LONDON FESTIVAL DOUBLE
has been selected for screening at the BBC British Short Film Festival 21st
- 28th September, Screen 2,
Empire Leicester Square. It has also been selected for the Raindance Film Festival 13th - 26th October.
BE SEEN TO BE BELIEVED
Women in Film have selected
as an official entry for their 'be seen to be believed' event, 17th July at
Mr Young's Screening Theatre.
Alan Parker was in attendance for the second screening of at The Moving Picture Company on 31st March. Parker enjoyed the film a great deal and complimented the producers and director for all their hard work, 'It really showed on screen'.
NEW YORK WELCOMES
are delighted to announce that
has been accepted for the
Williamsburg and Brooklyn Film Festival, 10th - 14th May 2000.
This is the first time the film will have been shown outside the UK and is the only British film being represented there.
LAB'S FIRST SUCCESS
Eric Deacon's comedy, 'The Lodge' set around the world of hospital porters. 'The Lodge' was given the Story Lab treatment last year at BAFTA and proved a resounding success with the assembles audience. We are delighted that the BBC has commissioned a pilot and look forward to it becoming a long running series.
WRITING GOES FROM STRENGTH TO STRENGTH
Writer /Director Eric Deacon
for his three part drama Relative Strangers, starring Oscar Winning
actress, Brenda Fricker. Made for RTE, the show has received widespread
critical acclaim and was watched by the equivalent of twelve million viewers
in Ireland. The producers hope to sell the programme to the ITV Network.
Blind Ambition, a two part drama starring Robson Green, also written by Eric Deacon, is currently filming in Australia and the UK. The story revolves around a blind runner and his bid for Olympic Gold and is due on our screens in the run up to this years' Sydney 2000 Games.
OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS FOR DOP
are delighted to announce that Jasper Fforde, the Director of Photography for has been accepted for the First Film Foundations New Directions scheme. Jasper will be attending two weeks of screenings and showcase events in New York and LA. We would like to take this opportunity to wish him every success, he is a real talent for the future. Good luck Jasper !'
SCREENING LAUNCH PARTY SUCCESS
Nearly two hundred
held their premiere launch party at The Moving Picture Company in Wardour
St Surely one of Sohos finest screening facilities.
The event brought together a cross section of industry professionals, crew and celebrities. It was a fantastic evening and we couldn't have hoped for a better response said Sean Blowers (Producer). Seeing the film in its entirety on the big screen was something we had all waited so long for and on the night nobody was disappointed.
The Moving Picture Companys screening theatre is a first class venue and on the night the whole place was buzzing, in fact such was the demand, we ended up showing the film five times instead of the three that wed originally planned. We have received a great deal of interest and feel that another screening is definitely on the cards, we will do our best to make it happen'. Joy Mellins (Producer).
If you are interested in attending the next screening please contact , or call again at this site soon, for further information. For those of you attending this years Cannes Film Festival, will be holding a lunchtime screening on board a Yacht in the marina, more information on this event will be available nearer to the festival.