Archive for the ‘Making of The Sweet Shop’ Category

New Sweet Shop video – Director’s update


Movie Boot Camp Interview


Bertie (our production manager) recently popped down to Newbury Sound who have been following the progress of The Sweet Shop since the auditions were held in March. Our film features local people and local places in West Berkshire.

You can listen to the interview by clicking here or sign up to Movie Boot camp by clicking here

Location Look: The ‘actual’ Sweet Shop


As you might have guessed, “The Sweet Shop” had one location that was perhaps more important than all the others.  Finding the right sweet shop however, proved to be a difficult task.  Those of you who have followed the blog from the very beginning may have seen our location scouting video, but that only told a small part of the story.  We scoured the country, looking at literally dozens of potential sweet shop locations, before we found our perfect village sweet shop.

Sweet Memory’s – located at Bourton on the Water, Gloucestershire

“Sweet Memory’s” is a fabulous old fashioned sweet shop in the heart of a gorgeous Cotswold village, run by lovely helpful people who were so good to us, so as you can imagine we couldn’t have been happier with our choice.  We often shot as early as 4am, as Bourton is a busy village and we sometimes needed to avoid the crowds – and the wonderful people who run “Sweet Memory’s” were great about us taking over their shop for a few days – and yes, we did buy lots of sweets!  We would recommend a trip to Bourton and a visit to “Sweet Memory’s” to anyone who loves sweets and a great day out, and our thanks go to the great people at “Sweet Memory’s” and the community of Bourton-on-the-Water.  P.S. the spelling of “Memory’s” does make sense – but you have to think about it…

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Video: Interview with Matthew Lewis – Part 2!


If you missed part 1 you can check it out here

Interview with Vanessa Haywood – Part 1 The Sweet Shop Movie


Whilst filming The Sweet Shop, we took time out to interview Vanessa Haywood, who plays Shelly. Vanessa’s last film was the oscar nominated ‘District 9’.

Check out part 1 below, part 2 is coming very soon!

You can also follow Vanessa on Twitter by clicking here

On set interview with Vanessa Haywood coming soon!


Day 3: Matt Lewis on set in The Sweet Shop


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Gemma Atkinson gets a surprise!


In a scene where Gemma’s character “Katie” is anxiously waiting for someone to arrive into the pub, our Director of Photography Daniel Shirley decided to take matters into his own hands to provide this amusing outtake! Check it out:

Video: Matt ‘prima donna’ Lewis!


Set pictures from the Old Vic Theatre in London


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Photography from AJ White –