The story of a Golden Globe nominated actress who’s done much of it and advice to those who want to do it!

Adventures in the Screen Trade

janemerrow.com ….Trial and Error!!

Hello everyone and thank you for taking a look at this!   It's sort of fun having a brand new site, but issues abound and I am working to make sure we get over these!  So bear with me and we will get there......I hope. All the ...

Posted on November 2, 2013 and filed under Just Talking!

THE AWARDS SEASON IS HOTTING UP

The Awards Season is Hotting up!  While I was in LA I saw three movies, one wonderful, one a bit so-so and the third, interesting but challenging.  These included The Counsellor, interesting but challenging to watch and Kill Your Darlings, a true story about the early careers of some of America's great poets.  I went to the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theatre, which is a stunning venue, for two of the screenings and saw many of the great and the ...

Posted on October 30, 2013 and filed under Just Talking!

janemerrow.com…new site coming

 I am now juggling between three websites, all becoming one in due course and the technical aspect is quite a challenge on the new one: janemerrow.com an update of janemerrow.net.   In the meantime life goes on and we are preparing a clip from THE DAMNED THING to put up on to  some crowd funding sites, to raise money for the post production.  I dont like making movies this way, in more than one phase, but needs must, so on we go! Night ...

Posted on October 16, 2013 and filed under Recent Projects

Jane Merrow: My Favourite People This Week

My Favourite people this week are Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and the English writer Joanna Trollope.  Both are talking about the falling literacy rate in both our countries.  Justice Day O’Connor is appalled by the fact that too many Americans have no idea which three branches of government exist in the US.  This is amazing .. the country is the middle of one of the worst crises in Government and I suppose many people do not really understand what is going on. Joanna ...

Posted on October 7, 2013 and filed under Just Talking!

BEWARE OF WHAT YOU WISH FOR

A spine-chilling tale of magic and retribution. Based on the short story “The Monkeys Paw” by W.W. Jacobs, the film won the Jury Prize for Best Art Direction at the Barcelona Film Festival. This is the first of a projected series of films under the generic heading of “New Chilling Tales. This film is proposed as a pilot film for a series of short period films based on classic short horror stories by famous writers. Learn ...

Posted on September 15, 2013 and filed under Recent Projects