I think whenever you write something you want people to like it. The best way to do that, usually, is to write what you think is good. That’s basically what everyone tries to do… just to write what they think is good. Part of that is staying true to the characters and the world (which makes it a kids show by it’s design)… and part of that is introducing deeper concepts that we, as writers, are curious about exploring (which makes it more interesting for adults).
Sam was a bin, and a tragic sort of character. His friend Watson always managed to diet so easily, using the recycling diet, (a very popular method) whereas Sam just couldn’t control himself.
They came to prominence in the noughties, with Damien Rice leaving the band, but leading to no lack of success for them: They released hits such as ‘Rocky took a lover’, ‘Flame’ and ‘Blue Lights On The Runway’ and are often been compared to bands like Talking Heads.
Kamila Dydyna launched a crowdfunding campaign for the short film Testimony, her debut in the writing/directing field. Testimony is the true story of a 9-year-old called as a witness in a domestic violence court hearing. Her mother is the plaintiff and her father the defendant.
I speak to young filmmaker Arran Bradstock about how he got into film, where he’s going with it and his latest short ‘The Long Haul‘.