Just an update to this Q&A, as I thought some of you might be interested to see how Phil and Olly are getting on spending their £30,000 prize money. They've begun shooting on their new project and below is a few diary extracts. You can also click here to view some pictures of them shooting on location.
21st JULY (Day 1)
We shot the discovery of the man in the woods - Gus was incredible,
buried naked in the mud and leaves. We also shot the opening scene
including worm chopping. We shot the Viking and captured everthing for
the making of too. We used a mixture of steadycam, crane and hand held.
Tomorrow is all interior with Shaun and Gus.
Just wrapped on day two of filming... Very intense scenes between Shaun
and Gus. Swords, whiskey, rain and a lot of mud smeared over a very
willing Gus. Luckily nothing caught fire or blew up (after yesterdays
explosive smoke machine).. Currently prepping costumes for anna for
tomorrows shoot, and planning what to go through with the fight
So it's been an intense 2 days. Lots of great shots, it's been
interesting seeing all the scenes come to life. We have dug trenches big
enough to fit a small car in and burried Gus in a shallow grave!
Shaun has been great to work with and has brought so much to the
charater. Looking forward to the scenes with anna tomorrow. Speak soon.
We shot 11 rolls of 35mm, all interior between Noah and the man. All
very dark, the man is very twisted and the chemistry between the two men
dead beauty, Anna Brewster in the mix.
is dynamic. Tomorrow we add the sexual tension by introducing the drop
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