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11th October 2009

nightisday_fans10:31am: NEW 'Night is Day' LJ
The new LJ for Night is Day is at nightisday_fans ! Join us there :D

moonlitcactus x

5th April 2007

ecossefilmmaker10:05am: Night is Day - Propeller TV Launch Date!
Night is Day, Scotland's first ever web series, will be shown on Sky Channel Propeller TV (195) this Saturday at 10pm.

Episode 1 introduces you to Jason Mackenzie has he saves a young student journalist, Amy, from being killed by an attacker. Wounded, Jason is taken back to Amy's flat and she carefully patches him up without touching his skin, otherwise Jason's body will generate electricity which will shock Amy, and Jason will receive another vision.

While Amy patches up Jason, he recounts to her how he became a superhero and why he chooses to protect the innocent.

Episode 1 is 11 minutes long and like the rest of the series was shot with no money whatsoever. Well, we paid for the food and tapes.

Episodes 1 to 3 are currently online to watch at http://www.nightisday.com.

We're currently filming the last episode of the series with 2 filming days left. So far over 14,000 people have visited our website and Martin Compston from "Sweet Sixteen", "Red Road" and "A Guide to Recognising your saints" has a cameo in episode 6.

Please spread the word about our series as the more people who know about it, the better.

Thank you :)


30th November 2006

ecossefilmmaker11:16am: Night is Day: The Web Series
So if you've been following the exploits of my first web tv series Night is Day you might be interested in knowing that episode 1 is now online! You can either go to the website to download it or you can go here and download it.

We've now got it on MySpace if you'd prefer to watch it there!

A lot of people have been watching it so far which is brilliant and a lot of people have been visiting the site! We've received a few donations now and lots of good feedback.

If you're interested you can listen to a radio interview I did for Radio Scotland at this page. We were also in the Sun on monday 27th november which was very cool.

Episode 2 should be online on the 16th of December so be sure to tell everybody!


X-posted to other communities :)

13th October 2006

ecossefilmmaker10:43am: Updates! :)
Hey all,

Here's some updates for the faithful few who read this forum :p

Need you to all get your friends to join and post!

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Chris Somerville Interview

Shian Denovan, Alexandra Mackenzie and Mark Harvey Interview

Comments please :)

22nd September 2006

__supericons8:41pm: Hello! Made some icons from episodes one and two :)


More over here.

ecossefilmmaker7:48pm: Trailers

We're working hard to get episode 1 online for the 30th of September and we've shot half of episode 2.

Watch this space :)
Current Mood: accomplished

15th August 2006

ecossefilmmaker3:56pm: New Photos
So episode 1 may have completed filming but we're working hard on now promoting the series and the opening episode.

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Click over to http://www.flickr.com/photos/nightisdaywebseries/ to see some new photos taken by Joe our photographer.

More news can be found at http://www.nightisday.moonfruit.com

Thanks :D

14th August 2006

ecossefilmmaker3:20pm: Episode 1 is wrapped!
"Night is Day: The Web Series" episode one has now completed filming.

We filmed in Bearsden on Saturday and Sunday filming all 12 scenes of the episode which explains the origins of Jason's superhero powers and introduces his could-be love interest, Amy, a young writer/journalist who is saved by Jason.

The cast and the crew worked extremely hard and we're going to get a couple of extra cast interviews to add to the website and Joe our photographer is going to be sending me the photos that he took on the first day of filming to be uploaded to the website.

Keep an eye on the site as we'll have some teasing items to show you...

Also, if you do visit http://www.nightisday.moonfruit.com please leave a message on the message board so we know who you are and where you are coming from!

Don't forget we also have a MySpace page at http://www.myspace.com/nightisdayweb.


- Fraser

10th August 2006

ecossefilmmaker4:15pm: Hey guys and girls,

We're making our own sci-fi tv series to be downloaded from the web. Please check it out at http://www.myspace.com/nightisdayweb or http://www.nightisday.com or http://www.nightisday.moonfruit.com

Support is much appreciated


- Fraser

6th August 2006

ecossefilmmaker7:55pm: Yesterday we shot the trailer for the series in Glasgow. You can read all about it in the NEWS section and we've got photos in the gallery too.

