The Downs

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“The Downs” – A need for a read!

Script readings save hours of writing.


Yep, it’s true. A few hours spent having a script read-through will save you hours in writing and rewriting. And this Tuesday evening, I was lucky enough to have persuaded six splendid actors to come into Pogo and read through my latest feature screenplay, “The Downs”.

Of course, none of this is rocket surgery [sic], and you would have thought a man of 47 would have had a script-read of a feature script before now, but I hadn’t. Having now achieved this life goal, I am consequently a more complete and self-satisfied, smug middle-aged man. Yay!

But what of the script in the first place? I hear three people yelling. Well Pogo Films needed a micro budgeted feature that fulfilled a number of criteria and as resident writer, I was on it. You shouldn’t write to a budget, I know that. But what happens if whilst thinking with those restrictions, you come up with a good idea? One is hardly likely to throw it out on moralistic grounds and set out to write something much more expensive and maybe more poop!

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Great Developments, Great Films

From great development, comes great films!


Not only does this creatively apply to the slate of feature films that we are developing, but also to the innovative method which enables it.

By using new investment schemes for investors to participate and benefit from an exciting and creative process, we can provide opportunity for creatives to be exactly that – creative!

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DaVinci Resolve at Pogo!

Here at Pogo Films we are excited to finally announce the arrival of Blackmagic Design: DaVinci Resolve. Widely recognised as the world’s most powerful colour correction tool, Pogo can now advance even further in its creativity and control of grading and take a step up from the great visuals previously produced using the Quantel IQ […]

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    Great Developments, Great Films

    From great development, comes great films!


    Not only does this creatively apply to the slate of feature films that we are developing, but also to the innovative method which enables it.

    By using new investment schemes for investors to participate and benefit from an exciting and creative process, we can provide opportunity for creatives to be exactly that – creative!

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