Midlands telly legends Des Tong and Gary James joined us at the Jam House in Birmingham’s St Paul’s Square this morning to shoot their contributions to the first episode of Birmingham Now. The full show will be released via YouTube on 25 November.
Steve and Chrissie met up with Stourbridge actor Alan Birch and Kinver author Al Smith yesterday to discuss the supernatural-themed theatrical productions they mount as Weeping Bank and their first Black Country Horror Shorts Film Festival. The interview will appear in the first episode of Birmingham Now.
Chrissie and Steve headed down to Birmingham’s Uprawr Studios this afternoon to film a Birmingham Now segment in which co-host Des Tong interviewed Wolverhampton-born singer-songwriter Rebecca Downes. Here’s a shot of Steve with Rebecca afterwards.
The first teaser for the new monthly magazine show Birmingham Now, starring Gary Jones and Des Tong, went live tonight and you can view it here. The series launches on YouTube on 25 November.
Steve and Chrissie met with local tv legends Gary James and Des Tong this morning, to film a promotional teaser for the upcoming online magazine show Birmingham Now. The first episode is due to air on 25 November, and monthly thereafter. You can subscribe for free here.
Birmingham baker Annabel de Vetten is famous for her horror-themed cakes, whilst Victoria Price’s father Vincent was both a legend of horror cinema and a renowned gourmet. When they joined forces in May 2017 to present an event of creepy confections and macabre memories at the historic Electric Cinema, our own Steve Green dropped by […]
The Black Country Horror Shorts Film Festival has invited our own Steve Green to join horror author Adam Nevill as a judge for its inaugural event in Kinver next January. The suggestion came from Adam, whom Steve interviewed for a Birmingham tv channel back in 2017 (you can see the two parts here and here). […]
We heard today our short film Monsters has made it through to the final round of this year’s Las Vegas Global Film Fest. A total of 3285 entries have been whittled down to just 140, so we have our fingers (and toes) crossed it will make the programme. More news soon!
Steve met with Birmingham actors Jake Fitzpatrick and Valentina Tesi tonight, to discuss their participating in our short film Terror at Bell’s End. Thanks to Chiltern Railways’ inept staffing levels, the meeting was shorter than planned, but it’s always great to meet people with energy and enthusiasm for their craft.
Today is the 130th anniversary of the birth of legendary film-maker James Whale, director of such horror classics as Frankenstein, Bride of Frankenstein and The Invisible Man — as well as mainstream hits such as Journey’s End and Show Boat. To mark the occasion, we went to his former home town, Dudley, where a large […]