A message from inside the<br> Twilight Ballrooms

A message from inside the
Twilight Ballrooms

More can be seen at www.thetwilightballrooms.co.uk

New Pope elected – Exclusive!!

New Pope elected – Exclusive!!

As excitement builds with the election of a new pope this week, Tranquility Base Presents exclusive behind the scenes footage of this historic moment.

DGJ Remix

Congratulations to Welsh actor David Garland Jones who was booed off the stage at Goldie Lookin Chain’s gig in Newport last Saturday. They chanted “Who are you? Who are you?…

The Illuminati

The Illuminati

Did this spoof trailer to take a break from web designing and also to revise what I’ve learnt so far with post-production. And also for a bit of fun! Thanks…

Mailchimp

Mailchimp

Get visitors to your site to subscribe to your mailing list. This is a great and FREE site. Mailchimp is the answer to your mailing list needs. It can help…

Movie Poster Font

Movie Poster Font

Give your movie poster a touch of class by using that font Hollywood uses on the base of all of its posters. Download it free from www.abstractfonts.com The small credits…

End of the World

End of the World

Took a break from scriptwriting this afternoon and played with a picture I took (with just a camera-phone) last year whilst in the Big Apple. Would usually have just deleted…

Red Giant Software

Red Giant Software

Not only a great selection of post-production software and add-ons, the website also has a great selection of videos and tutorials on how to get the best out of these…

Adobe Audition for Mac

Adobe Audition for Mac

I used to have an excellent piece of software called “Cool Edit Pro” which was sound editing software by a company called Syntrillium Software. It was considered to be the best,…

Blowin in the Wind

Blowin in the Wind

Had a little learn and play with the Daylight System in 3ds-Max today. Made a little weathervane from scratch to render in it that I imagine would probably sit well…

…and the lovely Rita!

…and the lovely Rita!

Richard Leigh’s production of the live show wot I wrote “The Twilight Ballrooms” had a successful run at Jermyn Street last month and there is more to come in 2011….

Blink and you’ll miss it

Blink and you’ll miss it

There was a picture of me on the telly tonight. My girlfriend spotted the blink and you’ll miss it moment. It was on BBC2 doc celebrating 25 years of Les…

New domain

New domain

An impulse find led me to purchasing the domain www.actormusician.co.uk Not really got any use for it at the moment other than I thought it was a bargain for £6….

Photoshop tutorials

Photoshop tutorials

This year I hope to be able to incorporate mattes into my videos, especially with the Twilight project. For this I realise I will need to swot up on Photoshop…

Draft complete

Draft complete

Well, the Twilight script has now completed it’s first draft and is being re-written and tweaked as we speak. Am now exploring the feasibility of various things I would like…

Everything on HOLD!

And I mean everything. Had to dismantle all my equipment to deal with a burst radiator pipe in the wall. Dust and debris everywhere. And during the repair process, the…

Luck of the Welsh!

Working very hard on a few things. Have been redesigning Richard Leigh’s False Impressions website and still, yes still, been working on the the new Twilight site. I’m very pleased…

The Ballrooms

The Ballrooms

In working on the new Twilight website, the topography of the Twilight had to be devised. Here is an early blueprint of the front structure of the building.

Speed draw challenge

Speed draw challenge

Just challenged myself to draw a 3d Dalek in just half an hour. Not great but don’t forget, I quit Art when I was 12. And this challenge felt more…

Site of the Year – Video Copilot

Video FX guru Andrew Kramer and his team run this website that sells their own VFX products and After Effects plugins including Action Essentials 2, ProScores, Twitter, Optical Flares, Riot…

Happy New Year!

Have started learning the basics of 3ds Max and there’s still the new look Blender 2.5 Alpha version to learn. I’m in geek heaven. Production is currently underway also for…

Dream House!

Dream House!

In the mid-nineties, central Europe was gripped by the biggest thing in music since Michael Cretu’s “Enigma” stormed the charts in 1990. Swiss-born Robert Miles released “Children” – a style…

tutsplus.com

tutsplus.com

Tutorials for photoshop, webdesign, after effects, vector graphics, cg, audio and much more. Regularly updated, the tutorials are either on video or on well illustrated instructions. They are also in…

Free CG software – Blender

Free CG software – Blender

Have you ever wanted to create your own CGI graphics but thought it out of your price range and ability? Think again. Ever heard of Blender? What?! It’s been round…

Creative Cow

Creative Cow

What this site hasn’t got for the serious movie maker isn’t worth knowing. It certainly has a comprehensive collection of external tutorials covering a wide array of categories, including many…

meebo

I have recently added this clever live chat widget to my webdesign site Actor CV – allowing people to ask me questions live when I am online. You can even…

Artbeats

I’m still quite new to this site but it’s an impressive catalogue of stuff, much shot on Red and showcased well with good quality Quicktime streams. Register and you even…

Insomnia – Episode V

Thanks to all those who watched the latest episode of “Insomnia” and for the nice comments. If you’ve not seen it yet….then here it is, in glorious HD!

Stop press…

Stop press…

Richard Leigh has persuaded “Malcolm Marvelle – Master of Mystery and the lovely Rita” to return to Jermyn Street Theatre this November 2010. Ticket information will soon be available on…

Sad news.

Sad news.

Christpoher Cazenove passed away last month. I was priviledged to have worked with him, albeit 25 years ago on the American TV miniseries “Kane & Abel”. I featured the clip…

Adobe launches CS5

If you’re wondering why this could be good news then you probably have no reason to be on this website. It’s fantastic news. Actually, it’s better than that.Yes, for nerds…


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