This is a film that I wrote and directed for the Twickenham & Thames Valley Beekeepers Association in 2019.
It presented no end of logistical challenges.
Cinematographer: Candida Richardson
Producer: Laurel Parker
Sound Recordist: Rory Smith
Composer: Henry Bird
Post Production Sound: 5A Studios
Post Production Grade: Wash London
Narrator: Holli Dillon
Recognition from the charity sector.
Tricky filming conditions
Nominated for Best British Short Film (TBA)
Rory Smith the sound recordist
Microphones placed inside a hive
This film is also streaming on the website of the national organisation. "A lovely film".
The film will screen at this festival in Hungary with dates set for mid September.
Macro lens work
Adding colour to beekeeping
The TTVBKA members being filmed
The film crew in bee suits
Evening light with the smokers creating a haze
Also selected for the Inheritance Film Festival with a broadcast screening in March 2021. Further details to follow.
Interviewing the patron and former local MP: Sir Vince Cable
The director’s view of Vince Cable MP
Broadcast on NVTV (25/6 March) and Latest TV Brighton, KMTV Kent, Notts TV Nottingham and Sheffield Live Local TV (18 April 2021)