A moment that will always stick in my head from the Bucky shoot was on the very first morning. It had been a fairly frantic process putting all the crew and equipment together and although I knew all that was sorted, I hadn’t had a chance to get a sense of how the rest of the production would work. How would the cast be transported? Would there at least be a jar of coffee?
This embarrassing moment has to go down as one of the memorable moments during the ‘BUCKY’ shoot. We were doing some travelling shots of a kid riding his tricycle through the streets. We had a Steadycam operator, James Elias, who was hanging out of the back of a jeep trying very hard not to fall out.
I was driving, Ed Moore the DOP was in the passenger seat. In the back we had Ed Lancaster, our Key Grip along with a couple of crew, plus a load of gear. It was uncomfortable. Steve Keys was driving behind with his daughter who was on ‘Unit Photographer’ duty. We were under the flyover near Portobello in Notting Hill when I pulled over to have a chat with, ‘The Modfather’, Paul Weller Continue reading