Living the Dream – How my TV career started

The Beginning People have often asked me “How did you start out in the Film and TV Industry?” Well It began for me nearly 30 Years ago.  As a young impressionable 10 year old.  I lived with my parents as you do when you’re 10….

Rainbow Trout Films Wins At TMT Media Awards 2016

Rainbow Trout Films picks up award at the TMT Media Awards for Best Corporate Film Company – UK     The Article Reads: Rainbow Trout Films is a video production company, founded in 2010 by filmmaker James Mellor. In this interview, James gives us a…

The Inflight Food Trip – Crowdfunding the Documentary.

There’s an Indiegogo campaign for an airline food movie!   The Inflight Food Trip – A full-length documentary film seeks to pull back the curtain on how airlines source, prepare, and deliver meals to passengers at 35,000 feet. Titled “The Inflight Food Trip” and developed…

Crowdfunding Tips

As i’m about to launch a campaign with a colleague on @indiegogo I thought I’d share some  tips i’ve picked up, in going through this process. I’ve friends and fellow filmmakers whom have both failed and succeeded with crowdfunding for their projects. PLAN… Plan every…

Welcome

Welcome to my first blog.  I’m going to cover many areas of the film and television industry. Including production, post production. Kit, crowdfunding and more. Check out www.rainbowtroutfilms.com for more information on my production company.

Hello world!

Welcome to my blog.  My name is James Mellor, and i’m a filmmaker, producer, director.  I’ve worked in the industry for over 16 years.  Starting off as the tea boy, working my way up the Assistant Director route in Films and TV drama. I then moved…