LA appeal for cash to make documentary on Holloway producer

07:02 02 October 2012

The PalmDoor Films crwew on location in Holloway Road

The PalmDoor Films crwew on location in Holloway Road


A film crew from Los Angeles is asking for cash to help finish a Joe Meek documentary.

Susan Stahman and Howard Berger from PalmDoor Films have launched a donation website to raise the minimum $40,000 they need to complete A Life in the Death of Joe Meek.

The pair have worked on the film for nine years, funding everything out of their own pockets, and have travelled across Britain and the US to interview more than 70 friends, colleagues or fans of the famous producer, including members of Led Zepellin and Yes,Asia.

Now they have run out of money and need help to complete the project.

More than $17,000 has already been pledged via the website – but if they don’t reach their target by October 16 all the money is refunded.

Anyone pledging more than $10 gets a gift, including signed DVDs of the film when it’s released. To get involved, visit:


Latest News Stories

Volunteers will help sufferers of dementia to continue doing their favourite hobbies

A local Alzheimer’s charity is looking for volunteers for a new service to help people with dementia.

The man whose body was recovered from the Regent’s Canal has been named as Sebastiano Magnanini

Paul Williams, 61, of no fixed abode was on the evening of Thursday, October 8, charged with preventing lawful burial.

Islington Cllr Asima Shaikh, centre, visited users and staff at the learning centre. Picture: Arsenal FC/David Price

Arsenal FC’s adult learning centre has reopened in a new home by Emirates Stadium.

City Supermarket, in Goswell Road. Picture: Google Street View

A convenience store has had its alcohol licence revoked - after selling knives to a violent teenager.

Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court. Picture: Polly Hancock

A savage English bull terrier chased a terrified schoolgirl down the street and bit her so severely she needed surgery, a court heard.

Yesterday, 15:00
Arsenal Stadium management have recently put up anti-skating signs and anti-skating devices on the steps outside the stadium on the North Bank Terrace to stop skaters skating over the memorial plaques there.

A mother has hit out at Arsenal Football Club after skateboarders were stopped from using steps with personalised memorial plaques at Emirates Stadium.

Yesterday, 14:51
The man whose body was recovered from the Regent’s Canal has been named as Sebastiano Magnanini

Two men have been arrested in connection with the suspected murder of a man in Islington, whose body was recovered from the Regent’s Canal in September.

Yesterday, 13:00
Pride of Britain Winner   SOHANA Collins and sisters with Sam Cameron ,  and at the Downing Street 


In many ways, Sohana Collins is just like any other 13-year-old: she goes to school, she’s obsessed with Harry Potter and enjoys playing with her family’s puppy.

Most read news


Angharad Baa Stool in Rare Breed.

Great British Life is offering a sheepskin footstool worth £199 to a lucky reader

You'll be stocked up on toiletries  for a while!

Cosmetics, toiletries, vitamins and more.

You could be splashing the cash at Topshop!

Just imagine what you could do with £1,000 to spend at Topshop.

Digital Edition

Read the Islington Gazette e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24

Local business directory

Our trusted business finder