Assignment 03. Poetry.

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For the third assignment of my degree, English Literature and Creative Writing with The Open University I was required to write 40 lines of poetry. This could be one poem or any number. I havent even looked at a poem since high school and was a little worried about completing this assignment. Read my attempts below and let me know what you think. Bandstand   Here I stand, upon the stand, where once the band did play. now will play, the story of our love, that love, bound with holy vow, we take that vow, willingly before our witness, who bore witness … Read More

The Press Kit and Promoting Your Film – Part 1

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This series of articles is aimed at first time or micro budget filmmakers like myself, who are trying to maximise the exposure of their finished works, whilst not bankrupting themselves in the process. I will discuss what should be included in your electronic press kit, why you should make one, as well as a few ways you could use it to market your film and hopefully, get people talking. Firstly, for those of you who aren’t entirely sure what an electronic press kit (EPK) is, it is simply a digital version of a standard press kit, which is a document, folder, or booklet etc, containing … Read More

A Degree In Creative Writing

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The first of this month, February 2016, marked the start of my Open University degree in English Literature and Creative Writing. So, as I embark on this new chapter in my life, I figured now was as good a time as any to begin the blog that I have been wanting to write for a couple of years. Firstly to share some of the knowledge I have gained through my experiences as a so called entertainment industry ‘professional‘, secondly to express some of my thoughts and feelings on the current state of said industry, and thirdly as a means of practicing … Read More

Tokyo Disney

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Mark performs as Prince Phillip, Bert and Beast Prince for Meet and Greets and Parades at Tokyo Disneyland and the additional role of Aladdin for the winter special event show, Cinderellabration.