Monthly Archives: August 2011

Film shoot: Day 11 – A word (or 674) from the director…

Apologies to all for this tardy blog entry; the process of shooting Heretic has – as my fellow bloggers Beth and Harry have already eloquently described – been extremely busy and strenuous, and so time has been at a premium … Continue reading

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A shot in the dark

It’s a day late but worth the wait! Take it away Harry… It’s 6:45 on the morning of Bank Holiday Monday, and we’re just about to pack-up after an arduous night’s filming in North Bar, Leeds’ famous purveyor of strong … Continue reading

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The horror…

No real blog from me today as I didn’t stay for the whole night shoot last night so Harry (who did brave the full 8 hours!) will be blogging about it tomorrow. I did go into Leeds for the start … Continue reading

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The mechanics of filming

Hello I am back to blogging again after having a couple of days off for Harry to take over. Not that there is ever an idle moment during the shoot! There has been plenty of prop buying, van hiring, food … Continue reading

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Day 6 – Smell, Fire and Determination

Day off for me from blogging today. Over to our composer, Harry, to narrate his first day on set… ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Having filled forty bread rolls with ham and cheese, and transferred the chicken casserole to the slow-cooker, Bethany Clift is … Continue reading

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The Wall

Well, it is day six of the shoot and we are now more than a third of the way through. Good news, yes? Yes! Very good news. I am very happy…sort of. I am sure that I speak for the … Continue reading

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Just a quick one today…

…because we are just about to head off to our exterior location for this afternoon’s shoot. I thought I would quickly list everyone working on the film so that if I mention people in the future it won’t be too … Continue reading

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From script to screen…

Well, day 3 has come and gone and against all odds we are still on  schedule. Something ridiculous like 43 slates were completed yesterday and this includes death scenes and fight scenes and scenes of emotional distress – fun times for the … Continue reading

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There’s a reason not everyone does this…

….it’s ruddy hard! Very long day today with over twelve hours of work for cast and crew but, again, we have shot some amazing footage and managed over 27 set-ups. Lots of blood work today so the make up department … Continue reading

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And they’re off!

07.30, Saturday August 20th. 22 cast and crew members rushing around with lights and cameras and props and costumes and make up and fake blood and gaffer tape and clapper boards and radios and crucifixes and tea! An hour and … Continue reading

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