If you visit, please leave a message on the board!


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2nd August 2006

ecossefilmmaker7:16pm: New Website
It's being designed as we type but check out http://www.nightisday.com


- Fraser

30th July 2006

ecossefilmmaker2:55pm: New Photo
Okay, it's an old photo, but it's a cool one :D

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29th July 2006

jasonoconnor11:32am: Video Clips
If you visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=McrRHGNKg_o then you can watch Shian Denovan auditioning for the role of Amy with Chris Sommerville who plays Jason.

And if you visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4tcO9N6qqZo http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=McrRHGNKg_o you can see what the electricity is going to look like in the series.

Please be sure to visit http://www.nightisday.moonfruit.com and leave a message.


- Fraser

28th July 2006

jasonoconnor10:19am: Jason's Powers
Here's an early test of what Jason's electricity powers could look like...


New photos on http://www.nightisday.moonfruit.com


27th July 2006

jasonoconnor8:32pm: Latest Updates
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We've added a lot more photos at http://www.nightisday.moonfruit.com of locations that we're going to be filming at in August.

We're going to shoot a small promotional teaser sometime soon for the website and for a video blog we're in the process of creating.

Be sure to check it all out and join our forum.


- Fraser

24th July 2006

jasonoconnor8:49pm: The Forums!

Please have a look and sign up :) Thanks.

- Fraser

jasonoconnor11:43am: More photos
I've now uploaded two more stills from our test footage at http://www.nightisday.moonfruit.com.

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Jason holds Amy back from her attacker.

You can also download Shian's audition video at http://www.sillyweefilms.co.uk/amy-audition.wmv - Windows Media Player is required.

We've now got a professional photographer, Joe Gibson, who will be taking our promotional photos for the website and for press purposes.

David Reynolds is working on the test footage we shot right now to give us a rough idea of what Jason's powers might look like. David already did a small test which you can see at http://www.sillyweefilms.co.uk/electricitytest1.mpg

On Wednesday Neil (producer) and myself are going to a freelance event where people from Channel 4 and other independent production companies will be present, and we will tell them about the series to see if they can help us with funding.

That's all for now

- Fraser
Current Mood: cheerful

22nd July 2006

jasonoconnor6:59pm: Today's Auditions
Today we auditioned actresses to play the role of Amy.

I posted an update on the website's blog over at http://www.nightisday.moonfruit.com

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Chris Sommerville plays Jason Mackenzie, our tortured hero who has the ability to forsee how anybody he touches is going to die, and using his electricial energy can prevent the innocent from being killed.

Shian Denovan plays Amy, a young writer/waitress who is saved by Jason and offers to patch him when he gets hurt.

Be sure to check out the website and keep an eye out for updates.
Current Mood: chipper

17th July 2006

jasonoconnor8:43pm: Welcome

This is the first post to this community :)

"Night is Day: The Web Series" is a small 6 part internet series that will be shot in and around Glasgow from the end of August. It's a low budget project by Fraser Coull (that's me) who is a filmmaker in Glasgow. With three short films and quite a bit of experience behind me, I've decided that my next project will be to develope and produce a series of 6x15 minute episodes based on some of the characters from my first short film "Night is Day: Dusk".

"Night is Day: Dusk" introduced you to the world of Jason Mackenzie, but you didn't find how who he was or how he did what he did or why. Over the 6 episodes of the series I plan to let you know a little bit more about him.

Don't get me wrong, he is the GOOD guy, but he has some darker personality traits that are going to cause trouble.

You can find out more about the series at http://www.nightisday.moonfruit.com.

If you want to know more about the short film go to http://www.nightisday.co.uk and you can buy the DVD for £5 over at http://www.sillyweefilms.co.uk

I hope you'll join the community and talk sensible talk.

No spam, flaming, abuse or silliness please. It will not be tolerated here.

This is a safe haven for geeks and sci-fi/fantasy nuts to talk about the series.

Thank you

- Fraser
Current Mood: cheerful

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