From Born of Hope to Ren

From Born of Hope to Ren

In our latest behind-the-scenes video, director Kate Madison discusses how the collaborative experience of making Born of Hope – her phenomenally popular Lord of the Rings fan film – shaped the production of Ren. Along the way we hear from some of the international volunteers who helped bring Ren to life. You can see more of Dunja Zwanecki’s article for Nautilus, Abenteuer & Phantastik here. We’ll leave you with some more photos of our international volunteers in action....
ExiliCon Panel

ExiliCon Panel

Last weekend Kate and the team set up shop at ExiliCon, a genre and gaming convention in Cambridge, to promote Ren. The director was also joined by actors Alan Hay (Torberry), Nick Cornwall (Dagron) and James Malpas (Baynon) for a panel session – here are some...
Creating the Studio

Creating the Studio

A year ago, Kate Madison and a small but dedicated team moved into a disused warehouse in a small Cambridgeshire village, and preproduction began in earnest on Ren Season One. Today Kate looks back at the five months spent in Ren Studio and discusses the benefits of bringing creative people together in one...