Creating a trailer

There’s a lot going on now that Christmas Day is over! We’re now in the race to get our crowd funding campaign up and running to raise the £15,000 we need to make this film. The main thing we need doing for the campaign is creating a trailer for the film to ramp up people’s interest in the project. The trailer is currently being shot, with Hong Kong coastal areas standing in for the Caribbean. We’re hoping to have the campaign up before January, and every little helps so if anyone could spare even a pound to put towards this film we would be incredibly grateful. Here are some stills from the film’s...

More costumes

Here are some more costume pictures! These ones are for the characters Nathaniel and...

Anne Bonny’s costume: first look

Here is the first look at costumes, pictures courtesy of our production and costume designer, Nansu Laine. This picture is of Anne Bonny’s costume, she has a hole cut into her skirts for easy access to the dagger!

Casting

  The casting for this film is high on our list of important elements of this production. As Clint Eastwood once said that to make a good film, “50% of is good writing, 50% is good casting, then the director just has to not f*ck it up” We decided to begin the casting early on and hold multiple rounds of auditions to be sure we were making the right choices. The first auditions were held in early December and we saw a good 30 people in person and had another 10 self tapes from actors unable to attend the auditions. Although our casting assistant was missing in action, it was a very positive round of auditions. We saw some phenomenal actors and actresses as well as a couple of very strange individuals, putting it lightly, who made for a very interesting audition period. We have 9 people coming back for callbacks during the first week of January – 3 people for each of the lead roles. The final decisions between the returning 9 is going to be difficult as all bring something different and something brilliant to the characters but we are sure to find a fantastic cast to bring the story to life in the near...