'The Sonata' has been selected to the 39th edition of FANTASPORTO for its World Premiere! The festival will run from February 22nd till March 2nd 2019. Congrats to the team and thanks to the Festival for its support!
DEADLINE: The Cannes Film Festival lineup may be short on Brit movies but for the second year the UK’s three leading financiers, the BFI, BBC Films and Film4, in collaboration with the British Council and the UK government’s ‘Great’ campaign, will be showcasing up-and-coming UK talent with projects in the market. These are projects in post-production which have a strong chance at critical and/or commercial success.
Featuristic Films boards black comedy 'Ilkley' by Harry Michell
16th February 2018
SCREEN INTERNATIONAL: Roger Allam, Derek Jacobi and Anna Maxwell-Martin will lead the cast of black comedy Ilkley, which Independent is introducing to buyers at the European Film Market in Berlin. It is the second feature from Screen Star of Tomorrow Harry Michell, whose debut Chubby Funny saw the director nominated for the Most Promising Newcomer BIFA in 2016.
VARIETY: "L'Echange des Princesses" ("The Royal Exchange") has been nominated for a Cesar Award in Best Foreign Film category. Other nominations went to Christopher Nolan’s “Dunkirk,” Tarik Saleh’s “The Nile Hilton Incident,” Andrei Zviaguintsev’s “Loveless,” Damien Chazelle’s “La La Land,” Stephan Streker’s “Noces” and Ruben Ostlund’s Palme d’Or winning “The Square.”
'The Sonata': First Footage Of European Co-Pro Horror
14th November 2018
DEADLINE: Here’s some good-looking first footage I can reveal of mystery-horror The Sonata, starring Freya Tingley (Hemlock Grove), Simon Akbarian (Casino Royale), James Faulkner (Atomic Blonde) and Rutger Hauer (Blade Runner). Andrew Desmond makes his feature directorial debut and co-wrote the script with Arthur Morin. ARRI Media handles sales. Producers are France’s The Project and the UK’s Featuristic Films.
First look at Harry Michell's dark comedy 'Ilkley'
15th May 2018
SCREEN INTERNATIONAL: Screen can unveil an exclusive first look at Chubby Funny director Harry Michell’s upcoming comedy Ilkley. The film, about an attempted assassination of a controversial secularist at a literary festival, stars Roger Allam (The Lady In The Van) Derek Jacobi (Tolkien) and Anna Maxwell-Martin (Philomena), alongside Harry Melling (The Lost City Of Z) and Tom Brooke (The Death Of Stalin).
VARIETY: Variety has been given the first-look image for mystery thriller “The Sonata,” starring Rutger Hauer, Freya Tingley and Simon Abkarian. ARRI Media will introduce the film to buyers and show first footage at Berlin’s European Film Market.