FILM LEGENDS

MARCUS NISPEL, SHANE MARTIN & HOWARD GUARD Working in film you get to meet people from all walks of life, this is what makes it such an amazing Industry. We sometimes think the famous people are the ones that are special, but its a combination of the many factors that leads one to success andContinue reading “FILM LEGENDS”

Working abroad

follow me on brucemac1 on my instagram account Arriving in a new country and building a new client base and work flow is harder than you can imagine. Especially in a country where the language is not English. Accordingly My strategy, was invest time and effort back into myself and the art of making films,Continue reading “Working abroad”

DIRECTING AN ACTION SEQUENCE

Is being a movie director a glitzy job full of glamour and wealth ? The answer is ‘no’ Its hard work, lots of preparation and a lifetime of living, and loads of perseverance to get to the top of the mountain, much like any industry. But know, that the tall tree catches all the wind!!!!Continue reading “DIRECTING AN ACTION SEQUENCE”

RESIDENCY IN PORTUGAL

What’s needed for Residency? My wife a British citizen and is a Resident of Portugal, and with Brexit, she had to apply for a Residency certificate. This allowed the family to apply for re-unification. A lengthy process but it’s done. In order to achieve residency the documents you need all have to be Apostilled &Continue reading “RESIDENCY IN PORTUGAL”

AWARD

Congrats to our team Joe Piscatella, Luke Mason, Chris Mason who directed the film Last Known Co-ordinates, our protagonist and co-director Chris Bertish who captured the imagery of his journey on a GO PRO, which enabled the film makers to put together this unique film for their first official selection of our documentary. The filmContinue reading “AWARD”

JUST STAYING ALIVE?

Is one still useful in the work environment when you 50+ This is a good question, especially when in a new country, – are you marketable?, do you skills meet the requirements of a new destination, will language be an issue? In film, like good red wines, a Director should get better as he/she isContinue reading “JUST STAYING ALIVE?”

Sometimes its best to say nothing at all

From Porto – ‘The CITY OF ANGELS‘

How much would you pay to pee ?

“Spend a penny” is a phrase that I recall, it cost a penny to pee. Then there’s spend a penny, which comes from the earliest public toilets, which had locks on the doors which cost a penny to open. This practice appears to have begun in the 1850s, when the first public toilets were opened in London, howeverContinue reading “How much would you pay to pee ?”

You want to loose weight?

Discovery medical aid in South Africa say you should do 10,000 steps, – well we do this daily but not only do we do it, we do 36 odd floors as part of the daily step regime. I am becoming a BOSS !!! To start each day we walk to the bakery and grab freshContinue reading “You want to loose weight?”