Scorhill

Scorhill

This magnificent stone circle is the first that we ever shot serious footage at for ‘Standing with Stones’. Sadly though, Scorhill does not appear in the final film. Why? Well, Rupert and I first shot ‘serious footage’ for Standing with Stones...
Yellowmead

Yellowmead

“It looks like a target to me!” So says Rupert of the Yellowmead quadruple stone circle in the South West of Dartmoor. Not that he or I seriously suggest in the film that it was for Neolithic hunting practise (“Nearest spear to the middle...
SHOOT DIARY – Gutter Tor

SHOOT DIARY – Gutter Tor

Dartmoor – 21st June, 2006 I really can’t explain this. Altitude sickness? Dartmoor madness? Whatever. We’re sitting high up on the tor with open views across the moor. Perhaps we’re just feeling pleased with ourselves. We had just finished...
SHOOT DIARY – Fernworthy, Dartmoor

SHOOT DIARY – Fernworthy, Dartmoor

Devon, 10th December, 2005 The whole enterprise nearly came to an end this morning. My GPS took me up a Devon lane that was far too narrow for The Bus and it almost became wedged fast in the road. At the time, I thought the sides were being torn off but the damage was...
Early Days shooting Standing with Stones

Early Days shooting Standing with Stones

Early days for this blog but about time I did something about the early days of making this film. A couple of months after Rupert and I had finally decided to ‘green light’ production of Standing with Stones, in early December 2005 I set off on my own...