Farewell to BBC One’s circle idents

BBC One idents directed by Matt Losasso. Really missing seeing these popping up on TV and iPlayer. They disappeared at the end of last year. These are the ones I directed in their original full length glory. They had a good run. Magic forest and Mission Control were shot nearly 10 years ago! Might be a record…

14/2

On the set of the drama ’14/2′. With heavy snow expected outside, I’m glad to be directing an interior scene. Just time for a last minute read through the script while camera is being rigged. Lets make a film!

How to Make a Music Promo for £10

Ok I did have a bunch of very talented musicians with their own dance moves and the use of a small kitted out studio plus the greatly talented DOP Clive Norman and his gear. The rest was achieved with a large piece of polystyrene, painted black, hence the £10, and my laptop loaded up with…

The Old Vinyl Factory

Fantastic location and we got lucky with the weather. Two days of glorious sunshine in the middle of March 2012, definitely not typical of West London. At the time this was a complex of abandoned factory and office buildings used previously to manufacture vinyl records by EMI. This provided us with a massive forecourt and…

Christmas in October

Very wet and cold but we still needed a bit of help from visual effects to get the snow on the ground. BBC One Christmas ident for 2014 comes alive in front of our eyes. This was how it actually looked before any special effects. We created this circle of illuminated Christmas tree lights by placing trees running into the…