Reeltime Pictures latest documentary, the award-winning Lockdown – The Doctor Who Fans’ Survival Guide, will be released next month.
This utterly unique production, made by fans for fans about fans is hosted by Sophie Aldred and directed by Roger Christopher Stevens.
Prior to its DVD, Download and Stream launch, on Monday 9th August, the documentary production has already won three awards at prestigious US film festivals: “Best Documentary” at LA SCi-FI Film Festival, and at the Hollywood Blood Horror Festival; and “Best Docu Feature” the Red Dragon Creative Awards.
In the early months of 2020, the world was thrown into turmoil by a new pandemic … COVID-19 “the Coronavirus” swept across continents, threatening the lives of countless people.
In response, governments imposed severe restrictions upon the lives of their citizens … meaning, that for most people, they were forced to spend months isolated and alone in their homes … they were in lockdown. This is the story of how one international group coped.
Across the globe, Doctor Who fans used their love and passion for the BBC TV series as a way of escaping their claustrophobic life indoors … always inventive, always creative and always filled with humour … they launched an incredible worldwide burst of activity to help each other through.
For the first time ever, Reeltime Pictures brings together some of the most memorable of those endeavours. Utterly unique and inspiring, prepare yourselves to be entertained in a way none of us could have imagined the year before.
“We’d like to dedicate this production to anyone who has suffered loss or illness during this time,” says Reeltime founder Keith Barnfather.
• Lockdown is released on Monday 9th August 2021, price £11.50 | Visit Time Travel TV to pre-order and buying options
Only 1000 limited edition glass mastered DVDs will be produced
The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. He is currently editor of Star Trek Explorer, published by Titan – his third tour of duty on the title originally titled Star Trek Magazine.
Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Babylon 5 Magazine, and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War” and “Dan Dare”.
He’s the writer of “Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies” for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.