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SIZZLE REEL

 

Hope of Deliverance

'Hope of Deliverance' is a character piece, part-melodrama, part-dark-comedy-of-sorts, inspired by Todd Solondz and Cameron Crowe. An unrequited crush on a film set leads Francis to a succession of attempts to rebound, uncovering uncomfortable truths about himself.

MAKING OF A MOGUL

TV series Making Of A Mogul, hosted by Anita Erskine.
Each episode looks at the way certain people in various industries have made a big success of their name in various places of work and how this has impacted their lives and the lives of others on their road to success. It also highlights the challenges of work and looks at family and social activities.

Position: Online and offline editor on Final cut pro
Runtime: 30 Mins
Producer: Michael Akwesi Djaba
Production: I-factory Live
Camera: Canon 5D/7D
Host: Anita Erskine

Help for Heroes Everest Base Camp Experdition

The Everest Base Camp Expedition sees wounded hero Lance Corporal Jonathon "Frenchie" Le Galloudec, trek 75 miles over 19 days, reaching a height of 17,590 feet.
In June 2007, Jon sustained a gunshot wound to his spine while serving in Iraq, which has left him partly paralyzed. His best friend was killed while trying to rescue him.
Jon was told he would never walk again and his ongoing recovery, supported by Help for Heroes, has astounded doctors.

THE WRITERS CIRCLE

Selected for the London Independent film 2012

Storyline:
Martin is a young, aspiring writer but seems to be quite uninspired. While attending a weekly creative writing class, headed by a pompous, past-it TV writer and comprised of highly competitive but equally frustrated types,
Martin bears constant sniggering at his drafts. His plots seem to be missing something, they say, so the tutor advises him to write what he knows. Upon incorporating flashy violence into his tales, Martin is confronted by a colleague regarding his source of inspiration. He claims to have merely followed their advice but how exactly is murder what he knows?

Position: Editor and colour grader on Premier and Davinci Resolve
Runtime: 9 mins
Camera: Canon C300
Director: Pedro Rilhó
Writer: Leila Hobday
Stars: Peter Broome, Georgia Goodman, Mike Histon

ELDERON

Elderon is centered around Jess a young, orphaned student at a boarding school on a futuristic, war torn Earth. Introverted, quiet but tough, she survives a horrifying hover bus crash, caused by a mysterious energy wave. Pulling herself from the wreckage she chases an enchanting firefly through a forest and into the world of Elderon.
Elderon is a magical world, filled with mythical creatures and beauty. Jess has changed, she is now in her twenties, the result of a time paradox and the first signs that our worlds are crossing dangerously close together as the universe becomes ever more unbalanced. Befriended by a warrior called Kane, who has sworn to protect the land and it’s people, and his sidekick Chadistan, a wiry, little member of a race called Eons, Jess discovers that a great darkness is threatening to destroy this wondrous world and that she is Elderon’s potential saviour – The Key!

BREATHE

Finalist of the short cuts to hell compitetion 2014

Storyline:
Three captives wake up gagged, bound to chairs, with odds painted onto their chests.
Forced to play a game for an unseen on-line audience, they struggle to hold their breath
to outlive their competition.

Position: Editor and colour grader on Avid and Davinci Resolve
Runtime: 3 mins
Camera: Canon C100
Director: David James Holloway
Writers: Craig Busek, David James Holloway
Stars: Scarlet Wilderink, Nathan Adabadze, Richard Javier Wigley

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