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The Only Way To Learn How To Make A Film Is By Making A Film

The Only Way To Learn How To Make A Film Is By Making A Film

I grew up in Cranfield in Bedfordshire. I’ve always loved watching films and had wanted to be an actor. I soon realised that I could have a better control of my film career if I shifted into film-directing.

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To Survive…. A Photographer’s Wild Feast

To Survive.... A Photographer's Wild Feast

One by one, the hungry birds and animals approached the kill hoping for some luck. After twenty minutes or so we witnessed something quite incredible. The Lioness gave in and let the Hyenas join her with her kill!

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A Powerful Twist in The Reveal

A Powerful Twist in The Reveal

This photograph touched me so deeply, and even more so when it was fully revealed.

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Owning Up To Contemporary Art – A Fair-Goer’s Buying Guide

Owning Up To Contemporary Art – A Fair-Goer’s Buying Guide

Deborah and Sarah have been running the Windsor Contemporary Art Fair since 2005, and the Reading Contemporary Art Fair since 2010. “Our aim,” they say, “is to de-mystify the art world and make it truly accessible to everyone. We want to debunk the myth that contemporary art is only for ...

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Search for Perfection: Interview With Author,  Jenn Ashworth

Search for Perfection: Interview With Author, Jenn Ashworth

Writing a novel takes time, becoming a good novelist takes more time. I don’t expect to write the novel that I’m completely happy with until I’m in my forties.

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Skomer – The Galapagos Of Europe

Skomer - The Galapagos Of Europe

I was awe struck, totally captivated by Skomer's presence and beauty. As I sat the sun had moved and lit the Puffins in front of me, it was ideal.

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John Rendall – The Thames Valley History Festival Interview

John Rendall - The Thames Valley History Festival Interview

A fifth generation zoo-bred lion (as Christian was) had never been rehabilitated before. Christian became a Lion of Two Worlds.

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Nobody Asks “Who Is Jonathan Sothcott?” Anymore

by Ed Roberts
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Prolific, proactive, and consistent, Jonathan Sothcott is a rare beast; a successful and widely-regarded British Independent Film Producer.

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Plenty to Believe In Award-Winning British Film, Judas Ghost

by Ramon Youseph
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Green is a clever storyteller, praying on an audience’s fear of the dark and the monstrous acts of humanity, which come to light in the haunting’s big reveal.

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An Interview With Brit Actor David Wayman

by Ed Roberts
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Your objectives can change according to the objectives your scene partner is playing and the result is that that you rapidly rediscover every part of the scene. This happens in real life though.

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Search for Perfection: Interview With Author, Jenn Ashworth

by Julie-Ann Corrigan
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Writing a novel takes time, becoming a good novelist takes more time. I don’t expect to write the novel that I’m completely happy with until I’m in my forties.

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Owning Up To Contemporary Art – A Fair-Goer’s Buying Guide

by Cynthia Barlow Marrs SGFA
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Deborah and Sarah have been running the Windsor Contemporary Art Fair since 2005, and the Reading Contemporary Art Fair since 2010. “Our aim,” they say, “is to de-mystify the art world and make it truly accessible to everyone. We want to debunk the myth that contemporary art is only for a select few.”

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An Interview With Professional Photographer, Writer, Adventurer, Graham Seaholme

by Angela Woods
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I never want this injury to define me as a person. I will always fight for my future and for my happiness.

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A Canvas Of Old Books: Interview With Artist Liz England

by Melanie Gow
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I trust my instincts as an artist now more than ever and it certainly helps to rely on them in a profession where one can feel forced to compromise

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Rocking the Planet with Arthur Baker

by Pete Rann
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There a few people that can lay claim to changing the face of dance music, a feat that requires a forward thinking, creative mind, one that has boundless, inhibited energy and is not afraid to take risks; a trend setter not a follower.

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I Love My Village: The Gargoyles Of Ayora Village

by Angela Woods
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The girls came up to the house one dark winter evening with a 5 litre bottle of used olive oil, a bottle of sosa cáustica (lye), a large plastic bucket (extra strong) and a bottle of inexpensive perfume. “We are going to show you how to make soap the campo way,” they said. The fire […]

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Mark Eitzel; 30 years in Music

by Sam Wise
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Eitzel and his band are a study in pseudo-shambology; the drummer looks like an aging Michael Caine, and is playing one-handed with one arm in a sling after falling over, breaking it, and contracting gangrene.

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An Interview With Artist Martin Williamson

by Angela Woods
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my final exam mark in the subject was just nineteen percent with the teacher’s lofty comment, “He appears to have lost interest in the subject”

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An Elf-like, French, Buddhist Artist – Annick McKenzie

by Melanie Gow
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Annick McKenzie, is an elf-like French Buddhist, as bright and as colourful as her bold and exciting contemporary paintings

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A Powerful Twist in The Reveal

by Becky Young
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This photograph touched me so deeply, and even more so when it was fully revealed.

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“Is The Poet Wearing Thongs”

by Angela Woods
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Cecelia needs little introduction to the many who follow her on facebook, attend her Open Mic performances and have children who are involved in her workshops in the schools that she visits.

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Timmy Mallett Talks Art, Football and Marmalade

by Melanie Gow
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Timmy Mallett is opening the 3rd season of the Windsor Emporium on Sunday, March the 3rd 2013, 10 am, at the historical Guildhall, Windsor.

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Midway Film, Environmental Tragedy And Kickstarter Success

by Melanie Gow
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Chris Jorden’s ability to harness your attention with a simple visual that finds meaning in global mass phenomena is what makes his work so powerful.

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The Long Way Less Traveled: interview with Russ Malkin

by Ash Bhardwaj
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Russ has never waited for people to open the door for him. If he wants to do something he finds a way to do it.

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The Taste Makers, Who Really Connect Art With Art Lovers

by Melanie Gow
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“It is 100% our choice and our instincts have proved right over more than a decade, year on year the show gets better. The fact that we’re still here shows we know what we are doing,” says Deborah.

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Experience Japan through Cinema

by The Events Desk
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Showcasing a vast variety of styles and tones, from popular contemporary films, classics through to animation, the ICA brings you a Japanese programme

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First Western Actor to Star in a Bhutanese Film

by The News Desk
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“Being chosen for a lead in a feature film is an exceptional honour for any actor. To couple that with being the first Western actor to star in a Bhutanese feature film is the highest of gifts.”

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Treva Etienne Enters Intergalactic War Fray In New Falling Skies

by The News Desk
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British actor Treva Etienne is about to grace our small screens as Dingaan Botha in Spielberg’s hit television series Falling Skies.

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A Very Fantastic Journey: An Open Mic Night At The Hay Literary Festival 2011

by Julie-Ann Corrigan
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He gave me his card. Yes, it really was like a scene in a movie, ‘I’ll find you an agent…you really are the find of the night.’

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Paying It Forward, Women Mentoring Women Writers

by The News Desk
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In an industry where male writers are still reviewed and paid more than their female counterparts in the UK, we wanted to balance the playing field. Likewise, we want to give female voices that would otherwise find it hard to be heard, a greater opportunity of reaching their true potential.

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