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Storm sweeping across Moscow

I couldn’t resist this as its one of the moments I sometimes miss when we have a dramatic weather front moving across the vista that we have from our balcony in Moscow A storm sweeping across Moscow – view from … Continue reading

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New Zones for Old

Zones were one of the prominent features of soviet life. A prison territory with its own rules and rituals and values, almost a culture within a culture – a colony. The film Stalker by Tarkovsky features a “zone”. It depicts … Continue reading

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The Fairground Booth and other projects – Progress and news

A number of projects under development and in various stages of preparation. First and foremost I have finally got around to developing computer graphics skills for a project for the Russian Theatre film series namely The Fairground Booth. This is … Continue reading

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Completion Short Tokyo film

On the final run of the short film set in Tokyo which is another part of the series Japan Philosophical Landscapes. Sound track is in place and completely mixed, although no doubt I will tinker with it until the end, … Continue reading

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Autumn Round up

After a long summer hiatus with the release of Vakhtangov and the Russian Theatre in spring of  2014 it was time to take a step back and reconsider the status of some other projects which are work in progress and … Continue reading

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Vakhtantov film and update on other projects

  Finally figured out what might be wrong with the sound on the film, Vakhtangov and the Russian Theatre at least I think I have. Will remaster and re render in a few days time once I have cleared a … Continue reading

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Vakhtangov film almost ready to go- very close

The last few days have been taken up with an enormous translation which I have had to take on due to a long standing commitment. Very interesting translation of a script for a long feature length documentary film about which … Continue reading

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Theatre and the everyday

As Vakhtangov and the Russian Theatre is now finished and the master ready for sending to the US for release. See the post production update here. Thinking about a date for the premiere which will have to be worked out … Continue reading

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St Petersburg Origins

How working in St Petersburg in the early 1990s helped shape my work in Moscow now  In the early 1990s Russia changed its political system radically and the Soviet system of government was replaced in favour of a new political … Continue reading

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Kolomonskoe Memory

I came to Moscow to live many years ago, more than seventeen in fact. I had no firm idea about how long I would stay but after about nine months and some difficult times I had to make a decision … Continue reading

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