Welcome to the SIREN blog

Read about the film progress from casting and locations to crowdfunding and festivals ….

Meet The Crew – Q&A’s

Louise Marie Cooke // Writer & Director … 15 May 2013
Laura Bellingham // Director of Photography … 18 May 2013
Victoria Wijeratne // Composer … 21 May 2013
Neil Fergusson // Editor … 24 May 2013
Anna Page // Production Designer … 28 May 2013
Elizabeth Pencavel // Assistant Director … 30 May 2013

Production Updates

Production Update! … 15 February 2013
Casting Update … 19 April 2013
Locations … 7 May 2013
Production Diary 1 … 29 May 2013
Production Diary 2 … 5 June 2013
Production Diary 3 … 15 June 2013
The Shoot … 23 June 2013
Post-Production … 15 March 2014
Behind The Scenes – Recording The Score … 2 April 2014

Production Diary 1

Three weeks to go!

I’m currently in the process of storyboarding the film and writing up a shot list, this process has got me thinking about the story in a deeper way. Analyzing each detail and action, each bit of dialogue, and thinking about what I want to portray in each shot.

During this process I have looked to other directors. Firstly looking at the films of Pedro Almodóvar and I found this quote by him which I really like:

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