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On location in Derry, Northern Ireland, shooting continues for Cinematographer Oli Russell on Derry Girls, a Channel4 comedy/drama directed by Michael Lennox (A Patch of Fog).

The cast were announced yesterday and include (Saoirse Monica Jackson, Tara Lynne O’Neill, Tommy Tiernan and Ian McElhinny). Set in the 1990s this 6 episode show juxtaposes Murder, She Wrote, The Cranberries and The X Files alongside The IRA, The UDA and The RUC… warm, funny and honest, Derry Girls takes a look at the everyday lives of ordinary people living in extraordinary times.

Lisa McGee (Indian Summers, Being Human), who grew up in Derry, scripted this period comedy/drama.

 

 

 

OLI RUSSELL | CV | WEBSITE

New comedy Coconut is set to premiere soon on BBC Three – featuring Costume Design by Jeffrey Michael, Hair and Make Up by Bethany Swan, and Duncan Telford as DOP, the series follows the fictional Ahmed Armstrong as a presenter on the small station Pak Nation TV. Originally from Pakistan but ‘civilised in Kent’, the ‘gentleman documentarian’ is a “full Right-wing Pakistani guy who loves Katie Hopkins, Donald Trump and is a Brexit supporter.”

Directed by Mustafa Kseibati and starring writer Humza Arshad, Coconut is set to air July 5th.


 

DUNCAN TELFORD  |  WEBSITE  //  JEFFREY MICHAEL  |  CV  |  WEBSITE  //  BETHANY SWAN  |  CV  |  WEBSITE

Feature film God’s Own Country opens the Edinburgh International Film Festival tonight, with Production Design by Stephane Collonge and Hair & Make Up Design by Bean Ellis.

Director Francis Lee won Best Director in the World Dramatic category at Sundance Film Festival 2017 (he also wrote the screenplay). Filmed on location in Yorkshire and funded by the BFI God’s Own Country stars Screen Int’l Star of Tomorrow Josh O’Connor, Alec Secareanu, Gemma Jones and Ian Hart.

 

 

Other festivals include Berlinale, LA OutFest, San Francsico Int’l Film Festival…

Production Designer Stephane Collonge’s previous work includes My Brother the Devil, The Hippopotamus and Joanna Hogg’s Archipelago and Unrelated.

Hair & Make Up Designer Bean Ellis has recently wrapped feature film Patrick directed by Mandie Fletcher and starring Beattie Edmondson , and she also designed critically acclaimed The Levelling (Production Design by Sarah Finlay) directed by Hope Dickson Leach.

STEPHANE COLLONGE | CV | WEBSITE // BEAN ELLIS | CV | WEBSITE

Costume Designer Grace Snell continues shooting on feature film VS. – the feature film debut of director Ed Lilly. Set in the hostile and exciting UK rap battle scene, VS. is a drama focusing on urban rites of passage starring rising British actor Connor Swindells (Harlots) and Manchester artist Adam Rooney aka Shotty Horroh.


 

GRACE SNELL  |  CV  |  WEBSITE

Cinematographer Gary Shaw & director Duncan Jones begin the grade on feature film Mute, starring Alexander Skarsgard as Leo Beiler, Justin Theroux as Duck Teddington & Paul Rudd as Cactus Bill.

 

 

Shot in Berlin last Summer, this is Jones’ follow up to Warcraft – Jones also directed Source Code and Moon (also shot by Gary Shaw).

Feature film Tommy’s Honour directed by Jason Connery and starring Peter Mullan, Jack Lowden, Ophelia Lovibond and Sam Neill is released nationwide 30 June 2017 – the feature won the Scottish BAFTA for Best Film 2016.

GARY SHAW | CV | WEBSITE

Wimbledon commences 3 July 2017 – check THIS.

Shot by Will Bex and directed by Scott Lyon (Outsider) the spot utilises both recent and archival footage with world champion Roger Federer taking centre stage.

 

WILL BEX | CV | WEBSITE

Filming has begun on Mike Bartlett scripted ITV drama Trauma, directed by Marc Evans with Cinematographer Baz Irvine.

Trauma is a 3 part drama set in the Trauma Department of a London hospital that tells the story of Alex Reynolds who tragically dies under the care of high-achieving trauma consultant Jon Stephens. Alex’s father then begins to unpick the tragedy, convinced that Stephens is the cause of his son’s death.

Trauma will air in 2018.

Prior to this Baz shot the drama Safehouse which airs later this year – Stephen Moyer stars with Marc Evans directing.

 

BAZ IRVINE | CV | WEBSITE

Production Designer Lucie Red creates a rocking festival and a cool bar for a series of Visa commercials directed by Chris Boyle and produced through Saatchi & Saatchi – Visa SPOTS.

Lucie works across commercials, music promos and drama – her most recent short directed by Oscar nominated and BAFTA winning Daisy Jacobs, THE FULL STORY, hits the festival circuit soon (TRAILER), as does THE TERRIBLE TALE OF HENRIETTA TATE directed by Tom Beckwith Philips shot (by Fede Alfonzo) earlier this year.

Lucie is currently prepping a highly stylised short directed by Andrea Vinciguerra…

 

 

LUCIE RED | CV | WEBSITE

The latest series of Poldark starring Aiden Turner as the eponymous Ross Poldark aired last Sunday on BBC1. The series was shot by both Nick Dance BSC and David Rom, who worked with directors Joss Agnew & Stephen Wolfenden.

Shot on location in Cornwall & Bristol.

Rom shot the BBC BAFTA nominated drama Thirteen directed by Vanessa Caswill and starring Jodie Comer, and previous work by Dance BSC includes the BBC’s The Replacement directed by Joe Ahearne and starring Morven Christie and Vicky McClure.

 

NICK DANCE BSC | CV | WEBSITE // DAVID ROM | CV | WEBSITE