This is a book about the making of the ‘Beautifully British’ 100% independent feature film DEATH (A.K.A After Death in the USA/Canada). Written and produced by Multi Award Winning Director Martin Gooch it follows his journey making his first feature film including all the trials and tribulations of getting a feature film made in the UK. It includes a scene by scene account of how the movie was made, complete script of the film in original screenplay format, artwork from legendary fantasy Artist Russ Nicholson and is fully illustrated with photos from the film and many behind-the-scenes shots. It is a MUST for anyone who wants to make a feature film or just wants to know how they are made.
Following the sudden death of their last surviving parent – their Dad, two brothers and two sisters return to the family home after many years to face each other, face facts and face the future. But what do they know of the past? IMDB
This is a collection of short film scripts by multi award winning director and film maker Martin Gooch. Many of the short film scripts within this book have been made into award winning films including The Orgasm Raygun and Arthur’s Amazing Things. This is a perfect companion for someone wanting to break into the world of short films and looking for inspiration from an established film maker.
The Search for Simon is a sci-fi comedy movie and is the second feature film from Martin Gooch, multi award winning director of After Death (AKA DEATH). This is the screenplay with the original notes for the actors and writers, and the original script report. The Search for Simon is a story of love, loss, obsession and alien abduction. Thirty years ago David Jones’ younger brother Simon disappeared without trace and has never been seen since. David is still looking. This is THE SEARCH FOR SIMON. A very British Sci Fi Comedy, starring Carol Cleveland (Monty Python), Lucy Clements (ABC of DEATH), Tom Price (Torchwood) Sophie Aldred (Dr. Who), Simon Jones (Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy) and Chase Masterson (Star Trek Deep space 9). If you are a film maker and want to find out how to make and write movies then this is PERFECT for you.
David’s brother Simon disappeared when they were kids. David has spent years traveling the UK and the world, funded by a small but fortuitous lottery win, to visit people who claim to have been abducted by aliens. He has a website and Facebook group where he asks people to help in his quest, and they upload video interviews they have done for him.David has met and interviewed respected scientists as well as a colorful assortment of people who have had “close encounters.” He’s convinced he is onto something.His mother has given up hope that David will ever get a proper job–or heaven forbid–find a girl and settle down, but she point blank refuses to talk about the loss of her other son Simon.Every week David goes to the local pub to either play war-games or be in a pub quiz. His fellow pub friends are totally bored with his UFO obsession. However, Sally, a girl he met at the “Failed Suicide Club,” really likes David. But David is oblivious to Sally’s advances, and being somewhat shy, she isn’t getting very far. Will David’s search turn up an alien abduction? Will he find Simon, or love, or anything? The ending will surprise some viewers, and give closure and enjoyment to all.
Jack winter, a struggling writer lives with his 10yr old daughter Eternity in an old Gatehouse on the edge of an ancient wood. A new commission for Jack coincides with the discovery of a strange object buried in the woods dug up by Eternity. What follows is a dangerous battle to save themselves and future generations from an ancient force from a forgotten world.
This book contains the screenplay and notes for the film.
This is a collection of short stories written by multi-award winning film maker and Director Martin Gooch.
Stories of the end of the world, clock-work hearts, evil skies, lost soldiers and being born in the wrong dimension.
Something to get your brain circuits going…