Andy Leonard – Out with a Bang!

Andy Leonard – Out with a Bang!

As many of you know the then chair of BECTU’s Western Freelance Branch and Lighting Camerman, Andy Leonard sadly died in the summer of 2012. Last Friday 19th July Andy Leonard’s sister and his family organized the most wonderful celebration of Andy’s life, timed for what would have been his 50th birthday. Many of his family and friends gathered, ate, drank and exchanged stories. An ad hoc band, (called “Ad Hoc”)  played, there was...

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Hard Road West – documentary movie

Hard Road West – documentary movie

I’ve just completed a website for a colleague who has made a docu-drama called Hard Road West about the “Donner Party”.April 1846. The United States are just 69 years old and 2 families, with no experience of exploration, embark on a marathon journey into the unknown. California, at that time Mexican territory, is 2,400 miles away and, travelling by wagon train at 2 miles an hour, they hope to reach their ‘promised...

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