Movie Boot Camp from the makers of The Sweet Shop!

07/05/2010

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Video: Interview with Matthew Lewis – Part 3!

06/29/2010

Click ‘read more’ to see part 1 and 2 if you missed them!

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Costume sketches from costume designer Helen Roundhill for the characters of The Sweet Shop

06/28/2010

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Location Look: The ‘actual’ Sweet Shop

06/25/2010

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…

The full address

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A look at shooting a scene

06/23/2010

Many people have got in contact asking for a bit more of an inside “look” at shooting a scene from The Sweet Shop. Well our “making of guy” Will Riddell has put together a little teaser for those interested! Thanks for this Will – introducing Matthew Lewis, Susan Hoecke and Seb Hurtado in – Scene 53 (catchy name huh!)

50,780 people can’t be wrong!

06/21/2010

Just a quick, short happy message! We are ecstatic to announce that even before the movie is born to the world we have over 50,000 registered fans from around the world! We still have some very exciting opportunities to come over the next few months and we are sure you’ll enjoy them as much as we enjoy finding them!

So hold tight, the journey begins, again again! (if you know what I mean)

…On the International Movie Database (IMDb)

06/19/2010

We are happy to announce “The Sweet Shop” is now up and running on the International Movie Database (IMDb). IMDb is used to index all films and allows people around the world to keep track on the developments …. although with the updates on this blog, why on earth would you go elsewhere? 😀

We are also happy to release the first Sweet Shop movie poster which can be viewed below! For those who are interested you can check out our entry on IMDb here: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1663692/ – we will be updating details on IMDb (as well as here) as they come in! If you have Facebook feel free to “like” the movie on the top right!

And here is the poster:

The First Poster from The Sweet Shop

Internal Publicity Day

06/17/2010

In the midst of shooting “The Sweet Shop”, the cast and crew have taken a break from filming to carry out an internal publicity day. This saw the major cast members get together to sign limited edition t-shirts (for future competitions) and posters, have “poster photos” taken, radio interviews and lots lots more (including munching on a wide variety of food it turned out). For those interested in seeing Gemma Atkinson, Susan Hoecke, Matthew Lewis and Vanessa Haywood strut their stuff, click play below!

Video: Interview with Gemma Atkinson on set for The Sweet Shop – Part 2!

06/15/2010

If you missed part 1, you can check it out here

Video: Interview with Gemma Atkinson on set for The Sweet Shop – Part 1!

06/10/2010

Part 2 coming soon!