Communicator Award 2014 Win!

Communicator Award 2014

I’m delighted to announce that Every Time I See You I Go Wild (the video I Directed & Produced for B.E.F featuring Kim Wilde) has just been selected by The Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts to receive a 2014 Communicator Award.

“The Communicator Awards are judged and overseen by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA), a 600+ member organization of leading professionals from various disciplines of the visual arts dedicated to embracing progress and the evolving nature of traditional and interactive media.  Current IAVA membership represents a “Who’s Who” of acclaimed media, advertising, and marketing firms including:  AirType Studio, Condè Nast, Disney, Keller Crescent, Lockheed Martin, Monster.com, MTV, rabble+rouser, Time Inc., Tribal DDB, Yahoo!, and many others.”

This is my second Commie. I’ll put it next to the first, which I keep under the bed.

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The Meaning of LIFF

London Independent Film Festival logo

More film festival news!  The ‘Every Time I See You I Go Wild’ promo that I directed & produced for B.E.F., featuring Kim Wilde, has just been selected by the 11th London Independent Film Festival (LIFF). It will be screened 6pm, Saturday 12th April, at Shortwave Cinema, as part of their music video & sci-fi evening. Tickets for this event (and for the rest of the festival, which runs from 10-24 April) are available now, via their web site.

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SENE Film, Music & Arts Festival Select B.E.F. Kim Wilde Promo

SENE Film, Music & Arts Festival 2014 laurels

Yet more news on the film festival front! As readers of this blog may remember, last year, the SENE Film Music & Arts Festival screened the ‘Every Time I See You I Go Wild’ B.E.F. Kim Wilde music video (that I Directed & Produced) at Rhode Island Comic Con. I guess they liked it, because the video has just been selected for their main festival.

SENE Film, Music & Arts Festival takes place 22-27 April, 2014, in Providence, Rhode Island.  ‘Every Time I See You I Go Wild’ will be screened there on Wednesday, 23 April at 6:45 PM.

More info: http://www.senefest.com/

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Rincon International Film Festival Select Kim Wilde B.E.F. Promo

Rincon International Film festival select Paul D's Kim Wilde B.E.F. music video

Hot on the heels of the announcement that my ‘Every Time I See You I Go Wild’ B.E.F. Kim Wilde music video has been selected by the St. Albans International Film Festival, comes the news that it has just been selected by the Rincon International Film Festival (RIFF).

RIFF, “the most celebrated film festival in Puerto Rico,” takes place at the resort of Rincon, between 7th & 13th April and includes screenings on the beech front during the day and amongst the palm trees at night. Tempted to go is an understatement.

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Panasonic GH4 & Comodo Orbit – Hands On at BVE 2014

Panasonic GH4

Panasonic GH4

Panasonic GH4

Last week I got my hands on the new Panasonic GH4. I must admit that when I first heard about the GH4 and, more to the point, saw those photos of the DMW-YAGH interface (which seemed to have all the visual appeal of a Steve Jobs memorial statue) I was underwhelmed. However, getting up close and personal with them and seeing what they can achieve, has changed my mind and left me feeling excited about this camera’s possibilities. Continue reading

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