action-adventure films.[Read more…] about The impact of blockbuster films and big budget shows on towns and cities
Here’s some news from Bristol
Bristol’s new UNESCO City of Film status was officially launched in February at a celebration event at Watershed Media Centre.
Bristol’s reputation as a world-leading film centre has been recognised with the announcement that it has been named a UNESCO City of Film.
TRANSMISSION bubbles. The short film twists you around and gets in your belly as well as your head.
There’s good value. Then there’s ridiculously good ‘we’ll have 10 please’ value, which the Saturday offering from the English Riviera Film Festival promises to be. Our advice: scare up a group of people and mosey on down for a day filled to over-flowing of screenings, events, talks and awards.
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The World War II drama Another Mother’s Son (due to be released on March 22) produced by Bill Kenwright Films, filmed one of its largest scenes on Bristol’s harbourside in December 2015, supported by Bristol Film Office.
Delays Imminent is a new film from the seemingly ubiquitous Devon talent of James Cotter. Shot over summer 2015 in Exeter and now ready to make the journey round festivals, we’ve got some behind the scenes shots of the shoot to pique your interest, whet your appetite and get a glimpse of how films get made.
In the first of our series on production companies, we talk to Colton Sears of Blue Ocean Pictures, about filmmaking in Cornwall, working with actors and Poldark
Blue Ocean Pictures is a partnership between myself and Lester Knight the producer. We met at Camborne college and found we had a similar passion for film, so we got some cameras together and shot our first movie called Burial with a few freinds.