It is exactly a year ago when we were contacted by our dear friends at SEEN / Hi5 productions in Paris to help them
set a great looking film for Bouygues.Read More
For the first time in 36 years the panel of TV industry leaders at the Edinburgh International Television Festival is listening to an industry outsider, Eric Schmidt the CEO of Google. Not only an outsider but someone they have loved to hate. Could this be the beginning of a turning point for the future collaboration between major broadcasters in the UK and the internet giant google?Read More
Just returned from the AWS Summit 2011 that took place in the Queen Elizabeth II center in Westminster and here is some of the wisdom I took home with me:Read More
Filmmaker Dana Trometer runs Tarmak Media with her husband the cinematographer Eric Trometer. The company is based in Central London and is winning lots of fans with its move into providing online content and films for the web.
FCO: You’ve been living and working in the UK for 11 years now, how has that helped you forge your filmmaking career?
Dana Trometer: Basically it was a massive help. I studied communication and arts at the Lebanese American University of Beirut and wrote a thesis on theatre and film but I always wanted to come to Britain and study documentary because I wanted to become a good documentary maker. My father was a British national – he had to move from Lebanon during the war in the 1970s and never came back so I really wanted to live with him. He was a very political cartoonist and worked for the Observer and a lot of British magazines so he was bridging our two cultures by using his art.Read More