So the Brighton bin man strike is over. Shame! I liked it, it brought an old fashioned seediness to the city. It also was very effective at wiping the smug grins off our faces. As Brightonians we are obviously intellectually superior to the rest of the UK and more sensitive to the changes made necessary … Continue reading Brighton Bin Men Strike
This week I have been editing my documentary about how COVID has affected Brighton. Well, that’s what some would call it but I think that I am finally “creating”. Having spent months, organising, labelling and referencing my media I am into the bit where I am piecing together a narrative and it is far more … Continue reading COVID Brighton – Update 11 – Creativity
Last week I finished prepping the media for the COVID film. I had allowed the task to drag on so I set a deadline and got it finished. This week I started on the fun part. What I am currently referring to as “Assembling”. After the prepping process I had created 15 separate Davinci Resolve … Continue reading COVID Brighton – Update 10 – Assembling
Up The Smoke today. First time in months. Have been reading and viewing some great history books and programs. So to the British Museum to see some artefacts. Train to Victoria. Stifling bus to Trafalgar Square. The designer Thomas Heatherwick recently pointed out how, post COVID, we realise how absurd it is to lock people … Continue reading The British Museum
everything, read everything, mark the bits that we like and then cut them out with scissors and lay them out on a table. Then assemble them into some kind of narrative. I started down this line but now realise that the scale of the task was deterring me from continuing me and I procrastinated by chasing the few remaining interviews. Eventually I decided that one thing I could do while waiting for these interviews was to get the media prepared.
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
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