Our January episode launched tonight, featuring all the usual fun. plus interviews with singer-songwriter Thomas Atlas and award-winning film producer Patrick Carney. You can watch it here.
Meet the newest member of the Vamporama Films family, which arrived this morning at a hefty 1.78 kilos. This Blackmagic Production 4K camera joins its cousin, a Blackmagic Pocket Cinema camera (as already used on our short film Monsters).
Steve’s guest in the January edition of Birmingham Now will be Sutton Coldfield actor and film producer Patrick Carney, whose crime drama Hello Darlin’ — directed by Gary Delaney — scooped the award for best overall film at the recent Birmingham Film Festival. Here they are at Sutton Coldfield Town Hall on Wednesday.
We were over at Sutton Coldfield Town Hall yesterday morning, filming Des Tong and Gary James the main section of Birmingham Now‘s January edition (which will be available from 27 December, the perfect tonic if you’re bored with Xmas repeats — on the telly, that is, rather than from too much turkey).
We don’t believe you can have too much of a good thing, so we’ll be posting extended versions of the interviews used in Birmingham Now over on the show’s YouTube channel, beginning with Wolverhampton-born singer-songwriter Rebecca Downes,
We were back at Birmingham’s Uprawr Studios this afternoon, to film the second of Des Tong’s ‘Featured Artist’ slots for Birmingham Now. This time, his guest was Sutton Coldfield-born singer-songwriter Thomas Atlas, the funk artiste formerly known as Tom C Walker.
December’s Birmingham Now is now live on our YouTube channel—please subscribe here. Tune in for your passport to the Best of Brum!
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.