Helen James Productions summarises her company's recent video production activities.
Online PR News – 21-January-2010 – – Since the December launch of Helen James Productions' new website the company has covered the prestigious Women in Film and TV awards, interviewing Dame Helen Mirren and a host of stars. Helen James Productions created feature video productions for the WFTV website and the awards' sponsors, which include Pinewood Studios. Helen also sold all her interviews to ITV Meridian and ITV Anglia news programmes, helping to publicise the great work the WFTV does for its 10,000 strong membership, more particularly highlighting the importance of women in the media industry.
Managing Director Helen James also attended the World Premiere of Sherlock Holmes in London's Leicester Square for ITV news. She interviewed Hollywood heart-throb Robert Downey Jr about his Golden Globe winning performance in the movie, which was filmed throughout Britain. Jude Law also expressed delight at the fact this film could boost tourism, especially in Kent. Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong and Director Guy Ritchie also talked to Helen about how they made the movie.
Chatham Historic Dockyard proved a versatile location for the film. Production designer Sarah Greenwood explained how it was transformed into a Victorian London Dockyard, prison yard, pub and boxing ring.
Clive Owen has also spoken to Helen James Productions' Mary Green about the making of his new film, The Boys Are Back - a true story about a father single-handedly bringing up two boys following the tragic death of his wife. The movie was shot in South Australia and the tourist commission hopes it will encourage more people to visit their glorious country. Helen James Productions promoted the film on ITV Meridian and ITV Central and is making a web video too.
Law and Order:UK is now back on ITV1 for a second season. Helen James Productions interviewed the drama's stars, including Bradley Walsh (Coronation Street), Jamie Bamber (Battlestar Gallactica) and Freema Agyeman (Dr Who, Little Dorrit). Law and Order: UK DVD (season 1) is now available. Helen James Productions also produced the bonus features for season 2 and the double box set for Kudos and NBC Universal.
Helen continues to work on the DVD bonus features and EPK for the BBC3 drama Lip Service and will be creating more special features for BBC1's New Tricks which has begun filming a seventh series, starring Dennis Waterman, Alun Armstrong, James Bolam and Amanda Redman.
Helen James can be followed on Twitter by those who want to know more about the company’s video production activities as well as the latest news on the Baftas and Oscars.