Archive for January, 2007

London’s Burning, tales of my journey Jan 25 – 30th ’07


Arrived in London about seven hours ago. The flight went well. They gave me a free Johnny Walker Red, and a red wine with dinner. So that was pretty good. Also, they showed the Gondry movie, ‘Science of Sleep’, which I liked a lot.

I’m staying at the Shaftsbury Kensington, its in central/west London in a pretty posh nieghborhood. My room is probably 100 sq. ft, but I have a 42″ plasma TV, and when I asked reception for a video cable to hook up my laptop they gave me a THX monster brand cable!

hogarth st.

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There May Be Pleasure (2007)

There May Be Pleasure - production still 1photo by Jaime Boyd

There May Be Pleasure is the story of two college students, Nathan and Keren. While working on a project together for film class, Nathan realizes he is more interested in Keren, than his studies. The story unfolds through a series of sequences Nathan is filming for the project. In each progressive shot, we follow Nathan’s internal dialog as it reveals more of how he feels about Keren.

The filming of There May Be Pleasure utilized many different techniques for its visual effects. The image was filmed directly off the projector screen, footage was also scanned, manipulated and filmed off an lcd, net filtration was used to differentiate imagination from reality and the film was shot chronologically utilizing all ‘first takes’, for a completely in camera edit.


  • Straight 8 Art and 8 of the Best – Official Selection – London, United Kingdom – January 29, 2007
  • Pumelo Independent Film Festival – Official Selection – Mumbai, India – March 20, 2007
  • Back Alley Film Festival – Official Selection – Tucson, Arizona, USA – May 26th, 2007
  • Strawberry Super 8 Festival – Official Selection (OOC) – Cambridge, United Kingdom – June 2nd, 2007
  • SUPER 8 MM FESZTIVAL – Official Selection – Szeged, Hungary – September 7, 2007
  • AZAdigitalCINEMAfestival – Official Selection – Cinema Museum of Thessaloniki, Greece – October 6, 2007
  • Kodak & Milano Cinema Super 8 Film Festival Italy – Official Selection – Milan, Italy – October 24, 2009

Read the production journal for There May Be Pleasure on page 16 and 17 of the 03/2008 issue of SmallFormat magazine. The journal was published as part of the “My Film Diary” promotional campaign sponsored by Kodak.

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