Most Recent Impact50 Updates

Joe Eszterhas Script for #Impact50 Goes Live…

I just got the email confirming that Joe Ezsterhas signed the contract for his #Impact50 screenplay that will open the film. Boom! We can finally share the script that we are shooting in the coming week, with the astonishingly awesome Olivia Williams playing the president of America. You can read the script HERE. All this coincides

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What Was the Idea Behind ‘Norah’s Ark’?

The brief was to write about peoples’ reactions in the 97 minutes after the Presidential announcement that life on earth was going to cease – in no more than 2 pages. What was the idea behind Norah’s Ark? I noticed a 25’ boat sitting on stilts outside a commercial garage in a village in Hampshire,

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A World of Silence by Lee Burgess

When we entered The Impact 50, I had a clear and unwavering vision in my head. This was not going to be a big blustering film, but a small domestic glimpse into the world of a little girl who has a very different understanding of life. We knew that a lot of people were crowd-funding

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The Hooks and Headaches of Becoming a Producer

“What if no one options it?” After the initial euphoria had waned, this was my focus. I couldn’t bear to think that my story, In Vino Veritas, had battled its way through over two thousand screenplays, only to possibly fall at the last hurdle and the more I thought about it, the more this potential

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Reflections… The Impact Of Our Words By Dee Chilton

Being involved in the whole script-to-screen process of our two short films, has taught me much about translating my stories for the screen, as well as what each team member involved brings to the party, be it pre or post production or on set. As others have already blogged, you cannot put a price on

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Shooting ‘Up Up and Away’ into the blue skys of… wait, what?

We planned to have a technical rehearsal for Up Up and Away on Saturday 17th March with the actual shoot date on 18th – weather permitting. Well, weather did not permit.  With snow expected and freezing temperatures we decided to postpone the shoot date until the following Sunday, 25th March but went ahead with the

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The Watchers: Our Long Journey Into Space for #Impact50

Guest post by Andrew McGee  Who’d have thought making a film set in space would be so tricky? The Watchers was shot in late 2016, and through the hard work of an amazing cast and crew, the pre-production and shoot itself went extremely smoothly (even with my own laptop almost falling off the set, see below).

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Joe Eszterhas Script for #Impact50 Goes Live…

I just got the email confirming that Joe Ezsterhas signed the contract for his #Impact50 screenplay that will open the film. Boom! We can finally share the script that we are shooting in the coming week, with the astonishingly awesome Olivia Williams playing the president of America. You can read the script HERE. All this coincides

Read More »

What Was the Idea Behind ‘Norah’s Ark’?

The brief was to write about peoples’ reactions in the 97 minutes after the Presidential announcement that life on earth was going to cease – in no more than 2 pages. What was the idea behind Norah’s Ark? I noticed a 25’ boat sitting on stilts outside a commercial garage in a village in Hampshire,

Read More »

A World of Silence by Lee Burgess

When we entered The Impact 50, I had a clear and unwavering vision in my head. This was not going to be a big blustering film, but a small domestic glimpse into the world of a little girl who has a very different understanding of life. We knew that a lot of people were crowd-funding

Read More »

The Hooks and Headaches of Becoming a Producer

“What if no one options it?” After the initial euphoria had waned, this was my focus. I couldn’t bear to think that my story, In Vino Veritas, had battled its way through over two thousand screenplays, only to possibly fall at the last hurdle and the more I thought about it, the more this potential

Read More »

Reflections… The Impact Of Our Words By Dee Chilton

Being involved in the whole script-to-screen process of our two short films, has taught me much about translating my stories for the screen, as well as what each team member involved brings to the party, be it pre or post production or on set. As others have already blogged, you cannot put a price on

Read More »

Shooting ‘Up Up and Away’ into the blue skys of… wait, what?

We planned to have a technical rehearsal for Up Up and Away on Saturday 17th March with the actual shoot date on 18th – weather permitting. Well, weather did not permit.  With snow expected and freezing temperatures we decided to postpone the shoot date until the following Sunday, 25th March but went ahead with the

Read More »

The Watchers: Our Long Journey Into Space for #Impact50

Guest post by Andrew McGee  Who’d have thought making a film set in space would be so tricky? The Watchers was shot in late 2016, and through the hard work of an amazing cast and crew, the pre-production and shoot itself went extremely smoothly (even with my own laptop almost falling off the set, see below).

Read More »