The Green House

8. August 2011

Green Screen - Photography by Jared TarbellThis weekend I was in Southend on the East Coast shooting a video for a Rockford's Rock Opera ­ the ecological musical story. Since the project is all self financed we have to be careful about the money we spend and so the video director looked for alternatives from the normal commercial video studios where these things are normally done.

However I must admit, pulling up outside a very normal looking chalet bungalow property on a normal street, I wondered if he'd taken his money saving brief a bit too far? Were we to shoot this video in someone's front room? This could have been the 'concept' of course, The Cure once shot a video in a cupboard, but since the idea behind this creative was definitely not domestic, I began to wonder. More...