Short Film – Weather Words (Colin Riley feat. Robert Macfarlane)

Having already written about the Weather Words film for Caught By The River (link here), I won’t add much more about the project. For more specific details, read that piece. It’s the first and probably only film project of mine in 2018, partly due to funding problems and partly due to other big projects taking … Continue reading Short Film – Weather Words (Colin Riley feat. Robert Macfarlane)

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Trailer – Heavy Water.

Above is the trailer for the next short film, Heavy Water.  This is to be the longest film this year and the most ambitious in terms of scope in spite of future projects containing narratives and actors.  Heavy Water 's difficulty is the connection of its two main themes represented by adjacent places on the … Continue reading Trailer – Heavy Water.

Short Film – Salthouse Marshes

Salthouse Marshes began life in a strange way.  Having chatted about adapting Algernon Blackwood's The Willows with Robert Macfarlane (who had wanted to re-set it in England), there was always to be a "haunted waterway" film on the cards.  But, after constant reading of the narrative of The Willows, the thought of organising the filming … Continue reading Short Film – Salthouse Marshes

Short Film – An Impossible Dérive.

An Impossible Dérive is a film that channels a number of my own current interests.  Though predominantly about the changing landscape and topography of the city centre of Liverpool, it is also about using psychogeography and the writing of John Wyndham to assess and comment upon the fallout of such change within the landscape.  The … Continue reading Short Film – An Impossible Dérive.