Author Archives: Tom

Remaking John Lennon’s “Mr. Kite” Poster

Posted by on October 09, 2012 in News | 0 Comments

Designer Peter Dean always wanted a copy of the Victorian era circus poster that inspired John Lennon to write “Being For The Benefit of Mr. Kite”, but all the copies he’d seen were poor imitations. So he decided to do it himself. You can order a limited edition print here. The short film by Nick Esdaile and Joe Fellows about […]

An Interview With Orson Welles, 8 Days Before his Death in 1985

Posted by on October 08, 2012 in News | 0 Comments

I stumbled upon this YouTube video of one of the last interviews of Orson Welles. He still astounds me as an actor, director, and individual. I don’t think he was always right, but he wasn’t always wrong, either.

Legos and Stanley Kubrick

Posted by on October 03, 2012 in News | 0 Comments

YouTube user XXxOPRIMExXX has been uploading an homage to Stanley Kubrick’s brilliant film “Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love The Bomb” that involves stop motion animation of Lego mini-figs on Lego built sets. The results are a little weird, and quite fun.   via BoingBoing

Watching the sun come up…

Posted by on October 02, 2012 in News | 0 Comments

This morning we were up early scouting some locations for the next MSO spot. Here Tom stands in the light of the rising sun in front of the Jackson Convention center… Looking pretty epic!

The First Film Adaptation of “Frankenstein”

Posted by on August 15, 2012 in News | 0 Comments

This is kind of amazing, at least to me. Filmed by Edison Studios in 1910(!), I first first heard about this production when I was in the 4th or 5th grade. I was kind of big into classic horror films as a kid, and there was a book in my elementary school library that about horror movie history, and it […]

The Making Of Pink Floyd's Wish You Were Here...

Documentary Film about Pink Floyd’s “Wish You Were Here”

Posted by on August 15, 2012 in News | 0 Comments

This is a pretty amazing doc. Beautifully shot and edited. And, of course, the story is tragic and fantastic.

Welcome to Our Website!

Posted by on August 15, 2012 in News | 0 Comments

Welcome to Spot On Productions’ new website and blog! We hope you have a look around, and let us know what you think.