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Reed Short Film 2014 Longlist

Fantastic that “The Memory Palace” has made it to the Reed Short Film Competition 2014 longlist.

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http://www.reed.co.uk/film/longlist

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The Memory Palace

We made the deadline with our film The Memory Palace for the Reed 2014 short film competition.

“Work created by artist Maxine King would not be the same without her family. The Memory Palace is a series of interconnecting sculptures that draws inspiration from not only the natural environment and found objects, but also her children.”

A film by KINGSTREETIMAGES

Music: “Night Owl” by Broke for Free

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Camo Ankle Shemagh

Camo Ankle Shemagh

I bought some props for a possible short that I was going to put into the reed.co.uk short film competition, which closes on the 22nd January . Not sure if I’m going do it or not, but bought a few props anyhow. The shemagh came in handy for keeping my toes warm when elevating my foot. I always thought that elevating your leg or foot was just a comedy artifice popularised by Laurel and Hardy. But as is the case in most things you don’t find out until it affects you. For the unbroken: it reduces swelling and other things that I instantly forgot upon hearing but seemed very important.

In two minds whether to shoot the short as trying to do so on crutches doesn’t seem to be conducive to a stress free day. With that in mind I tried to shoot some stuff yesterday as a tester, and it’s amazing how quickly you adapt to the circumstances.

I’ll just have to think through my shots and script and perhaps adapt accordingly. It would be such a shame to not shoot it as the theme is # Family Business, and I’ve recruited my son Jago King for the film. The intention was to shoot it over the Christmas Holidays but that soon flew by.

Perhaps I’ll cancel the Steadicam and go with a tripod and several chairs scattered around my locations.

Still have a few days to decide before it’s too late…