Just a few random updates, nothing exciting.
Well, depends on who you are, I suppose. In fact, some of them, if not all are very exciting to me.
I’ll start again.
Hey wow! Guess what’s going on in my life! It’s all groovy and neato.
I think ‘K‘ might have finished shooting. I’m not sure, but there are some crew photos flying around and I’m fairly certain it was due to finish the weekend just gone.
This isn’t really news, is it? It’s just a bit of pointless conjecture.
And talking of pointless conjecture, I think ‘The Wrong Door’ (the BBC3 sketch show) might have finished shooting too. This is an even more spurious piece of guesswork, since I have absolutely no idea when it was shooting or how long for.
I did have a text from one of the CGI guys telling me he’d seen some of my stuff which I think might have been in the last batch. Obviously they were saving the best for last.
Either that or they were hoping they’d have enough material from everyone else and wouldn’t need to use my pitiful efforts.
Either way, I think it’s done now.
Something I am more sure about – the first draft of the new script went down well. I’ve got a couple of pages of notes to action, but they don’t amount to much more than a few superficial changes – there’s nothing major which needs changing and shouldn’t take long to do.
Although that may just be my eternally optimistic memory playing me up again.
I should double-check that.
After that’s done, the way is surprisingly clear. There’s nothing immediately pressing which needs doing. There are another couple of films slated to shoot this year; but until people get back to me with notes, there’s nothing I can do. Which means, apart from tweaking the new script as it heads for production, I’ve got some free time.
I can write whatever I want!
The plan is to focus more on TV stuff, since I have a fair few films in pre-production/development (12-ish) and any one of them could explode into something amazing or disappear up their collective arses at any moment.
I think I’ve done as much as I can there for the time being, and although I will work on anything interesting which comes my way, TV would seem to be a better bet for a more financially stable future.
With that in mind, I’m going to start by writing down the list of potential ideas which have been swimming aimlessly round my skull for years now, put them in order of attractiveness and write some sort of pitch document for each one.
In theory, I should end up with a dozen or so of these outlines which I can maybe use to generate some interest.
Who wants to lay odds on me starting another low-budget film next week?
In the next month? 99% in favour – no bet. 😉