Danny Jackson: From Rock Musician to Horror Film Composer

INDEPENDENT FILM: I’ve written & directed an independent feature film called #Blackout starring Annie Burkin and Robert Walters. Here’s an interview with the film score composer Danny Jackson who was once a rock musician. Danny says: “Understanding the relationship between emotion and music for me is critical. In some films, this can be easy to understand. For example, a sad scene is usually accompanied by minor keys. However, horror scores to me are a different game altogether and Blackout is no exception. There are still some basic rules to follow: understanding when music or sound is necessary for a scene, how to prepare for a jump scare and subtle background music to help complement the actors’ thought processes.” Read the interview. https://whatshotlondon.co.uk/from-rock-musician-to-horror-film-composer-danny-jackson-tackles-a-blackout-thriller/

Danny Jackson, rock musician & Blackout movie film score composer


The Girl on the Train

FILM REVIEW: A simple title, a complex, puzzle-like plot. Check out my review of The Girl on the Train. #cinema #movies http://whatshotlondon.co.uk/the-girl-on-the-train-film/


Hot Shorts Film Festival 2016

What’s Hot London’s ‘Hot Shorts Film Festival 2016. Well done to all selected film-makers! In my role as festival organiser it was cool to see a packed venue and offer an entertaining and diverse selection of films. The screening and awards evening was a great night all round. Both UK and international short-filmmakers attended our film festival at The Roxy on Saturday October 8th. A red carpet event! Click link for article in What’s Hot London Magazine about the winners and runner-ups. http://whatshotlondon.co.uk/hot-shorts-film-festival-london-2016/









Follow the editing process of movie I directed – BLACKOUT

FILM: Every week we will share the editing process. Scene-by-scene giving you just enough of a taster of our forthcoming East End council flat horror movie. Follow edit updates here http://milestoneslipstream.com/productionnoticeboard.html


My article in news magazine about quantum physics, medical science & ethics.

QUANTUM PHYSICS: Check out article I wrote for online news magazine about the ethical issues raised by scientific development. References quantum physics: the search for universe’s tiniest sub-atomic matter, quarks, neutrinos, dark matter etc  http://redhotchillinews.com/our-society/do-recent-scientific-developments-indicate-we-are-reaching-a-prometheus-point/#more-1088


My article on poets Lord Byron & Keats’ views on Parthenon Marbles

SCULPTURE: Check out my article here on poets Lord Byron (1788-1824) and John Keats’ (1795-1821) differing views on the Parthenon Marbles which were shipped from Greece to Britain in 1807 during the Turkish conflict. http://artsreviews.webs.com/