My forearms start to cramp up. I'm poised in an awkward position the middle of a room under the hot beam of a studio light. The scene I'm filming is suddenly tense. The actors stop talking, fold their arms and stare pensively at each other. Total silence descends upon the set, and suddenly I really, really need to burp. Making movies is harder than I imagined. I was on the set of Derby Soap Opera, an ambitious film project orchestrated by Italian director Marinella Senatore. "
The forthcoming Oscar-nominated documentary Saving Facetrails Mohammad Jawad as he returns to Pakistan, the country of his birth, to help victims of acid violence.
The Sun reports Downton Abbey writer Julian Fellowes was "virtually mobbed" by film executives after the show picked up a major award at the Golden Globes on Sunday. From the tone of the article, it sounds like a movie version of the ITV drama is pretty much a certainty... Well, you can count me out.