- You know how it happens – you're walking along the street when a lorry speeds round the corner only to sprawl a whole load of ill-gotten booty all over the road in front of you. Whoopee! Anyway a similar thing has happened here at Slackjaw Towers and I've got 4 NTSC copies of Equilibrium on VHS. Equilibrium is the last film Mark made under our roof – he promptly snaffled up the rights and released it under another company's name. But here we have a few copies and I'd imagine this tale of Neil Bentley's ascent of grit's hardest line is something of a collectors item. So we're proposing (since trade has been very slack) that the first four Americans to sign up to our mailing list with the phrase 'Give me your equilibrilised booty' and a postal address will find it coming their way.
- On the work front it's been sort of busy.
We've done a bit more filming for those big wide talk, some antics on the cliffs of Goblin Coombe and Dartmoor. And we've also done a good stint on the BMC Awards DVD, filming a few slogs up the Gylders in Snowdonia. We were real lucky with the weather and the only slight regret was only taking thermal socks.
- Also Ben did a week-long shoot in Spain filming Leo Houlding and Tim Emmett speeding around in freebie motors for Audio TV. You can get this on Sky and I'd imagine it'll be a quick turnaround, so look out for it come autumn. Be warned that, according to Ben, in one sequence the guys were doing a base jump and Tim left it terrifyingly late to pull the cord. He says it was one of the horribliest things he's seen.
- Rich, on the other hand, went on a shoot with those Bigger Picture folk from Manchester. A week filming a team building up to and then doing the Le Mans 24-hour race. Exhausting. It should be on Bravo Player late autumn and DVD around the same time.It should be worth it just for the shots they got of the mechanics sleeping in hilarious contorted poses as they wilt from fatigue during the night. Here is a photo of Loz Derioz and rich spoofing up some poppy action for a landscape shot.
- Finally, the Kili film is to be screened at the Graz Film Festival in Austria this autumn.