Filming continues for the COVID Brighton project though interviews have been thin on the ground over the past couple of weeks. We did manage to film two students. One at a sixth form college and one at university and it was very refreshing to get their, no less serious but more jovial, take on the … Continue reading COVID Brighton – Update 8 – B-Roll
We may have missed the real contribution social media has made to public discourse. It is a leveller. It has lifted the veil on a neurotic political/media establishment.
This week I put effort into setting up more interviews for the COVID Brighton project. I use a spreadsheet to track the contacts and it now has over one hundred rows. One for each organisation I have contacted. The bigger they are the harder they are to get in touch with. I’ve tried Amex & … Continue reading COVID Brighton – Update 7 – Audio
Comedians love the sound of laughter. It encourages them to continue. Similarly in normal conversation a listener gives feedback by way of words words like “yeh”, “right” and Wow!”. This is important as, subconsciously, it informs the speaker that they are saying something interesting and should continue. This week I conducted more interviews for the … Continue reading COVID Brighton – Update 6 – Transription
This week we filmed three interviews for the COVID Brighton project. On Tuesday we spoke to the manager of a burial grounds who told us how the bereaved reacted when visits were severely restricted. On wednesday we heard how bicycle sales rocketed just as supplies from the Far East dried up and on Thursday a … Continue reading COVID Brighton Update 5 – Burials, Bikes and Hospitality
This week was very productive for filming the COVID Brighton documentary. On Tuesday we filmed a physio therapy company where we learned how digital media helped them maintain a minimal service even during the tightest lockdown. On Wednesday a self-employed carpenter told us how his business evaporated and he was forced to move out of … Continue reading COVID Brighton Update 4
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