C.S. Lewis’ Forgotten Story: Glastonbury

From our Executive Director Daniel McNicoll This will be a three part essay taking an in-depth look at Avalon and Glastonbury’s influence over two great literary geniuses of the past century, C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien. The first of these articles will focus on Lewis, the second Tolkien, with the third a summation and analysis of Glastonbury’s further influence. – …

UK interview with Oxford’s Dr. Sidney Anglo

Our team finally arrives in London, England to set up for a shoot at Dr. Sydney Anglo’s house. Led by British cinematographer, Stuart Aimer, the crew buckles down for a fascinating day with one of the world’s most knowledgeable and prolific experts on Renaissance Martial Arts. One of his most notable books, The Martial Arts of Renaissance Europe comes to …

John Rhys-Davies Signs on as Narrator

Galatia Films is pleased to announce that John Rhys-Davies will be narrating the feature documentary, “Reclaiming the Blade”. The producers are thrilled as John has not only the right voice for the film, but also a personal interest in project’s theme. John Rhys-Davies’ prolific film credits include two of the most popular trilogies ever made- “Indiana Jones” and “The Lord …

Star Wars ForceCast Interviews Galatia Films

The Weekly ForceCast is back as the anticipation builds for San Diego Comic Con. What will be announced at next week’s Star Wars Spectacular? Listen in as we discuss all of the possibilities… and we mean ALL. We also welcome Writer/Director Daniel McNicoll to the ForceCast Cantina to talk about his new Reclaiming The Blade documentary and the lightsaber’s place …

Daniel McNicoll Interview by TheOneRing.net

TORn Exclusive with Director Daniel  McNicoll by MrCere – “Star Wars” and “The Lord of the Rings” are two of the most widely appealing film series in history. While they share many common elements, there is little argument that knights and swords sit at the core of each. The Jedi masters and their sabers – the weapon passed from father …

New ‘Holy Thorn’ and ITV Film Mention

A big thanks to ITV for publishing a story not only about our favorite tree but also featuring our film project “Glastonbury: Isle of Light”. Here’s the article: ITV – New ‘Holy Thorn’ for Glastonbury A new tree descended from Glastonbury’s vandalised Holy Thorn is to be planted in the town this afternoon. The sapling has been grown from cuttings …

‘The Hobbit’ Travel Guide Author Begins Campaign For Somerset

Ian Brodie, award winning photographer and author of The Lord of the Rings Location Guidebook and forthcoming, The Hobbit Location Guidebook, has set his sights on Glastonbury for his next book project, Journey Through Somerset. His recent trip to Somerset had a lot to do with a realization that the county certainly had the historical landscape to support a full …