Set from 'The Merchant of Venice' (2004)

These are scanned prints from my days as a film-set painter/carpenter. I worked on seven productions between 1991 and 2004, when Luxembourg was quite a popular location for small- to medium-budget movies, thanks mostly to tax incentives offered by the government there. I will always cherish the memories I have of those experiences. The work was long, hard, dirty and sometimes pretty dangerous, but it was also very creative, fantastic fun, and there was a lot of partying and general madness happening both on and off set - plus I got to meet and work with so many incredible people. Great memories indeed! The shot shown here is of a massive Venice set we recreated in Luxembourg for the movie 'The Merchant of Venice', which starred Al Pacino, Jeremy Irons and Joseph Fiennes.

cinema film movie set venice
Pentax P50
Kodak Gold 400 (35mm) (Lomography 線上商店 有售)
Making Movies

7 個留言

  1. buckshot
    buckshot ·

    Note the ice on the canal - we worked right through the winter on this set.

  2. stratski
    stratski ·

    Lovely peek behind the scenes! While you were making these sets, I was working as a movie operater in a tiny theatre. I showed both the Mechant of Venice (don't remember what I thought of it) and Shadow of the Vampire (I loved that film!).

  3. buckshot
    buckshot ·

    @stratski That's a really cool connection! Glad you shared it :-)

  4. allanbendiksen
    allanbendiksen ·

    Interesting roll!

  5. mafiosa
    mafiosa ·

    Incredible re-creation!

  6. kibs
    kibs ·

    I love this album and your descriptions :)

  7. jess_spd
    jess_spd ·


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