A former student from Plymouth is making waves in Hollywood – even snagging Quentin Tarantino as producer of her latest documentary. Megan Raney left Plymstock School’s sixth form in 1995 and, after attending university in London and working in North America, developed a passion for filmmaking. Now living and working in California, she and her […]
An Exeter journo has been shortlisted in a national competition for a video wot she done. Alice Klein, from the Express & Echo rag (not this), shot a two minute flick on carbon offsetting for the BBC’s snooty Newsnight show, which asked viewers to send in their own news. Like many local hacks these days, […]
Those funkmeisters at Openreel played their part in Motionplymouth by staging the film competition at the Arts Centre on November 17. Not only were the audience treated to some great shorts but they were also made privy to some of Openreel’s own favourite films.
Images from this year’s Motionplymouth event have been posted online. The pictures capture some of the highlights of the moving-image festival, including the Civic Centre and Guildhall projections, the Drake Circus Guerilla Gallery, the movies beamed onto the Theatre Royal, imagery from the Vanland editing caravan and the South West Film And Television talks at the Treasury. Yes, there was […]
While we’re waiting for the results of this year’s inaugeral Motionplymouth Movie Competition, you can check out one of the entries here. Directed by teenager Ben Cornish, it sees him and his skateboarding pals doing their thang around Plymouth, accompanied by a tune from the excellent Elliot Whale Boy. Apparently, he stayed up til 3am most […]