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Diary of a Deaf Filmmaker, Month 11: My film premieres TONIGHT at Deaffest! Here’s what I learned

May 15, 2015

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We’re nearly at the end of the road for my short film The Quiet Ones. The trailer has been released and the film premiers tonight in Wolverhampton, where it is being shown at Deaffest’s 10th Anniversary (eek!). So now seems like a good time to reflect back on the whole process and share a few […]

Andy Palmer: 6 clips from deaf films that will teach you about deaf people’s lives

April 18, 2015

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At weekends and bank holidays, we publish popular articles from our archive, which you might have missed the first time round! Tell us which articles you think should be reposted by emailing thelimpingchicken@gmail.com In my last job I used to train new recruits working for the nation’s largest deafness charity, Action on Hearing Loss (formerly RNID), on a […]

Diary of a Deaf Filmmaker, Month 10: Will the audience see my film as a Deaf film or not?

March 30, 2015

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It’s not long until my film The Quiet Ones premières at this years Deaffest, so I’m beginning to wonder, “Who is going to like this film?” Will Deaf people like it? Will hearing people like it? Will ANYONE like it?! I don’t think there’s any way to predict how the film will be received by its […]

Diary of a Deaf Filmmaker, Month 9: Post production

March 4, 2015

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We’re into the final stages of post production, a time when things start to wind down and you can grab a cheeky five minutes to put your feet up… NOT! We’re all still very much busy bees and probably will be even after the film has it’s première at Deaffest. So what’s happening right now? […]

Samuel Dore: The Frustrations of being a Deaf Cinephile, Part 2 – Home Entertainment

February 27, 2015

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In my last article of The Frustrations of being a Deaf Cinephile series I wrote; I want to watch any film I want to wherever I want to and whenever I want to. For this article I’m writing about home entertainment, which includes VHS, DVD and Blu-Ray. So the quote should resonate nicely, especially when […]

Diary of a Deaf Filmmaker, Month 8: Shooting my film!

February 11, 2015

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It feels like such a long time ago but it was only the beginning of January that we completed the all important shoot. All the months of planning were gone in a flash. But how did it go…? It went pretty darn well actually! My only main concern at the time, was that the interpreters […]

Brent Macpherson: Why it’s not always easy to cast Deaf actors in major film roles

February 3, 2015

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There has been a number of articles in recent months promoting the idea that Deaf characters in films should be played by Deaf actors. I wholeheartedly agree…in theory. Globally, there are undoubtedly talented and inspiring Deaf actors who could do justice to lead roles and play Deaf characters with total authenticity; and one spin-off would […]