“Sweep” short listed for the “Short On Work Festival”, Italy
Dec 2015 07

The short doc “Sweep” by Harold Chapman has just been short listed, along with eleven other titles for the “Short on Work” festival in Modena, Italy which shines the focus on documentaries looking at work in all its various forms. The winners are announced Thursday 10th December. First prize 2,500 euros!

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Review of “Cinderella” at The Lyric in The Arbuturian
Dec 2015 03

If any of you are in need of some lightweight frippery for Christmas, recommended is “Cinderella” at The Lyric. Harold Chapman, previously a self confessed “panto-phobe”, sees the light. Here is his review, now headlining in the Arbuturian.

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Part Two of “Laura’s Dress” in the Arbuturian
Nov 2015 12

Part Two of Harold Chapman’s short story, “Laura’s Dress” now in the Arbuturian. The titular heroine unveils the dress at a new school…

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Part One of “Laura’s Dress” in the Arbuturian
Nov 2015 11

Part One of a new piece of short fiction written by Harold Chapman is now in the Arbuturian. “Laura’s Dress” is about the making of a young girl’s dream dress in the 1970s as old New Zealand conservatism clashes with the new hippie era.

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Harold Chapman Production Designs new “Comic Strip” film
Oct 2015 23

Harold Chapman has just returned from an 8 week stint in Totnes and Plymouth where he has been Production Designer on the new Comic Strip film. “Rebekah!” lampoons the press and politics in the Rebekah Brooks phone hacking scandal and is set in a seventies parallel universe. Helmed by legendary director Peter Richardson, the film stars Maxine Peake in the lead, Russell Tovey as Sun editor Andy Coulson, Stephen Mangan as Tony Blair, Nigel Planer as Rupert Murdoch, Harry Enfield, John Sessions, Johnny Vegas, Alexei Sayle and James Buckley. Expect “Boogie Nights” meets “All The President’s Men”!

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