The Ghost Story of Lover’s Lane

Odds and Ends – an artist’s notebook Oct 26th – In the spirit of Halloween, I have re-posted an edited version of last year’s short film: the Legend of Lover’s Lane. Based on the long standing legend from Ancaster (Ont) of what happen at the Hermitage Mansion in the early years of the 19th century.

The Ghost of Lover’s Lane – Hermitage Ruins in Ancaster, Ontario

Odds and Ends – Monday June 8, 2015 In the next week or so, the re-building of the Hermitage Ruins will begin.  My understanding is that the process will start with the numbering of all the stone in the main structure.  I have not heard yet whether they are going to save the remains of theContinue reading “The Ghost of Lover’s Lane – Hermitage Ruins in Ancaster, Ontario”

Hermitage #HamOnt – Part 8

Odds and Ends   This is part 8 and the final installment of the unfinished Hermitage Ruins doc.  Last year, as it appeared that the Hermitage would be partial demolished, a group of activists held a gathering at the Hermitage.  Their goal, to save the Hermitage. This short and unfinished film follows some of theContinue reading “Hermitage #HamOnt – Part 8”

Hermitage – Part 6

Hope everyone is having a fun long weekend. Here is another installment of a walk around the Hermitage Ruins, located in Hamilton, Ontario.   Chris Erskine @erskinec

Hermitage – part 5

Odds and Ends   Hope everyone is well.  Family still keeping me busy.  Here is part 5 of my unfinished film on saving the hermitage.  I still find it an amazing journey of discovery and what makes the Hermitage such an amazing place to visit and explore. Chris Erskine @erskinec

Odds and Ends – Hermitage – Part 4

Busy with family events, so I am unable to do my regular Odds and Ends postings.  Instead, I am quickly posting some raw clips from an unfinished film project on the saving of the Hermitage Ruins.  These clips were filmed last summer and were suppose to be short film on the efforts to save thisContinue reading “Odds and Ends – Hermitage – Part 4”

Hermitage Part 3

Here is the 3rd part of the unfinished project from the summer of 2014. It was a fun and interesting afternoon hearing stories about the past and possible spirits.  As mentioned before, I am busy with family commitments. chris erskine @erskinec

Odds & Ends – Hermitage Part 2

20 Apr 2015   For the next 4-5 weeks, I will be busy with family commitments; so here are some raw footage of past film projects.  This week, part 2 of the never completed film project on the saving of the Hermitage Ruins that are located in Ancaster, Ontario. Chris Erskine #erskinec

Odds and Ends – #savethehermitage

Odds and Ends for Monday, April 13th, 2015.  Every Monday, I post things that didn’t make it into a finish project.  This week: the Save the Hermitage Doc.     Over the next few weeks, I will post clips from this first day of shooting of an indie short film that never materialized.   ChrisContinue reading “Odds and Ends – #savethehermitage”

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