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World-famous potter Warren MacKenzie dies at 94

It was sad to hear the news that Warren MacKenzie died peacefully at home in Stillwater last week. He was 94. I was fortunate enough to meet Warren last year in Stillwater, USA, during filming of two documentaries for Goldmark….

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PRIME VIDEO: NOW STREAMING. The Schoolgirl The Nazis And The Purple Triangles

The award winning documentary The Schoolgirl The Nazis And The Purple Triangles is now available to stream on Amazon Prime Video in USA and UK. This film is true story of a young girl's courageous stand against the nazis. Based on the Simone Arnold Liebster book Facing the Lion. Memoirs of a Young Girl in Nazi Europe .

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DOCUMENTARIES featuring Warren MacKenzie, Randy Johnston and Walter Keeler

Two new documentaries for Goldmark have recently been released. the first is short promo a film I shot in USA to promote the upcoming exhibition of Warren MacKenzie and Randy Johnston | Two Great American Potters. The second is Walter Keeler: Treasures of the Everyday. A documentary film about the famous UK potter.

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Editing the Major League Rugby Highlights Show

Rugby is the fastest growing sport in the United States and 2018 has seen the introduction of a new professional league, Major League Rugby. Over the last few weeks, I've been busy editing an MLR highlights show for New York online Rugby TV show, Rugby Wrap Up. Watch the shows after the jump…

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Behind the scenes, filming new docs in USA

Over the last two weeks, I had the exciting opportunity to film two new documentary films for WeLoveClay.com alongside photographer Jay Goldmark. The films feature two of Americas leading ceramics artists, Randy Johnston and Warren MacKenzie. While in America, we filmed and edited a behind the scenes promo video which you can see here

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6 Nations video edits featured on idustrialrevolution.com

idustrialrevolution.com who create professionally designed plugins and templates for Final Cut Pro X, have featured my editing work for New York based Rugby Wrap Up on their news page. The article shows how the RWU uses XEffects 3D Sports Graphics throughout our recent NatWest 6 Nations shows..

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The greatest sports documentary of all time?

Living With Lions is the warts and all documentary account of the historic 1997 British and Irish Lions Tour of South Africa. This defined sports documentary making for a generation. For me, it combines my love of rugby, and little known to me at the time would be a big influence on my future as a documentary filmmaker.

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MUSIC: Every Valley by Public Service Broadcasting

Public service Broadcasting have a fantastic new album. Every Valley is a chronicle of the rise and destruction of the Welsh coalmining industry and features the voice of Richard Burton, James Dean Bradfield of Welsh band Manic Street Preachers as well as a Welsh language song performed by Lisa Jên Brown 

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PODCASTS: Adam Buxton talks to documentary film maker Adam Curtis.

Adam Curtis is one of my favorite documentary filmmakers and Adam Buxton hosts one of my favorite podcasts. So I was very excited to hear Buxton's latest episode featured Curtis himself in a fascinating listen. Curtis describes his work as journalism that happens to be expounded via the medium of film. What I especially love about Curtis style of filmmaking is the way he uses old discarded BBC news footage, the kind of footage you usually don't get to see, and plays it back to us in long, uncut edits that viewers are not used to seeing with today's short attention spans.

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NETFLIX: Five Came Back. Excellent new documentary series from Netflix

I recently got around to watching the excellent three part Netflix documentary series by Mark Harris. Five Came Back tells the riveting story of US studio directors’ impact on the Second World War.

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