26 Aug 2019 - 'The Perished' Frightfest Premiere

August 26th, 2019.

Caution : heavy machinery currently being used in the construction of this incomplete journal.

Cool poster! (although in a more literal sense, every lightbox in the Cineworld foyer was emitting heat, especially the large LCD wall’o’lights)… so I guess this is a Cool Warm poster.

Cool poster! (although in a more literal sense, every lightbox in the Cineworld foyer was emitting heat, especially the large LCD wall’o’lights)… so I guess this is a Cool Warm poster.

“I don’t have a lanyard. Make the call!”  As previously noted, if you’re not wearing a lanyard at Frightfest, it means you’re either Too Important To Wear One… or don’t have one because you’re not important enough to have one.

“I don’t have a lanyard. Make the call!”
As previously noted, if you’re not wearing a lanyard at Frightfest, it means you’re either Too Important To Wear One… or don’t have one because you’re not important enough to have one.

“Wait… where’s that Fish Head Guy that was wandering around with a plastic machete earlier? I’ll only take questions from him… ”  Fish-headed monsters ask the tough questions.

“Wait… where’s that Fish Head Guy that was wandering around with a plastic machete earlier? I’ll only take questions from him… ”
Fish-headed monsters ask the tough questions.

“I mean… I have to assume one of you is a Director… who is it, and why aren’t you directing?”  This is certainly the largest assemblage in front of the glowing backlit white wall

“I mean… I have to assume one of you is a Director… who is it, and why aren’t you directing?”
This is certainly the largest assemblage in front of the glowing backlit white wall

“That’s a BRIGHT WALL!! DON’T LOOK AT IT!! Okay, some of you looked at it because I was pointing at it, but you’ve just failed the test of do as I say, not do as I point. You know who you are”

“That’s a BRIGHT WALL!! DON’T LOOK AT IT!! Okay, some of you looked at it because I was pointing at it, but you’ve just failed the test of do as I say, not do as I point. You know who you are”

“Everybody scream in terror! Or say ‘cheese’ or whatever!”

“Everybody scream in terror! Or say ‘cheese’ or whatever!”

Identification of Four People pending.

Identification of Four People pending.

All but two people on the imdb page for ‘The Perished’ are grey silhouettes…  Noelle Clarke or Courtney Mckeon?

All but two people on the imdb page for ‘The Perished’ are grey silhouettes…
Noelle Clarke or Courtney Mckeon?

“Free Hugs! At Frightfest! Live Dangerously! C’MON!!!!”

“Free Hugs! At Frightfest! Live Dangerously! C’MON!!!!”

“Yeah… he does that. Did it on set too. Lost two key grips and a best boy that way… still worth it though”

“Yeah… he does that. Did it on set too. Lost two key grips and a best boy that way… still worth it though”

“Did I skin it myself?”

“Did I skin it myself?”

“I wore a Frightfest T-shirt to promote my movie at this Festival. You can’t get any more Team Player!”  I believe this is director Paddy Murphy

“I wore a Frightfest T-shirt to promote my movie at this Festival. You can’t get any more Team Player!”
I believe this is director Paddy Murphy

“No… on second thoughts I DON’T want to look directly at the camera…”

“No… on second thoughts I DON’T want to look directly at the camera…”

“Don’t mind me. Just plotting deep, horrible, vengeance upon all my enemies”  Hey, bruv. Mind if I give you the address of my train company?

“Don’t mind me. Just plotting deep, horrible, vengeance upon all my enemies”
Hey, bruv. Mind if I give you the address of my train company?

I’ll be honest… at this point I had no idea how many more of these I’d be doing… and my decision to only bring a single 16GB SD card for a camera with 36Megapixel resolution was starting to look curiously naive.

Still…. who’s up for another? Stand by….

In the meantime, why not take a break by following me on Twitter, Facebook, or checking my Archive of Premieres? (Or asking me to be production photographer on your next motion picture epic?")