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Dead Man Walking – Episode 3

Hi, I’m Steve, I work on sound with Berry Productions and can occasionally be found doing some acting as well! Look out for me in ‘The New Family Corporation’ (at the bottom of this post)! We’re also currently in production of a music video for my new song ‘Mama’ for Cancer UK.

Recently, I’ve  also been documenting my adventures in ‘Dead Man Walking’. Welcome to episode 3!

So…. It’s been a while but I finally had chance to edit episode 3.

This challenge was designed to test me on every single level. It did.

The idea was simple, get blindfolded, taken to an unknown location, with no map, no compass and no phone.

The reality of this challenge set in pretty quickly. I was told to wear a ‘tracker’ on my leg for safety reasons and I had to have some means of communication, which meant strapping an iPhone to my leg with gaffer tape. Two birds, one stone. The phone was unusable , plus it was gaffer taped to my leg so I didn’t WANT to take it off. I couldn’t.

So they blindfolded me and took me to said location. The feeling was nothing like I’d ever had before. I usually know where I am at any given time, how I got there, how to get back. Coupled with having no phone, no map and no real idea where I was, it was really cool. I had nothing leading me back home, but a sense of direction. Proper man stuff!

I was living again!!! away from all the hustle and bustle of the city. Just me, my thoughts and a camera!

I was busy doing a PTC when I fell into a ditch. Not even a big one. Unfortunately I broke the camera when I fell. I hit the grass, my cam hit concrete. My only way of keeping sane on this adventure was talking to the camera, and now it was gone!

I carried on even though I couldnt film anything, but my bruised morale couldn’t take it. I walked around 6-8 miles (google earth says) until I found civilisation and hitch-hiked home. This story pains me, because it didn’t finished the way it should’ve. But I made it home. Thats all that matters.

Cheers for having a skeg at my sweaty blog!

Steve x

WARNING: Contains strong language

 Here’s our latest short film, starring my good self – ‘The New Family Corporation’

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Steve

Written by Steve Fettis – Actor/Post-Production Sound at Berry Productions.

Subscribe to Steve’s YouTube Channel for more of his adventures – foureyez.tv

 

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Dead Man Walking – Episode 2

Steve2Hi, I’m Steve, I work on sound with Berry Productions and can occasionally be found doing some acting as well! Look out for me in ‘The New Family Corporation’ (at the bottom of this post)! We’re also currently in production of a music video for my new song ‘Mama’ for Cancer UK.

Recently, I’ve  also been documenting my adventures in ‘Dead Man Walking’. Welcome to episode 2…

So, I’m sitting here a day after launch of episode 2 and the response has been incredible! I never actually expected people to watch it, and to WANT to watch it. Wow!

Filming episode 2, was a lot harder than the first one, because there was a bit more organisation involved. Getting my mates Nick and Chris in on the idea was great because I think it added a whole new dimension to the first 5 mins.

Filming the night vision stuff was great fun, albeit scary. The only problem I faced in the editing suite, was that it’s a nigh-on obsolete format (Mini-DV) camera. Although it was worth the nut ache. I was really pleased with the footage.

I later found out, there is a black panther on the loose out there, so that clearly makes me a double-hard ba***rd.

This adventure was a true test of what I can achieve. I really found this one hard, both mentally and physically. In the dark, in the middle of nowhere, on your own.. It’s a hard place to be, and I nearly gave up a few times. If it wasn’t through the support of a very good group of friends, I wouldn’t be here typing this. Episode 2 would not exist.

Physically this challenge drained me, I was carrying a lot of water on my back, and that didn’t agree too well my my legs. I ended up spraining a tendon in my foot and I’ve been limping around like a wounded donkey for about 5 days now. I’m on the mend though, so that’s awesome.

All in all, I think I can say, I’ve found something I really enjoy. From adventuring, to editing, to release. It’s really a lot of fun.

Keeps me out of the pub.

Thanks again for your time, time is precious.

Steve Dead Man Walking

WARNING: Contains strong language

 Here’s our latest short film, starring my good self – ‘The New Family Corporation’

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Steve

Written by Steve Fettis – Actor/Post-Production Sound at Berry Productions.

Subscribe to Steve’s YouTube Channel for more of his adventures – foureyez.tv

Comedy Sci-Fi eBook FREE – 4th-5th April!

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Not film related this one, but our very own Joseph Monahan, director and writer at Berry Productions, has his first published eBook on Amazon completely FREE today and tomorrow: 4th-5th April! Joe writes scripts and novels – with many of Berry’s films written by him. In the demanding and packed eBook market it’s hard to get your name heard through the vast ocean of other eBooks so he really needs everyone’s help to get his work read!

Click here to download your FREE copy now from Amazon.co.uk or click here to download FREE from Amazon.com

New DimensionSo what’s this book about? Here’s a little blurb:

“‘Intergalactic Terrorist’ follows Charlie Pinwright, possibly the most forgettable man on Earth, who, in the space of a few days, loses his job, has his flat rented out to a family of butchers and finds his girlfriend cheating on him with a Spanish cake decorator. Oh, and he is kidnapped by a crazy alien bounty hunter and sent into a new dimension full of strange worlds and even stranger characters, all who want to see poor Charlie dead!

Desperately trying to return home, Charlie finds himself a wanted man and is hunted by all the major powers of this new dimension, quickly becoming one of the most memorable men in the universe!
However there is much more at stake than his own life and he soon discovers that the fate of the entire galaxy may rest on his shoulders…

‘Intergalactic Terrorist’ is a comedic sci-fi/fantasy that is filled with brilliant characters and strange and exciting story twists!”

The book has had some great reviews – check out this amazing review – but needs more!

So please, grab yourself a FREE copy for your Kindle – or any computer, smart phone or tablet (just download the free app!) And share this amazing offer with everyone you know! Let’s get talented work read by the masses, then maybe Joe will get recognition for his script writing talents as well!

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Below is the trailer we made for the book, and below that is the Joe reading the books prologue, accompanied by pretty imagery!

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