Just a quick update to say I am on the Isle of White for the Easter break working at Osborne House. I will do a proper update when I get back as I have reports on Memorabilia and the NuView Film Festival which I attended with Sean. I have also added a couple of new Xena items on my Etsy shop, please check it out, hope you like and I will add my new posting next week
Etsy Xenajo Creations
Still here just about!
Well since posting last have done a couple of things. Done a days filming on a new ITV police drama called Chasing Shadows which hopefully will get a few more days on. A day on the set of the US hit TV series 24 playing an MP which was fun.
The aviation documentary I filmed last year aired on BBC2 last week, such a shame my scenes were cut so short or not ending in the final cut but at least you do see me in a couple of shots.
Also weekend just gone I did some filming for an audition piece for the TV show Game of Thrones. Sean and I traveled up to the stables where the jousting horse are kept and we filmed a specially written scene. It all went really well and just waiting for it to get edited together so it can go off the the people concerned. Fingers crossed! We invited our friend Lusete to come along and take some photos and she caught some great shots. Here is one she took and added a castle into the background.
Photo by Luste
Well just waiting to hear about other projects, will keep you posted as and when it comes in.
Ooh quick before I disappear again! I can’t apologise enough about the constant breakdowns on the site, it is out of my control and I can’t stop them. All I can say is hang in there the blog will not stop, it just keeps having hiccups! So thanks for keep popping back trust me its not going anywhere. In the meantime those on Facebook can keep track of whats going on.
Well Christmas has been and gone and we are already ploughing into the new year at a pace. So first thing that came up was some work on a new movie called The Secret Service starring Samuel L Jackson and Colin Firth. I have had several days work on this at Leavsden Studios and the film has now wrapped.
Some of the most upsetting news came early in January, the sudden passing of a dear friend, the actress Alexandra Bastedo. She was the founder of the animal sanctuary that I have been supporting with Sean, you will have read earlier posts of the events on my page of the open weekends. Now that Alex is gone the future of the sanctuary is uncertain. Alex’s last wish was for the sanctuary to continue and everyone involved is committed to make it so. The charity runs on donations and nothing else and all the volunteers are unpaid. Please help and either follow and support their FB page or website and any donation will help no matter how small. Here is the link to the FB page ABC Animal Sanctuary and their website ABC Website I shall be supporting the open weekend in June again as they will need the support more than ever.
On a slightly happier note I went on my first snowboarding holiday to France which was awesome. It came about unexpectedly, I wasn’t down to go but due to unforeseen circumstances a place became available. The location was stunning and I’m proud to say on the last day I snowboarded down 2500 feet which was an amazing achievement. Very chuffed and was an amazing experience shared with Sean, we even stopped and had iced tea and a twix on the way down! Here is a photo taken from our balcony of the part of the mountain we came down.
The Tales of Albion is still ticking over even though I did my filming on it nearly a year ago they have just started the last block of filming. As there are so many extra things they need to keep the production values, they have started a kick starter fund as they need some extra pennies to get it finished. Please check it out and consider offering a small amount. This will also help speed up the release date which is due around Oct/Nov time. Here is the link to the page with more info of the film and what they need the funds for Tales of Albion Kick starter
In the meantime they have started releasing the posters for each of the Tales as a teaser, check out the one for the tale I’m in.
Well thats it for now, a few small filming projects are in the pipeline and will let you know more about them when they happen. In the meantime check out the movie The Monuments Men due out on the 14th Feb, hopefully you will see yours truly in it at the bar in the pub!