Monthly Archives: March 2011

Filming in Bookshops

We are now a few days into our bookshop shoot, and the novelty of spending all day in atmospheric bookshops is showing no signs of wearing off. In between takes, I find myself spotting nearby volumes and curiosities that threaten … Continue reading

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Production begins

Things have stormed ahead recently in the production of The Last Bookshop. We can now welcome Joe into our cast, to play the part of the Boy who discovers the last ever bookshop. Here is Joe rehearsing alongside our Shopkeeper, … Continue reading

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Interviewing MR. Books

The Last Bookshop will be a film about books. About hoarding books and safeguarding and valuing them. About passing them on to future generations. About an old man’s memories and a child’s first encounters of reading. But it will also … Continue reading

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Alfred Hoffman is our Shopkeeper!

We are delighted to reveal that the Shopkeeper in The Last Bookshop will be played by the wonderful Alfred Hoffman. Alfred has been acting for over half a century, so it is a real honour for us to welcome him … Continue reading

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Test footage: colour grading

Here’s last week’s test footage that we shot in Treadwell’s bookshop in London. Our aim here was to sympathetically light a character’s simple movement through a book-lined space. The composition and content is nothing special, and we have some intern … Continue reading

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