What Time Is On Their Minds?

What Time Is On Their Minds?

What happens when you mix the music/lyrics of Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice with samples from the KLF’s “What Time Is Love?”

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween from Tranquility Base Presents, plus a video of my day trip to my favourite spooky film location!

10th Birthday in 2013

10th Birthday in 2013

Next year Tranquility Base will celebrate it’s 10th Birthday! So if I find anything of historical value from the archives I shall stick it on the site. First up is…

Twilight Movie Diary – E03

Twilight Movie Diary – E03

Enjoy this clip. Oh and if you’re stuck, the answer is here

Pro Tools

Pro Tools

Have been playing with the 30 day demo for Pro Tools. Alas, all good things must come to an end. I do hope to raise the cash to buy this…

Artwork finally makes it home

Artwork finally makes it home

The day has finally come! Now the works have finished in my flat I could finally collect and hang the picture I purchased earlier this year from Uli Meyer, pride…

First ever make up test

First ever make up test

The lead character in this movie will be played by yours truly naturally. Have taken time to start creating the character in the flesh and this included a trip yesterday…

Twilight Movie Diary – E02

Twilight Movie Diary – E02

Tranquility Wifi

Tranquility Wifi

Nothing excites me more than that feeling of realisation that you can do something and it’s much simpler than you think. One such things I discovered last night. Using my…

Uli Meyer Studios

Uli Meyer Studios

Today I had the privilege of being given a personal tour round the animation studios of Uli Meyer, a local based artist here in Camden Town. He has worked with…

Time Flies!

Time Flies!

Anyone who doesn’t know, my flat is undergoing extensive repairs since a flood last November… and yes, it’s STILL going on. So I’ve been quite preoccupied with that on what…

The Rubicon

The Rubicon

    The latest picture of the Rubicon rollercoaster. If you don’t know the history of the Twilight Ballrooms and the dreadful accident that happened involving this rollercoaster on Saturday…

Seasons Greetings

Seasons Greetings

Wishing you all a very wonderful Christmas holiday. This pic was taken in practical darkness using an 8 second exposure. The bright orange glow in the background is the light…

Twilight Movie Diary – E01

Twilight Movie Diary – E01

Pre-production photo shoot

Pre-production photo shoot

Had a marvellous few days in Eastbourne. Fought off the temptation to spend my time at tea dances and instead headed off across the South Downs taking in Beachy Head…

2011 – More than a dream!

2011 – More than a dream!

I have been working hard, honest. The thing about pre-production and/or learning anything new is that at the end of the day, you don’t really have anything to show for…

New character, new video!

New character, new video!

Latest from Wits End

Latest from Wits End

Pre-production on the Twilight project has now taken half a year and may take another year or so at this rate. It’s slow but I’m learning so much. However, I…

My first cover version!

My first cover version!

Check out this cover of the song I wrote for David Garland Jones! They’ve even written some new lyrics!

Another Vanishing Point experiment

Another Vanishing Point experiment

Visited my dad today and was browsing some old photos. This one is of the road I grew up in, though taken long before I was born I might add….

New dates for The Twilight Ballrooms (LIVE)

New dates for The Twilight Ballrooms (LIVE)

Whilst this movie project is called The Twilight Ballrooms, there is also a LIVE show with the same name. This is also written by me but is completely different storyline…

Vanishing Point

Vanishing Point

Experimented today with something called “Vanishing Point”. There is much you can do with this Photoshop filter which helps you edit a 2d photo in a 3d environment. One of…

If anyone can…..

If anyone can…..

Today was a bit of a Red Letter Day for Tranquility Base Presents in general. After months of research and general umming and erring, I finally bought a new video…

The Devil’s in the detail

The Devil’s in the detail

Have completed this 3d model as part of the local village store. The sweet wrapper images were a real bonus and are courtesy of Jason Liebig from Flickr! Many thanks…

Panarup!

Panarup!

So the last few weeks have been a mixture of different Twilight related projects. Lots of 3d drawing, notably the top of the Twilight tower which has now been added…

Ray of Light (uncompleted)

Ray of Light (uncompleted)

Found this little gem from the Tranquility Base Archive. Kylie Vilcins plays “Adelaide” in the rather weird monologue shot around the same time as Starmaker (in which she can also…

Softbox lighting

Softbox lighting

Bought 2x85W softbox lights and stands to use with my green screen from Amazon. There is a slight problem with fluorescent flicker but at the moment I’m putting that down…

Old clips

Old clips

Well, I have finally purchased dedicated web-space for this website and have spent most of the week moving files. Like any move you find items that you’d completely forgotten about….

Greyscale Gorilla & C4 Cafe

Greyscale Gorilla & C4 Cafe

A blog worthy of mention, Greyscale Gorilla This one covers all my favourite subjects on Post Production, namely After Effects, Cinema 4d, Photoshop and others. Some great video tutorials (video…

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…